Ever wondered if heaven is real? Ever wondered who is there? Ever wondered who might not be there? Ever heard stories of people who have had near death experiences who got to spend some time there? Ever learned or considered what that might mean for you? I read the book Heaven is for real a… Continue reading Heaven is for real!
Does it depend you your perspective which answer you will give? Does it depend on how secure you are feeling today? Imagine if you were able to take an eternal perspective how you would see it. An eternal perspective where thanks to Jesus we know that beyond what we are going through right here and… Continue reading Are you being challenged, attacked, troubled, or suffering?
Are you looking up to something earthly or something heavenly? Are you focusing on something material or eternal? Are you looking to something symbolic or something real? As you celebrate today, what is it that you are celebrating? Is it something that will last the day or something that will change the rest of your… Continue reading Happy Easter! What is it that you are looking up to? He is Risen! He is Risen indeed!
How far will you walk? How far will you go? How deep do you need to go before you start to look up? Where will you put your focus? Are you using your rope to determine a safety boundary? What does the rope represent to you? What is on the other end? What is the… Continue reading Do you have to wait till you get to the end of your rope before you will hear? listen? do what is right?
Ever wondered how someone can know things? Ever wondered how someone can understand things? Ever wondered how someone can bring such unity? Ever wondered how such peace can be created? Ever wondered how such truth can exist? Let's take a look at today's reading from Isaiah 11... The Righteous Reign of the Branch 1 There shall… Continue reading PROTECTING ISRAEL…(The Bible’s Impact on Trade and Taxes [June 14])
How many of us realize that we need a savior to be right with God? How many of us realize that we can't get right with God on our own? So what would that mean when it comes to the end time if we just tried to do it all on our own? Today's reading… Continue reading When we get to the end will we be prepared? Will you have received and opened the gift? (The Bible’s Impact on Acts of Mercy [Apr 8])
In the midst of a meeting? In the midst of an argument? In the midst of a disaster? In the midst of a storm? In the midst of the news? In the midst of life? What about a peace that goes beyond all understanding that guards your heart? There are so many things in life… Continue reading Can you keep hold of peace?
Do you realize there is such thing as absolute truth? Do you realize there is such thing as right and wrong? Do you realize there is such thing as good and evil? Do you realize that we all get to choose? Do you realize that our choices have outcomes? Do you realize that our decisions… Continue reading Benefits of alignment with God…
I know there are some who go in with a servant leadership heart and desires to serve the people that elected them. I know there are some that seek God's wisdom in every decision they need to make. I know there are some that God uses for big initiatives. I know there are some that… Continue reading What type of legislators are there?
Do you believe what the Bible says? Do you believe He is the one the prophets foretold of? Do you believe that He is the son of God? Do you believe that He died on the cross to pay for our sins? Do you believe that He conquered the grave and that the grave was… Continue reading Do you believe who Jesus is?
Are you listening or hearing? Are you listening and acting on it? Are you listening to someone who is out for your best interest? Are you listening to someone who is out for their own best interest? What have you learned from listening? What have you experienced through listening? Are they a good advisor? Are… Continue reading Who are you listening to?
Wisdom is the word that comes to mind. Wisdom is the word that points my thoughts to God. Wisdom is the word that makes me turn to God's Word. Wisdom is what explains the how. Wisdom’s Light and Limits 1Who is like the wise person? Who knows the meaning of a matter? A person’s wisdom… Continue reading Not sure what to do? where to turn? how to…
It's not all about feelings, because feelings can be wrong. It's not all about emotions, because emotions can be wrong. What are you using as your reference point for a source of truth and direction? Does your reference point stand firm and unmoving? Does your reference point shift and move? Have you picked up the… Continue reading It’s not all about you! It’s not all about stuff! It’s not about having to, it’s about getting to!
Are you focused? Are you distracted? Are you focused on yourself? Are you focused on others? Are you comparing yourself to others? Are you comparing yourself against what God's calling you to become? In and through it all are you keeping your eyes on the prize or are they looking at what others are doing… Continue reading Are you keeping your eyes on the prize? on the goal? on the finish line?
How much wisdom? How much grace? How much love? How much effort? How much hope? How much do you need? Do you realize that God's grace is enough? Do you realize that God's love is enough? Do you realize that God will never leave you and never abandon you? Do you realize that when we… Continue reading How much do you need?