Are you a giver or a taker? Are you an encourager or a discourager? Are you are builder or a wrecker? If the opportunity to be generous comes up are you ready to give? It isn't about the amount but rather the heart. We know and see this when we read in the bible about… Continue reading Are you generous or do you need to be challenged to be generous?
Are you generous or do you just pretend to be? Are you truthful or are half truths ok to you? Are you a giver or a hoarder? Will you be genuine? If you sold something in order to get cash to be able to give, would you be honest about what percentage you are wanting… Continue reading Will you be genuine?
Do you realize how much God loves you? He loves you so much that He gave! He loves you so much that He gave His one and only Son. He didn't send Jesus to condemn the world but that through Jesus the world could be saved! He send Jesus so that whosoever would believe on… Continue reading Do you realize it took sacrifice?
Are you a giver or a taker? Are you giving out of your abundance or giving out of your need? Are you giving out of love or out of compulsion? Are you giving out of love or out of guilt? Are you giving of your time? Are you giving of your resources? Is your giving… Continue reading Do you have a heart to give? What motivates you to give?
Is it about being kind to others? Is it about giving to others? Is it about time? Is it about money? Is it going over the top rather than doing the bare minimum or what is necessary? Are you generous at home? Are you generous at work (or school if you are still in school)?… Continue reading What does generosity look like to you?
How do you feel when you see people on the side of the road asking for help? How do you respond when you see people with signs asking for help? How do you respond if they are just themselves? How do you respond if their sign says they are a single mom? How do you… Continue reading MEDIEVAL BUSINESSES AND THE POOR…(The Bible’s Impact on Trade and Taxes [June 6])
Are you investing? Are you sowing? What are you pouring into? What or who are you investing in? What or who are you sowing in? Are you investing generously? Are you sowing generously? Are you pouring generously? Imagine you have a garden and the soil is tilled and all ready for seed. If you want… Continue reading ROLLING IN THE DEEP…(The Bible’s Impact on Music [May 25])
Today is the day that the Lord has made, so let's rejoice and be glad in it! Now that we are filled up, how can we pour out into the world around us and be a blessing? Who can we bless? What will it take to make it a personal blessing to each person we… Continue reading Who will you bless today?
Do you feel and believe that it is better to give than receive? Do you believe it is good to give even when you don't know them? Do you believe it is good to give even in your need? Do you believe generosity is a way of living? Do you believe that generosity is just… Continue reading Will you live generously?
Take a look around and see what is taking place. Are you willing to take a stand for what you believe in? Are you willing to stand up against evil? Are you willing to step out and do something that brings people together in unity through love rather than try to divide them with hate?… Continue reading Are you willing to sacrifice? Are you willing to go the extra mile?
Do you realize what you have? Do you realize what you have seen? Do you realize what you have experienced? Do you realize what you have been given? Don't forget! Will you live out your life in love and obedience? Will you pass on as a legacy the good news you have received? Will you… Continue reading Don’t lose what you have been given!
Ever found yourself in a situation where you wish there was another way? A way to automate or to find some other way to do other than manually? Sometimes we just have to carry the load. Not the weight of the world, but there may be a specific load you need to be carrying for… Continue reading Sometimes you just need to carry the load
Do you work in order to receive? Do you work in order to give? When people see you (because whether you know it or not, people are watching you) are they seeing a giver or a taker? Do they see someone joyfully gives or reluctantly gives? Do they see someone who is a taker and… Continue reading Do you think of work as giving or taking?
You may be thinking these are interesting questions. You may be wondering how they are related. They are all questions related to work as I am still making my way through devotionals on that subject. At work are you? Are you a leader/boss who manages the rewards/payday elements? Do you own a company? How would… Continue reading Are you generous? Are you just? Are you fair? Do you care?
Ever been in a situation where everything that was taking place seemed like it was from another world? That there was so much darkness and evil brewing that it felt wrong and out of place? Ever been in a situation you knew what was going down was being done in a way that felt and… Continue reading Ever been in a situation where you could just feel that darkness?