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 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?
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?
Are you someone who is generous? Have you ever seen how happy it makes people who are generous to give? Do you realize that we all have something to give? Maybe it's our talents? Maybe it's our time? Maybe it's our effort? Maybe it's our finances? Maybe it's our wisdom? Maybe it's our ears? Maybe… Continue reading It’s better to give!
There is a difference between an open hand a clenched fist. There is a difference between being a receive and being a pass-through. When you have a clenched fist or are just a receiver, you end up clogging up the pipes, stopping the flow, and keeping God's blessings from continuing to multiply. Do you know… Continue reading Will you allow God to work through you rather than just to you?
How generous are you with the gifts you have received? How generous are you with the blessings that have come your way? Do you hold onto all of them or do you pass them on to others? When you are blessed and receive something, what is your first response to pull it in or to… Continue reading Be generous and pass it on!
Sometimes people only think with one train of thought and end up missing out on the things they could do. There are daily opportunities for you to be a blessing if you are ready and willing to share what you have to offer. Do you realize the gifts that you have been given? Do you… Continue reading Do you realize what you have to offer?
How long have you been just been out there looking down? How long will you stay up there out of the hustle and bustle of everyday? Are you a watcher rather than a doer? There are things to do that need your help! There are things to do that only you have the ability to… Continue reading What are you doing up there watching? Why don’t you get involved?
At lunch with a friend yesterday this very topic came up. He was sharing how God had spoken to him about not everything we get is from Him, but that we add to it ourselves. He mentioned about how insurance policies speak about "acts of God" and that how about 98% of the events can… Continue reading God won’t give you more than you can handle…are you adding more?
Are you saying things to make excuses for doing things right? Are you doing things that don't align with what you should really be doing? Where is your heart in all of this? What is really going on? Are you doing the right thing or is your heart really not in it? This morning's reading… Continue reading Is your heart right? Is there anything polluting your heart?
Do you realize the gift you have been given? Do you realize the blessings you have received? Are you grateful for the things you have and do you appreciate them? Today between God's Word and a post a friend put up about his dad and how it was 24 years ago today that he lost… Continue reading Don’t take what you have for granted!
Where are you at? Are you at the top of your game and using it to take advantage of others? Did you take it too far and risk the wrath that would come because of your behavior? Do you think you are all that and not really realizing where true hope and help comes from?… Continue reading Don’t be arrogant. Don’t be prideful. Don’t do things at the expense of others.