Are you setting them up for success or failure? Are your teaching them the easy and tough lessons? Are you preparing them with lessons of not only how to live but also what it looks like and takes to life to the full? Consider what Proverbs 22:6 says: “Train up a child in the way… Continue reading How are you preparing the next generation?
Would it depend on your current situation? Would it depend on your current perspective? Or do you think that you would say "sign me up" no matter the day or the time? What if you were also being offered God's grace? What if God's grace means the free and unmerited favor of God, as manifested… Continue reading How would you respond if you were offered God’s favor or salvation?
Do you have peace in your life? Do you have grace in your life? Do you have faith? Do you have hope? Do you have love? Do you have wisdom? Do you have discernment? Do you have the resurrection power? Do you have ...? Do you have all the pieces to be able to live… Continue reading If life is a puzzle, do you have all the pieces?
Ever considered the lineage of Jesus from Matthew and all the people God used and how they weren't perfect? Ever considered the lineage of Jesus from Matthew and the disfunction that is described by the Bible? Ever considered how in spite of their flaws and imperfections God was able to use them in ways that… Continue reading We don’t have to be perfect to be used by God!
Are you living out your today by sharing God's mercy and grace with others? Are you living out your life by sharing God's love and hope with others? Are you living out your life being God's salt and light for others? Are you willing to step up and step out in order to make a… Continue reading UPHOLDING WOMEN IN CRISIS … (THE BIBLE’S IMPACT ON ACTS OF CHARITY) [DEC 11]
Life is filled with ups and downs. Life is filled with joy and pain. Life is filled with hardship and easy. Life we have been warned will have troubles. Life's troubles we have been promised can be overcome. Life we have been warned will have trials. Life's trials we have been directed to consider as… Continue reading In a time of need?
Will you live it to the full? Will you live it with purpose? Will you live it with urgency? Remember why Jesus came? Remember how He lived His life with purpose? Remember the urgency with which He lived His life so that God's plan could be fulfilled? Today's reading comes from Ephesians 2... By Grace… Continue reading How will you live your life?
Or better yet, how are you treating others? What is motivating you? What is directing you? What is the cause for the behavior you have? Is it positive? Is it encouraging? Is it loving? Is it inspirational? Is it shining light? Is it pouring salt? Is it making a difference? Ever heard of "The Golden… Continue reading So how will you treat others?
Do you realize the grace that is available to you? Do you realize how amazing that grace is? Do you realize that God's grace is enough? Do you know what grace is? It's undeserved favor! We can't earn it and can't deserve, it is more than enough for all of us! It's undeserved blessings! It's… Continue reading God’s grace is more than enough!
Will you turn back? Will you look up? Will you choose to do so before you hit the bottom? When you hit the bottom will you choose to bounce back? Will you choose to start looking up? Will you choose to start looking for other alternatives? Will you lie their moping and bitter? The devil… Continue reading Do you have to hit rock bottom before things start to look up?
Has His grace transformed your life - maybe not as you would have thought or planned or liked - so that you are thankful for your life? Has His grace transformed your life in a way that allows you to speak life and love and hope into the people around you? Has His grace revealed… Continue reading How has God’s grace touched you?
When faced with a situation and someone questions the group who responds first? When faced with a condition and needing answers, where do you turn? When faced with concerns, how do you respond? We are all people and in need of someone, something. Where will you go? Where will you turn? Who will you call… Continue reading Do you realize you aren’t perfect?
Most people have friends, families, advisers, and others they turn to when they are faced with a situation and trying to understand it. Are they godly people? Are they people who seek God's will for you and share that or just give their personal opinion? If God isn't part of your wisdom search, then you… Continue reading Are the people you trust speaking the truth?
What if your morning started with a message from God and the message spoke this: ‘Come back to me and I’ll come back to you. Don’t be like your parents. The old-time prophets called out to them, “A Message from God-of-the-Angel-Armies: Leave your evil life. Quit your evil practices.” But they ignored everything I said… Continue reading Turn back…I care so much about you, I want to spend eternity with you.
You are so close. You are almost there. How will you respond? How will you act? What are you going to do now that you have to make a decision? What decision will you make? Today is a day for you to decide!If the question was what will you choose death or life, then how… Continue reading On the edge, on the verge, almost there…