What comes to mind when you compare puff up vs build up?


To me the idea of hot air filling a balloon when I think of puff up. Or to be blowing hot air to puff up someone’s ego. Or to be saying nice things to inflate someone’s head. Building up feels more permanent and structured. It feels like you are improving abilities and character. It feels… Continue reading What comes to mind when you compare puff up vs build up?

A SYMBOL OF HEALING…(The Bible’s Impact on Scientific Discovery [July 7])


Ever seen this symbol and wondered where it came from? Why would a snake on a stick be the symbol for healing? Do you realize that it goes back to what happened in the Bible? Some might wonder why a snake. Some might think of it as poisonous or dangerous compared to a healing source. It… Continue reading A SYMBOL OF HEALING…(The Bible’s Impact on Scientific Discovery [July 7])

Do you see what’s going on all around us?


Do you see the bickering? Do you see the bantering? Do you see the taunting? Do you see the lying? Do you see the deception? Do you see the plotting? Do you see the evil? Do you see the blame game? Do you see the violence? Do you see those trying to create division? Do… Continue reading Do you see what’s going on all around us?

Do you know what is good for you?

Reality Check Ahead

Do you know what food is good for the body? Do you know things are good for the mind? Do you know what things are good for the soul? Do you realize that it is what comes out of you that makes you unclean? What are you putting into your heart? From the overflow of… Continue reading Do you know what is good for you?

Will you follow thru in order get your inheritance?


What if you saw something and wanted it? Would you be willing to do something to get it? Would you be willing to give up something to get it? Would you be willing to lead the way knowing that you won't get any of that stuff because you are choosing to get something you wanted?… Continue reading Will you follow thru in order get your inheritance?

Don’t forget to give thanks!

Thank You Lord For Everything

Ever received an incredible gift? Ever been given something so priceless? Ever asked for something and then received it? Did you say thank you? Did you give thanks to the one who gave it to you? Did you receive it and just move on? Today's reading start on just such a topic...So Make sure you… Continue reading Don’t forget to give thanks!

Don’t give up! Don’t give in! Reach out! Have faith!


Ever been in a situation where you needed something so bad you went for it? You saw the risk and realized the reward because you believed in it? You took the leap of faith and saw the miraculous take place? Ever been in a situation where if God didn't step in it would be over?… Continue reading Don’t give up! Don’t give in! Reach out! Have faith!

It’s never too late to make a change!


Some may think they have gone too far, they have fallen too far, they have walked to far away to be able to recover or rebound. The Bible says that He will never leave you nor forsake you. The story of the lost son speaks to how much the father is looking for the son… Continue reading It’s never too late to make a change!

How bad do you want it?


Would you seek out a cure? Would you seek out an answer? Would you beg to be healed? Would you submit yourself to get an answer? Do you believe it is possible? Do you believe that He can? Do you have faith to ask? Do you have faith to move? Today's reading speaks to the… Continue reading How bad do you want it?

Where does my help and hope come from? It comes from the Lord!


As I start this day, I prepare myself for a good report because my hope and trust are in the Lord! I look to Him for He is bigger and better than anything that comes my way. I know that He will never leave me nor forsake me. I know that all things are possible… Continue reading Where does my help and hope come from? It comes from the Lord!

God won’t give you more than you can handle…are you adding more?


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?

Where should you be spending your time?


This morning's reading from God's Word in Matthew 9-10, Psalm 89 starts with an interesting question, "Who Needs a Doctor?" The point is does a healthy person need a doctor or a sick person? Who needs direction, someone who is on track or someone who is lost? With these questions and those answers in mind,… Continue reading Where should you be spending your time?

Need healing?


This morning's reading continues into Matthew 8 with the title "He Carried Our Diseases". He didn't do it for the accolades, He did it to glorify His Father in Heaven. He was compassionate and met people right where they are at. He didn't hold back, but rather He would reach out and touch people. Here… Continue reading Need healing?

Family…


How far have you followed yours? The past doesn't have to control your future. This morning's reading comes from 1 Chronicles 1-9 and Psalm 69. Every now and then I get interested in my family tree. I made it through part of it a few times, once early on just talking with family and the… Continue reading Family…

Don’t be arrogant. Don’t be prideful. Don’t do things at the expense of others.


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.