Just because we are unaware of what we are doing, it doesn't negate God's promises. When I consider where I am now and the blessings that God has provided through the highs and the lows, I trace it back to a decision about 20 years ago. I didn't do it because I was in God's … Continue reading Do you realize the benefits of honoring your mother and father?
Will you give God the credit? Will you celebrate what He has been able to do in and through your life? Will you celebrate what He is doing in your life? Will you celebrate what He is doing through you life? Will you give God the praise, the honor, and the glory He deserves? Will … Continue reading Will you give credit where credit is due?
Is there a time when you shouldn't obey what you are being asked or told to do? Are you prepared for the consequences of that decision? How severe might the outcome be and how broad might the impact be? How do you determine if the risk is worth it? How do you know which response … Continue reading TENNYSON, THE PRINCESS…(The Bible’s Impact on Literature [August 7])
Are you a nonbeliever? Are you a disbeliever? Are you a skeptic? Are you a doubter? Are you a believer? What if your life was turned upside and you were stuck with people from across that spectrum? Would anything through a near death experience change you? Would your faith as a believer shine even brighter … Continue reading How much do you believe? What would it take to make you a believer?
Will you return to God? Will you be faithful to God? Will you turn back to God? Will you come back into God's presence like the lost son? God is great! God is faithful to His covenant! Do you love God? Do you faithfully keep His Word? Will you confess your sins? Will you confess … Continue reading What’s it going to take to make things great again?
Happy New Year everyone! 2017 has now begun after that extra second that took place new year's eve. So are you ready? What have you done to get setup? What have you done to be prepared? And how will that lead your steps going into the new year? Will it set you up for great … Continue reading What have you set up? How are you prepared? What’s your intentions?
Did you see what is going on around you? Do you see what is happening to people? Do you see what is being done to and trying to be taken away from people? Do you feel like part of the silent majority and concerned with what was, is, or may take place? Do you feel … Continue reading Don’t lose hope! Even if you feel you are part of the remnant!
You've probably heard that pride comes before the fall. You might be that central hub or the connected, but you need to realize it's by God's grace! It's not all about you! It's about what God is able to do in and thru you. How can you and will you leverage your position to give … Continue reading Don’t be so proud and risk the fall!
Do you realize how important your name is? Do you realize how important your character is? Do you realize how important having a good name = good reputation + good character? When people see you what is their first response or reaction? Is it positive or negative? Is it to run to or run away … Continue reading How important is your brand?
Will you plant seeds that you won't see grow? Will you water even though you won't see the fruit? Will you prepare the resources for the generation to come? Will you provide the wisdom of what needs to happen so they know what to do? Will you give it up to God so that He … Continue reading Will you invest in the future?
Have you been called into leadership? Have you accepted it? Have you resisted it? Have you been serving others? Have you be leading others? Have you been caring for others? Have you been protecting others? We are to be servant leaders! We are to accept and receive the calling of God and step up and … Continue reading Leadership…to serve, to lead, to care for, to protect…
Can you be partially obedient? Or is that being disobedient? What part of obedience can be ignored and not make it disobedience? How could you do part of the request and not the other part and think that is good enough? Do you realize that partial obedience isn't obedience at all? Partial obedience is disobedience! … Continue reading Partial obedience isn’t obedience at all!
Why are you doing what you are doing? What is the reason or motivation for trying to do it that way? Have you checked with God to get wisdom on or into what is going on? Have you checked with God to get wisdom on or into how you should respond? Are you assuming based … Continue reading Are you doing it right? Are you acting out of obedience?
Ever found yourself in a tough situation? Ever found yourself in a struggle? Every found yourself in a situation that was challenging or difficult? How did you move forward? How did you move on? What was your motivation? What was your hope? Where did you turn? When did you decide how to respond? How dedicated … Continue reading Even in the midst of a challenge or struggle, God can be at work.
This year has been a good example to me of how much more is possible when God is in it. I know there is more than what I can possibly do in my own strength and then it comes to annual review. When the feedback is broad and the feedback is positive, I have to … Continue reading Give God the credit He deserves for the victories you receive.