Can you imagine how applicable a letter written in the late 50s or early 60s A.D. could be to us living today in 2020? Can you imagine how everlasting the message is to all people for it to have lasted nearly two millennium? Imagine a world where we started our day petitioning for all people. … Continue reading I urge you that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people
As a social person who likes to meet with and interact with people, being stuck at home most of the time can be a challenge. Technology helps bridge the gap, although it isn't the same, it is better than nothing. Consider calling someone so you can go beyond words of a text message or email. … Continue reading Do you realize there are ways to stay connected even when you can't meet in person?
Do you have to see it for it to be valuable? What about air? You can't see that, but isn't it invaluable? You believe it is there right? What about the wind? You can't see that either, but it is valuable for clearing those clouds on a cloudy day. You believe in that right? What … Continue reading Do you have to see it to believe?
Will you be prepared? Will you have decided before it is too late? Will you be ready for the day? Is your name in the book of life? Have you accepted Jesus into your heart? Have you invited Him to be your Lord and Savior? Will you understand? Will you be part of God's family … Continue reading Lion and Bear and Leopard oh my…
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?
Ever heard people make comments like "I don't know what they did, but it must have been bad for that to have happened to them"? Ever found people speaking blame based on what is going on without actually knowing what is going on? Consider the story of the man born blind and the question that … Continue reading Do you realize that what is happening isn’t always a symptom?
With where you are at in life, do you have any intercessors who will pray and intercede for you? Do you have any prayer warriors who will cover you throughout the year and especially during the tough times to help with finding wisdom and discernment when having to make a tough decision? Do you have … Continue reading Who is your intercessor? Do you have one?
Has your life had a divine encounter? Has your life been transformed? Have you had your eyes opened to the truth? Are you able to see things more clearly because of the transformation? Are you keeping it all to yourself? Are you not sharing the good news with others? How have you been able to … Continue reading Have you been touched? Have you been able to keep quiet? Have you been able to keep it to yourself?
Ever noticed that people are suspicious of people who are doing good things. Suspecting that they are going to want something in return. Suspecting that it is a trick of some sort. Things have gotten so off track that doing nice or good things for others isn't the norm but raises concerns in others. Does … Continue reading There will always be people who question when you do something good for someone else.
This morning's reading trigger the above questions. The readings today came from Titus 3, Philemon 1, and Psalm 34. The title that trigger today's topic is "He Put Our Lives Together". God put you together, so turn to Him, give Him all the pieces, and allow Him to not only heal you and your life, … Continue reading Is your life falling apart? Do you know how to keep it together?
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?
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…
Fear Not, Just Believe! Don't be afraid of people. Don't be afraid of what they say. Don't be afraid of your surroundings. Don't be afraid of your situation. Don't be afraid of the hard looks. Has God given you something to say? Has He put you in such a position for such a day as … Continue reading Don’t be afraid!
Because we have freewill, we get to choose what we do. We get to choose if we will follow God's prompting or try to go our own way. We get to choose if we will obey God's commands or deal with the fallout of the alternative. We get to choose if we will stay under … Continue reading How far do you have to stray before you realize…
My morning reading today came from Job 40, 41, 42 and Psalm 134. In Job 40, we read of this incredible creature, the Behemoth: 15-24“Look at the land beast, Behemoth. I created him as well as you. Grazing on grass, docile as a cow— Just look at the strength of his back, the powerful muscles of his belly. His … Continue reading Ever read about dinosaurs? Ever read about them in the Bible?