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?
Do you believe in right and wrong? Do you believe in true and false? Do you believe in righteousness and wickedness? Do you believe in virtuous and dishonoring? Do you believe in diligence and slothfulness? Do you believe and wisdom and foolishness? Do you believe in up and down? Do you believe in North and South? … Continue reading Do you believe in good and evil?
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?
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…
This morning's reading starts with a very interesting vision. It caused me to wonder how to start the title of today's blog. I also remembered a video I once read that was asking the question of people if they were liars and thieves. With these combined, the part of this message that I will want … Continue reading Is there hope for those who have lied or stolen?
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.
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?
God doesn't mess up. His ways are higher than our ways. His thoughts are better than our thoughts. He has a plan that will give you a hope and a future! We can get right with God! Turn to Jesus and ask Him into your life. He gave it all so that we could be … Continue reading Are you facing a mess? Are you facing troubles?
As I start this new day and consider the last year, all I can say is "Wow!". There were so many different experiences and feelings. There were so many different responses and changes. There were big changes, happy changes, experiences to share and be open rather than to fear and clam up. There were times … Continue reading As a new year dawns…
Not only are you not supposed to go it alone, but you aren't supposed to try and get it all done in your own strength. Turn to God for wisdom. Turn to God so that you can do it His way. Assuming you can just do it the same way as the last time leads … Continue reading Are you trying to do it all in your own strength?