Count on God!


As I prepare for Sunday, where our new norm is online church, online youth groups, and then coming together as a family for brunch, we all have our focus on God! Where are you at today? Fear not, just believe in God! Worry not, through prayer and petition gives your cares up to God! Nothing… Continue reading Count on God!

Do what is right, even when it might be hard!


It's better to take the high road, right? It's better to do the right thing, right? It is better to do it without being petty, right? It is better to do it by taking the moral approach, right? It is better to do it in a decent manner, right? Doing things the right way may… Continue reading Do what is right, even when it might be hard!

You know right from wrong? So how are you doing it?


Do you know the difference between right and wrong? What if we ask do you know the difference between good and bad? How about if we ask do you know the difference between moral and immoral or just and unjust or honest and dishonest or pleasing vs evil? Do you have a standard that you… Continue reading You know right from wrong? So how are you doing it?

Do you remember the promise? Will you live so that you won’t be disqualified?


Have you ever had someone make a promise with conditions? Have you ever had someone not go through with it because you got disqualified? Have you ever make a conditional promises? Have you ever had the other person break the condition and disqualify themselves from getting it? How did that make you feel? How did… Continue reading Do you remember the promise? Will you live so that you won’t be disqualified?

Just vs Justice … ever considered the difference or the connection?


Just is based on or behaving according to what is morally right and fair. Justice is just behavior or treatment. Justice is the quality of being fair and reasonable. Justice is the administration of the law or authority in maintaining this. Justice is the personification of justice, usually a blindfolded woman holding scales and a… Continue reading Just vs Justice … ever considered the difference or the connection?

Do justice! Love kindness! Walk humbly!


Do you realize that we have all missed the mark? Do you realize that God's will has been missed? Do you realize what God wants? Do you realize that since we couldn't do it in our own strength that He sent Jesus to make a way when we couldn't? Where have you missed the mark?… Continue reading Do justice! Love kindness! Walk humbly!

How desperate are you for an intimate relationship with God?


Life can keep us busy! Life can keep us focused! Life can keep us engaged! Life can turn then what? It depends on your foundation! It depends on your source of wisdom and strength! It depends on your purpose! It depends if you have built your trust up! Where are you at today? Each morning… Continue reading How desperate are you for an intimate relationship with God?

Let’s get things straight and make LOVE the focus.


Love not hate! Love not war! Love God! Love people! Love your neighbor! Love your coworkers! Love your friends! Love those who persecute you! Love your enemies! Love the homeless! Love the orphans! Love the widows! Love the needy! Love rich! Love the poor! Let's love the unlovables! Love the prisoners! Love the police! Love… Continue reading Let’s get things straight and make LOVE the focus.

Judging…


I remember in high school getting to take law class, it was an awesome experience. I even got to be the judge during mock trials. I had the be read up on the laws for the case but my decision had to be based on the evidence presented in the case. I remember how I… Continue reading Judging…

You know what is needed today? GRACE!


Grace is more than a prayer before meals but a state of mind! Grace is the free and unmerited favor of God, as manifested in the salvation of sinners and the bestowal of blessings. So with what has happened or what is about to happen today, can show you the grace of God to the world… Continue reading You know what is needed today? GRACE!

What will it take for everyone to know who God really is?


Not gods that are man made. Not gods that are just people elevating themselves to power. Not goes that are statues. Not gods that are made of wood or stone or metals. Not made up gods to explain away what is taking place. Not gods that are used to manipulate others. Not gods that ebb… Continue reading What will it take for everyone to know who God really is?

Do you realize how much you need God?


On day 5 of being at home sick, I pray trusting and believing that God will heal me. I know that He is the ultimate physician and between prayer and petition along with science and medicine, He will provide a way for me to be healthy again! Each day I thank God that I get… Continue reading Do you realize how much you need God?

What type of legislators are there?


I know there are some who go in with a servant leadership heart and desires to serve the people that elected them. I know there are some that seek God's wisdom in every decision they need to make. I know there are some that God uses for big initiatives. I know there are some that… Continue reading What type of legislators are there?

Just leaders…


Take a look around you...Are you seeing leaders who are just? Are you seeing leaders who are honest? Are you seeing leaders with integrity? or...Are you seeing leaders who are manipulative? Are you seeing leaders who are unjust? Are you seeing leaders who are lying or cheating or using dishonest measures? Are you seeing leaders… Continue reading Just leaders…

What’s present? What’s missing?


What's going on in government? What's going on at the top? What's going on in the courts? What's going on in the corporations? What's working? What's not? What's present? What's missing? Is there an ethic? Is there a standard? Is there truth? Is there loyalty? Is there integrity? Is there hope? Is there love? Is… Continue reading What’s present? What’s missing?