Are you compassionate? Do show compassion to others? Do you show compassion for others? How do you show compassion in your life? Compassion means: “sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others”. Synonyms:pity · sympathy · feeling · fellow feeling · empathy · understanding · care · concern · solicitude · solicitousness… Continue reading Compassion…
The Story of Job. - Day 38 How will a day be? Can it be defined by how it starts? Can it be defined by how it finishes? Can it be defined by how it played out? Will any of them make it a good day vs bad day? Will any of them make it… Continue reading How will your day be defined?
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?
Ever have someone say "good luck" or worse "good luck with that"? Ever noticed the impact on the meaning based on the tone? How do you receive it? How do you respond to it? When someone says "good luck" I tend to respond with "luck, who needs luck? Miracles baby, miracles". What is luck? Isn't… Continue reading Feeling lucky? Or are you just prepared?
What comes to mind when you hear the word compensation? Do you think of the workplace? Do you think of the justice system? Where does your mind go first? Is it something you get for good work or something that happens to make up for something bad that happened? Is it something that is to… Continue reading Does compensation get considered when speaking of justice?
Would you listen when you first get the message? Do you have a standard that you can go with? Is it principles or pride that drive your decision and responses? Will you consider the source and go with due process or do you have your own plans or purposes? What if the risk of disobedience… Continue reading How far do you have to take it before you listen and do what is right?
If someone was lying on their death bed and was going to speak over you, how would you like to be described? If someone was going to share their memories of you , how would you like to be remembered? We all have a past. We all have a present. We all have a future.… Continue reading How would you like to be described? How would you like to be remembered?
Ever seen injustice? Ever seen someone do something that was hurtful or damaging? Ever wondered about how they can receive justice? Ever been hurt? Ever hurt someone? Ever wondered how to deal with that? Do you realize that although there may end up being an eye for an eye or a tooth for a tooth,… Continue reading LEX TALIONIS…(The Bible’s Impact on Law & Order) [Oct 8]
So how are you living out your life? Are you loving your neighbor as yourself? Are you living out your life with justice and righteousness leading and guiding your decisioning? Are you standing up for those who can't stand up for themselves? Are you living out your life doing what is right? Are you living… Continue reading A SERMON OF RESISTANCE…(The Bible’s Impact on Trade and Taxes [June 16])
Are you allowing in the inflow of love from God to overflow into the people around you? Are you limiting the flow of love out of you? Are you allowing love to freely flow from you? Is there anything that you are allowing to be or become a barrier to God's love flowing from you?… Continue reading Do you love? Does love flow from you? …(The Bible’s Impact on Acts of Mercy [Apr 27])
Will you live it to the full? Will you live it with purpose? Will you live it with urgency? Remember why Jesus came? Remember how He lived His life with purpose? Remember the urgency with which He lived His life so that God's plan could be fulfilled? Today's reading comes from Ephesians 2... By Grace… Continue reading How will you live your life?
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!
The Bible has had such an incredible impact on the world. God has provided us with an instruction manual on how to live lives that can be blessed. God has provided us with direction into how we should be treating one another. Take a look around at what is taking place and can you find… Continue reading True justice and mercy…The Bible’s Impact on Visual Arts (Jan 20th)
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?
Do you know what will make a difference? Do you know which will make life better or worse? Do you know what is beneficial or a detriment? Do you realize how often the question "How should we live?" has come up? Ever heard of the book "How Now Shall We Live?"? Or what about "How… Continue reading Do you know how to live?