We know that what the enemy of our soul meant for evil, God can turn it around and use it for good. We know life isn't going to be easy but by persevering it will be worth it. God's Word speaks to how in all things God works for the good of those who love… Continue reading How does that change anything?
Is how you act impacting how others act? Is it creating a positive or negative impact on them and those around them? Are you demonstrating Love, Joy, Peace, Longsuffering, Kindness, Goodness, Faithfulness, Gentleness, and Self-control? Are you leading by example so that people are being drawn to God or away from God? Are you helping… Continue reading How are you leading people?
Where are you at? Did someone do something really bad to you? Did you do something really bad to someone else? Are you ready to forgive them? Are you ready to ask for forgiveness? Are you willing to meet them right where they are at? Are you willing to go back in order to find… Continue reading Are you ready for reconciliation?
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)
Do you realize the grace that is available to you? Do you realize how amazing that grace is? Do you realize that God's grace is enough? Do you know what grace is? It's undeserved favor! We can't earn it and can't deserve, it is more than enough for all of us! It's undeserved blessings! It's… Continue reading God’s grace is more than enough!
Where are you spending most of your time? Who are you spending it with? How are you spending that time? What impact is it having on your life? Are you helping them? Are they helping you? Are you encouraging them in good things? Are you they encouraging you in good things? Are you they leading… Continue reading Be careful the company you keep!
Do you think you are all that and that you don't need help? Do you think you can do it all on your own? Do you think if you try hard enough, work longer, and don't give up that you will make it? Don't go it alone! We were never made to go it alone!… Continue reading Don’t go it alone!
He loves us so much that even though He loves us as we are, He loves us too much to leave us there. That is why He provided instructions through the law of Leviticus for the Jesus (today's reading was from Leviticus 15). He loves us so much that God provided us the Bible to… Continue reading Do you realize how much God loves you?
When God brings you to it, He will bring you through it! It may be that it will take more than one attempt for God to get the glory He deserves! It may be that for it to really mean something to the other person or people, it needs to be bigger and reinforced. When… Continue reading Does NO really mean no?
We are all facing decisions. Did you get knocked down? Did you fall? Did you trip? Get back up! We face of the decision on how many times will we get back up! Don't give up! Keeping getting back up! In this world we will have troubles, but take heart Jesus has overcome the world!… Continue reading Get back up again!
We weren't made to do this thing called life alone. We are supposed to stand up for others, especially those who can't stand up for themselves. We are supposed to stand out and point people to the reason for the hope that is within us. We are supposed to be looking around with the right… Continue reading Will you stand up and stand out to help someone else?
If you get invited to an important event will you go? If you get invited to something that will transform you life will make time to go? If you get invited to be a guest for a special celebration, will you go? If you were invited to a royal wedding would you go? If you… Continue reading You’ve been invited, but will you attend?
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.
Are you thankful? Are you praying? Are you believing? Are you proclaiming? Are you filled with faith? Are you rejecting doubt? Are you helping others flourish? Are you loving not only much but well? Love sincerely! Love intelligently! Don't make it all gushy and sentimental! Love in a way that is circumspect and exemplary! Love… Continue reading What are you doing to make LOVE GROW?
How much stuff do you need? Money isn't evil, the love of money is the root of all evil. Is it more important to feel good than to do good? Is it more important to self promote than to be a servant leader? What will it take to grow up and look beyond this?… Continue reading When will you look beyond the material stuff, the feel good stuff, and the self promoting stuff?