Are you a giver or a taker? Are you an encourager or a discourager? Are you are builder or a wrecker? If the opportunity to be generous comes up are you ready to give? It isn't about the amount but rather the heart. We know and see this when we read in the bible about… Continue reading Are you generous or do you need to be challenged to be generous?
Do you realize that people are watching you? Do you realize they are noticing things about you? Do you realize that they may ask or question you about the why, the how, the where, the what, the who, the when? They may wonder why do you do what you do. They may wonder why do… Continue reading People are watching! People are noticing!
What if they asked if the plague called COVID-19 was a sign of the end? What if they asked if the giant murder hornets was a sign of the end? How would you answer? I know that every year when I get to the book of Revelation I feel we are getting closer and closer.… Continue reading What would you say if asked about if some of the things going on were signs of the end?
Let's be ready! Let's get prepared! Let's be on guard! Let's build our lives on solid ground! Let's be dressed for success! Let's stand firm! Let's focus on today! Let's be ready for what is yet to come! Let's be ready to share the hope that is within us! Let's be ready to share the… Continue reading Let’s be prepared!
Do not grow weary in doing good! Do not grow weary in doing what is right! Do not grow weary in doing what is well! Get filled up this morning before you start your day so that by the power of God, the filling of the Spirit, and the Word of God, you will be… Continue reading Finish the week strong!
Ever tried to come up with a plan and then so many distractions get in the way that you can't get there? Ever tried to come up with a plan and then found too many missing pieces to be able to ensure it is a solid or complete plan? Ever tried to come up with… Continue reading What's the plan man? or woman?
Change is a foot! As I get ready for this new day I will start where it all begins...with God. I will read His Word with the hope and expectation that it will help be get prepared for the good works He has prepared in advance for me to accomplish. As today is the beginning… Continue reading It’s a new day! It’s a new way! Are you ready to play?
What is there to do today? What can you do for your wife? What can you do for your kids? What can you do for your extended family? What can you do for your neighbors? What can you do for your community? Are you ready to serve? Do you know of things that you could… Continue reading How best to serve today?
So getting back on schedule, getting back on task, getting back to things as we start this new year with a full week. I wake up rested after traveling thru different time zones, waking up way early in the other time zone, and dealing with the challenges of my stay while yet being able to… Continue reading New Day! New Week! New snow day! No matter which it is for you, put your hope and trust in God!
You wake up at your normal time and when you login you see the computer's clock shows 3 hours earlier. How will you adjust? How will you respond? Are you ready for a new day with an early start? Are you ready for a new adventure? What if you found a surprise last night? What… Continue reading We need to realize we are at an intersection point. We need to turn back to God humbly and pray.
Ever had your friends who you thought knew you make false accusations? Ever had your friends do or say something hurtful to you in the midst of tragedy? Ever had your friends in the midst of the pain seem to turn on you? Ever had your friends who say they had come to comfort you… Continue reading The Story of Job. – Day 6
How do you handle the change? How do you prepare to start over? How do you close out the finish of the previous in order to move forward with the new? As I ask all these questions, I think of the verse from 2 Corinthians 5:17 which says: This means that anyone who belongs to… Continue reading What do you do with new beginnings?
We may not know the time. We may not know the place. We do know the reason. We do know the outcome. We do know the person. We know the promises are true. We know the reason is love. We know that victory belongs to the Lord. We know that Jesus is the way, the… Continue reading Will you be ready when the time comes?
Throughout history when things got really bad and the people got sick and tired of being sick and tired, we found people turned back to God in large numbers. Throughout history we find that when people discover the Word of God, we found people turned back to God in even more powerful ways. An example… Continue reading Are we ready for a reformation?
If something is going or could tempt you do you still allow yourself to be in the neighborhood? If something is going or could get you off track because of a known temptation how do you plan or prepare? Do you risk it? Do you prepare on mediation techniques? Do you plan for how to… Continue reading Resist temptation…