Are you setting them up for success or failure? Are your teaching them the easy and tough lessons? Are you preparing them with lessons of not only how to live but also what it looks like and takes to life to the full? Consider what Proverbs 22:6 says: “Train up a child in the way… Continue reading How are you preparing the next generation?
Ever heard what is says about that in Luke 15:10? It says "In the same way, I tell you, there is rejoicing in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents." It is the type of rejoicing and celebration that people would have when they find something they had lost. Jesus… Continue reading How large of a celebration will there be when people turn back to God?
Would it depend on your current situation? Would it depend on your current perspective? Or do you think that you would say "sign me up" no matter the day or the time? What if you were also being offered God's grace? What if God's grace means the free and unmerited favor of God, as manifested… Continue reading How would you respond if you were offered God’s favor or salvation?
Do you think you need to go somewhere for that to happen? Do you think you have to do something for that to happen? Do you think you have to think a certain way for it to happen? How about you get to make a choice and decide if you want to invite Jesus into… Continue reading Are you walking in the presence of God?
Ever considered which side you are on? Ever wondered if it mattered? Ever wondered if you were on the winning side? Do you know the rules? Do you know the plan? Do you know the purpose? Do you know the outcome? There are so many reasons to believe but the greatest ones for me are… Continue reading Do you realize that the battle has been won?
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?
Does it matter if you didn't have the intent even if you messed up? Does it matter if you didn't do it on purpose even if you messed up? As a leader, if you mess up without realizing it what will happen? Will you be held accountable? Will you have to deal with the consequences?… Continue reading What if you don’t know or didn’t realize that you messed up?
What needs protecting? What can be used to protect? What can be setup to protect? Who can protect? What does it take to be protected? Who will you put your hope and trust in? What are you doing to protect your mind? What are you doing to protect your heart? What are you doing to… Continue reading How are you setup to protect? How are you setup to be protected?
Do you look for leverage? Do you look for what resources you have available? Do you ask for help? Do you just give up? When we consider being in a touch situation where it looks impossible for us to be able to do it on our own, we need to remember that nothing is impossible… Continue reading What do you do when you can’t do it on your own?
What if it impacted your finances? What if it impacted your health? What if it impacted your relationships? Will you still trust Him? Would you be willing to do a do-over? What if you had to restart because your financial situation? What if you had to fight through tough times in order to restart good… Continue reading Is your faith great enough that you will trust God thru it all?
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?
Do you know what it is like to become a new creation? A new creation where the old is gone and the new has come? Do you realize that all it takes is to be in Christ Jesus? Do you realize it is possible to be born again? Will you invite Jesus into your heart… Continue reading Transformation! Taking what was old and dead and making it new and alive again.
I have learned through a few experiences that forgiveness is more about my own well being than about the person being forgiven. I have learned that forgiveness is an opportunity to take back control and receive healing from some act that happened. I have learned the importance of forgiving them no matter what. It doesn't… Continue reading Can you forgive them no matter what? What if they show that they have changed?
Ever been in a season when it looked like the world was going crazy around you? Ever wondered what you could do to make or be a difference? Did you know where to turn? Did you know who to go to? What did you find? What did you learn? Where did you go? It is… Continue reading How is the world looking around you?
Looking into what the meaning of this song was I did a bit of research and when they say "WORDS" they mean sayings and we find the seven last sayings of Jesus from the gospels are: Luke 23:34: Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do. Luke 23:43: Truly, I say to you,… Continue reading THE SEVEN LAST WORDS OF OUR SAVIOR ON THE CROSS…(The Bible’s Impact on Music [May 20])