Can you imagine how applicable a letter written in the late 50s or early 60s A.D. could be to us living today in 2020? Can you imagine how everlasting the message is to all people for it to have lasted nearly two millennium? Imagine a world where we started our day petitioning for all people. … Continue reading I urge you that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people
Ever heard someone else receive and offer and then make a statement like "tempting, but...". Do you realize that temptations are common? Do you realize that when you are feeling tempted by something you aren't the first and you won't be the last? Do you realize that those temptations won't be more than you can … Continue reading Ever had someone make you an offer?
Today we did a fly over of the book of Nehemiah on leadership principles with Wayne Tesch. I will capture here my notes and look forward to putting together a more in depth series in the future. Chapter 1: Prayer 4When I heard this, I sat down and wept. In fact, for days I mourned, … Continue reading Leadership Principles from Nehemiah
Praying for the families and friends of those impacted by the 9/11 event. The tragedy that had me watching TV before work trying to figure out what was going on just as before my eyes the 2nd plane ran into the other tower. God be with them. God bless the USA. Help us to draw closer … Continue reading Let us not forget…
God can use all things for His purposes! Ever been in a situation where you didn't really plan or expect to be there? Ever been in a situation where because of doing things your way, you ended up in a situation you would never have asked to be in? Ever been in a situation where … Continue reading God can use all things for good!
Do you realize that when you asked Jesus into your heart, the Holy Spirit is your counselor and your guide? Do you realize that when you don't have the words to pray and don't know what to say, the Holy Spirit will pray for you in your moans and groans? Do you realize that even … Continue reading Not sure what to pray? Not sure how to pray?
How are you living your life? What do people see when they are watching you? Do they see good things being produced? Do they see healthy things when they watch you? What evidence to they see when they watch you? The are watching you! They are testing out what you are producing to see if … Continue reading What type of fruit are you producting? Are they healthy fruit?
Are you needing clarity? Are you needing understanding? Are you needing instruction? Are you needing direction? Are you needing to get it, what's going on or why is this going on? Are you trying to go it alone? Are you turning to God in prayer and asking for discernment? Are you listening to the voice … Continue reading Is there anything in your life that seems unclear?
You can have any wish you want, what would you ask for? You are walking down the beach and you get told you can have anything you wish for, what do you say? Would it be for wisdom? Would it be for wealth? Would it be for power? Would it be for influence? Would you … Continue reading What would you ask for if you were given he oppounity to have anyhing you ask for?
Have you received news that is causing you distress? Have you been dealing with an issue that is tugging at your heart? Are you seeing circumstances that are pulling hard at your heart? What are you going to do? Where are you going to turn? Who can you go to? Do you know? Take those … Continue reading Is there an issue weighing on your heart today?
When you pray is it a causal thing? When you pray is it a passive thing? When you pray is it an occasional thing? Is it important to you? Is it impactful to you? Is it necessary to you? Consider what you are praying about... Consider how important it is and the proper response... Consider … Continue reading How much does it matter to you? How impactful should it be?
What are you facing these days? Is it a time of peace or a time of pressure? Is it a time of doubt or a time of confidence? Is it a time of fear or a time of courage? Is it a time of certainty or uncertainty? What do your prayers express about where you … Continue reading What do your prayers express about where you are at?
Are you living a life that will be remembered? Are you living a life that will be called out? Are you living a life that will make a difference? Are you living a life that will be rewarded by God? Are you living a life that will point others to the benefits of a relationship … Continue reading Ja who? How will you be remembered?
Ever been in a place where you are asking God for something? What's more important to you, to get your way or to do it His way? What if it were going to be hard? Would you submit to His will rather than your comfort? Would you be willing to give up your way for … Continue reading Do you know Him? Will you do what He tells you?
The world around us needs hope! The world around us need peace! The world around us needs joy! The world around us needs love! So let's not grow weary of doing good for at the right time we will reap a harvest if we don't give up! So we as a church need endurance... So … Continue reading Endurance! Encouragement! Unity!