The Story of Job. - Day 47 (the end of the story) How many times does it take you to take hold of a message? How many times does it take you to be able to grasp a concept? How many times does it take you to understand what you are being asked to do?… Continue reading Will you take hold of the mantel of teaching in order to invest in the lives of people?
The Book of Job. - Day 46 What could it be? Why is it hard to sleep through the night? Don't feel like you can go to sleep while in bed but it is too early to get up. What do you do? How do you try to go back to sleep? You don't want… Continue reading Are you willing to hear from God? Are you willing to resist God? Are you willing to question God? Where are you at today?
The Story of Job. - Day 45 Imagine having 4 friends who are trying to give you advice. Imagine those 4 friends give you direction based on their understanding of the situation. Imagine all 4 of them weren't giving you the right advice because they didn't have the full context. What would it take for… Continue reading What if they were all wrong? What if God’s plan is beyond their ability to understand?
The Book of Job. - Day 44 Would you want an encounter where you were seeking God? Would you want an encounter where you were questioning God? Would you want an encounter where you were disbelieving or disavowing God? Would you want an encounter where you were crying out to God? Would you want an… Continue reading What type of encounter would you like with God?
The Book of Job. - Day 43 As this day begins I consider back over 2000 years to the time when the gift of hope, peace, and love were given by God to a world in need, a gift to last for all of eternity, a gift that would provide a message from angels to… Continue reading Merry Christmas Everyone…
The book of Job. - Day 42 T'was the morning of Christmas Eve and all through the house, not a creature was stirring not even a mouse. The stockings are hung by the chimney with care. The new tree is up and decorated for the celebration of Jesus's birth with the tradition of the wise… Continue reading How will you choose to live in the midst of the unknown? Will you find rest in the Lord and renew your strength?
The Story of Job. - Day 41 Will you trust God more than you trust the rope? Things are quiet. Things are unclear. Things are deferred. Things are delayed. Things are yet to be decided. The details available don't help. Going in for one last day. Going in with one last effort. Going in with… Continue reading When you get to the end of your rope, are you willing to tie a not and start looking up? If God says let go or cut the rope, will you trust Him enough to let go or cut the rope?
The Story of Job. - Day 40 How do you get thru the tough times? You make the decision to pour into the lives of the ones you love! How do you get thru the rough times? You focus on the ones you love! How do you get thru the sad times? You spend it… Continue reading What will you do when you are faced with tough times or rough times or sad times?
The Story of Job. - Day 39 We don't need to understand it all. We don't need to do it all. God will provide! God is in control! God's timing is perfect! God can defend himself! Vengeance is mine says the Lord! Can you trust God enough to let go when you don't know what… Continue reading How much will you trust God in the midst of the storm(s)?
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?
The Story of Job. - Day 37 Ever considered the driving force behind that feeling? Ever considered the purpose for what you wanted to do? Ever considered the intentions you have for stepping in or speaking out or speaking up? Was it out of self-importance? Was it out of frustration that nobody else was able… Continue reading Ever had enough observing and got to the point where you felt you had to step in or speak up or speak out?
The Story of Job. – Day 36 Who do you trust? What do you trust? When do you trust? Where do you trust? Why do you trust? How do you trust? If you trust then do you need to keep protesting and trying to prove your case? If you trust then do you need to… Continue reading How much do you need to protest to prove your case?
The Story of Job. - Day 35 When will things feel right? When will the aching stop? When will the fog lift? When will the environment be settled? Who knows? Who can be asked? Who will be willing to answer? Are there exercises to add to the process? Are there patterns or routines that can… Continue reading What to do when things feel off?
The Story of Job. - Day 33 Are you looking for a treasure that will provide for your needs? Are you looking for a treasure that will bring you hope? Are you looking for a treasure that will bring you peace? Are you looking for a treasure that will last forever? Are you looking for… Continue reading What treasure is it that you desire?
The Story of Job. - Day 32 We all have a choice of whether we will receive the gift of grace or not. We all have a choice of whether we will spend out lives with God or apart from God. We all have a choice of whether we will believe or not. We all… Continue reading Will you stick with God through it all?