Are you having trouble being thankful today? Last time, we discussed how having an attitude of gratitude will help us get and keep a Godly mindset. Well, I think God is holding my feet to the fire on this one as we received some pretty upsetting news yesterday. Man, it is a whole lot easier praising God and giving thanks when things are going our … Continue reading Thankful Thursday: February 2, 2017
We have been learning how to get a keep a Godly mindset in 2017. We have learned about being positive, choosing peace, and daring to hope. Today, I want us to ask ourselves, “Am I grateful for the things I have?” Do my thoughts and actions show an attitude and heart of thanks or am I filled with complaints and hurts? Colossians 2:6-7 Therefore as you … Continue reading Have an Attitude of Gratitude (Getting and Keeping a Godly Mindset: Day 4 of 4)
Matthew 5:16 In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven. Are you human? Are you a real person? Have you noticed that we are seeing questions like these more and more with our advanced technology in order to verify it is a human and not … Continue reading Are You Human?
If God assessed your life right now, would He call you loving? Biblical love is the utmost importance to God. Our lives are measured by our love: 1 Corinthians 13:1-3 Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I have become sounding brass or a clanging cymbal. 2 And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all … Continue reading The Crazy Love Test
Do you really want saved from your sins or are you just merely looking to be saved from the punishment of your sins? Sadly, I think I know how the majority would answer. We don’t want to go to hell, but, man, we sure do love our sins. We say we want Jesus, but what we really want is to keep doing what we are doing but … Continue reading Do You Really Want Saved From Your Sins?
Has God laid a dream on your heart, shown you your greater purpose, but you are still waiting…and waiting….and waiting? Do you feel like giving up? Do you wonder if you heard God right? Are you wondering if it is ever going to happen? I would love to give you some uplifting,”keep the faith” kind of message, but that is just not how I … Continue reading Is Laziness Keeping You From Your Purpose?
So, today we are talking Giants. We all have them. We all fight them. But some of us are not even sure what “giants” are, making it kind of difficult to fight these unknown monsters effectively. Giants, back in the day of David, were really large people…giants (yep, that was helpful). Most of us are familiar with one specific giant…Goliath. In 1 Samuel 17, … Continue reading What are Modern-Day Giants?
Have you ever felt you have lost your voice? Have you ever felt like this guy? Maybe you feel like you have nothing new to say? Maybe you have a lot to say, but you are just not sure how to say it anymore? Maybe you are overwhelmed by the do’s and don’ts of writing and blogging? Are you discouraged by your blogging numbers and stats? … Continue reading Overcoming a Writing Slump…Jesus Style
Have you ever experienced the state of being saved (you have accepted Jesus as your Lord and Savior), yet you just don’t feel satisfied? I spend way too many years in this state. I was sure of my salvation, but I just knew there was something more. I didn’t have a clue what that something more was until I started walking out my salvation….started doing … Continue reading Saved But Not Satisfied
Ah, Maundy Thursday, the day set aside to remember and reflect the Last Supper. I can’t help but think….What was going on in Jesus’ mind? These thirteen men have just spent the last three years ministering side by side. The stories, the laughter, and maybe even tears these men must have shared. Now, not only is that coming to an end, but one will betray … Continue reading Holy Week: Day 5: The Last Supper