Be Righteous

Are you struggling to do good? Are you seeking to be recognized as an upstanding citizen? Would you like people to say good things about you? Do you believe Jesus is the Son of God? Is your faith waning? Most of us want others to say good things about us. We care about our reputation.Continue reading “Be Righteous”

The Few, The Loving, The Pursuers

Do you have goals you are pursuing? Are you looking a particularly large purchase you are saving for? Do you have your sights set on a promotion at work? Are you looking for that special relationship? Is there some other important goal you have set for yourself? We often set goals in life. They mayContinue reading “The Few, The Loving, The Pursuers”

Humble Before God

In today’s passage, we see a quote from Jesus that can quickly be taken out of context and often is. Unfortunately, many people will apply it to their job or their relationship or perhaps to competing on a team. Things may or may not work out as they think when applying this passage to thoseContinue reading “Humble Before God”

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

Who is in charge of your life? Do you think you are in charge of your life? Do you ever stop to spend time to think through who is controlling your life? What will you do when you find out you are not as in charge as you think? Will you allow Jesus to takeContinue reading “Decisions, Decisions, Decisions”

Renewal

How are you renewed to face each day? Is it a good night’s sleep? Is it by looking forward to something good happening today? Is it because of a positive attitude? Or, do you have a more powerful source that renews you? We have all experienced the drudgery of this world. There are numerous worriesContinue reading “Renewal”

Convicted

Are you convicted? Have you been accused of being a believer is Jesus Christ? Can others clearly see you are a follower of Jesus? Do they see Him in your actions and behavior? Or, are you convicted of sinful behavior? There really is no in between. In today’s world we see so many people whoContinue reading “Convicted”

The Company You Keep

Who are your friends? Who do you hang out with? What is their influence on you? Or, do you have an influence on them? Often when groups of people get together there is a group mentality that manifests itself. Does that happen when you are with certain groups? We see this group mentality manifest itselfContinue reading “The Company You Keep”

Don’t Worry

What are your plans for tomorrow? Are you planning for next weekend? Are you planning your next vacation and wondering how you will save the money for it? Are you worried about the doctor appointment you have next week? Are you worried about the job interview you have coming up? We all plan different activities.Continue reading “Don’t Worry”