Soft Heart Required

What are your thoughts on forgiveness? Do you seek forgiveness? Do you ask God to forgive you regularly? Do you ask others to forgive you when you have offended them? Are you willing to forgive others when they offend you? We talk about forgiveness quite often. Perhaps it is because we need a constant reminder.Continue reading “Soft Heart Required”

Be Like Jesus

Have you noticed how awful our cultural behavior has become? Have you seen people become angry at the drop of a hat? Do you hear them slandering one another? Have you become just like all those people you abhor? It is easy to sit back and pick apart the behavior of someone else. We areContinue reading “Be Like Jesus”

Take the Plank Out

Do you think highly of yourself? Do you look down on others? Do you look at others with a judgmental attitude? Have you looked at yourself honestly? Do you judge others in the same way you want to be judged? Our culture has taught us to look down on one another. For the smallest thingContinue reading “Take the Plank Out”

Offspring or Imitator

Do you want to be a child of God? Do you want to be like Him? Are you willing to take on the tough task of changing your attitude and behavior? Are you willing to love everyone as He loves them, including your enemies? If we have accepted Jesus as our Lord and Savior, weContinue reading “Offspring or Imitator”

Do Not Judge

Are you judgmental? How judgmental are you? Do you only offer judgement on the most severe offenses? Or do you pronounce judgement on the smallest thing someone does that you do not agree with? Do you judge others in the same way you want to be judged? Our culture has become very judgmental. For theContinue reading “Do Not Judge”

Who is that?

Have you ever seen a stirring of people or hear a buzz of excitement going on and wonder why? Have you been in a crowded room when a controversial figure walks in and hear mumbling questions? Have you thought that was what happened when Jesus entered Jerusalem? Likely, you have heard the whispering about aContinue reading “Who is that?”

Seeds

What do you know about farming? Do you know the seed is far different than the plant that grows? Have you ever planted a crop of corn or beans? Have you watered and fed a seed or young plant in order to help it grow into maturity? Planting seeds has been an ongoing task sinceContinue reading “Seeds”

The Perfect Role Model

Who is your role model? Why is that person your role model? Is it because of a special talent they have? Is it because of their political stance? Is it because of their moral make up? What do you think should be the deciding factor? People choose a role model for a variety of reasons.Continue reading “The Perfect Role Model”

Like-Minded in Love

What does it mean to be like-minded? Who do you want to be like-minded with? Does being like-minded sound like being united? What about being of the same spirit? What does that mean? Do you want to be of the same spirit with someone? Being of the same mind and same spirit probably makes senseContinue reading “Like-Minded in Love”

Do Not Judge

How do you like being judged by others? Do you wish the judgmental eyes would not glare at you? Do you judge others in the same way you wish you were not being judged? Why not leave the judging to God? At some point in our lives, we all have judged someone else, and weContinue reading “Do Not Judge”