Blessed by God

How blessed do you feel? Do you feel blessed when you are struggling? Do you feel blessed when you are being laughed at for your faith? Do you feel blessed when you show mercy or are a peacemaker? Do you consider yourself to be as blessed as the apostles? Jesus tells us in what weContinue reading “Blessed by God”

Blessed Through Persecution

Have you been persecuted? Have you been made fun of because of your faith in Christ? Have you been left out or uninvited because of it? Have you been beaten for it? Have you had your house demolished or your church burned because of your faith in Jesus? Few of us in the western worldContinue reading “Blessed Through Persecution”

Blessed and Forgiven

What is your view of God? Do you think he has changed over time? Do you or have you had the opinion that God was an angry God in the Old Testament? Have you spent time studying the stories of the Jews? Have you taken time to understand what God was doing? If you haveContinue reading “Blessed and Forgiven”

Blessed by Covenant

Have you been blessed and wonder why? Have you wondered if God has shown you favor or if you were just lucky? Do you know why you were in the right place at the right time? Have you thought about where that blessing came from, where it originated? It is likely we all have beenContinue reading “Blessed by Covenant”

Count Your Blessings

Do you wonder if you are blessed? Does it feel like there are times when you are not blessed? Wouldn’t it be nice to know you are blessed at all times? Do you know you are blessed? What if you were to count your blessings? Do you think you would be able to count themContinue reading “Count Your Blessings”

Anticipation Satisfied

Have you ever had to wait for something? Was the anticipation agonizing? Were you waiting for something you were promised? When the time finally came, were you overjoyed when it arrived? Will you be overjoyed when Christ returns? We have all waited for something. It may have been a Christmas present we had asked for.Continue reading “Anticipation Satisfied”

Determined and Blessed

Do you want to be blessed far more than you can comprehend? Do you have any idea how you can be blessed in such a way? If you knew, would you do what was necessary? We often like to think we will, but will we really? We all want to be blessed richly. We oftenContinue reading “Determined and Blessed”

Possessiveness

Are you possessive? Do you hold on to everything? Do you dislike it when someone else wants to use your things? Are you unwilling to share with others? Do you realize that God is the One who has blessed you and expects you to share His blessings with others? We live in a culture whereContinue reading “Possessiveness”

Why Are You Complaining?

Do you complain a lot? Do you look for reasons to complain? Has it become so second nature that you don’t even realize how much you complain? Do you know that complaining can be the same as indicting God? Our culture is full of complainers. Based on my experience, the vast majority of people inContinue reading “Why Are You Complaining?”

Praise Be To God

What is your reaction when something great happens in your life? How do you react to bad situations? What is your general attitude each and every day? Do you have an attitude of praise? Do you praise God in good times, bad times, and everywhere in between? We may hear someone occasionally praise God. WeContinue reading “Praise Be To God”