Be Exceptional

How do you feel about laws? Do you think they should be obeyed to the letter? Are you a person who will not go one mile over the speed limit? Do you stay well within the limits of any laws? Or do you like to color outside the lines from time-to-time (or more often)? WeContinue reading “Be Exceptional”

Share the Light

What does your normal day look like? What is your normal routine? What are those once a week treats you allow yourself? Are there occasional breaks to your routine that make a day special? Have you thought about putting the light of Jesus into your routine? Most of us have routines we are comfortable with.Continue reading “Share the Light”

Choose Light

Do you walk through a dark room, or do you turn a light on? Do you find it better to hike a trail during the day or night? Is it better to be able to see where you are going or having to feel your way around and stumbling? Have you applied this paradigm toContinue reading “Choose Light”

Light of the World

What are you filled with? What are your thoughts about? What is your guide for your thoughts, attitude, and behavior? Is it crassness, disregard, and a hardened heart? Or is it compassion, a softened heart, and love? Do you know whether it is darkness or light? We all are guided by one thing or another.Continue reading “Light of the World”

Speak with Grace

What does being wise mean to you? Have you considered wisdom and making an effort to be wise? Do you think the words you speak reveal your wisdom or lack thereof? Are your conversations full of grace? Are they seasoned with salt? Or are they ramblings? Wisdom is not easily achieved. It requires both knowledgeContinue reading “Speak with Grace”

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”

Faith and Blessings

How long has God desired to bless you? How long have you declined to take him up on his offer? Do you desire to be blessed by God? Do you know how God blesses you? Do you know the blessings that await you? Will you put your faith in him and receive his blessing? ReceivingContinue reading “Faith and Blessings”

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”

Eternal Blessings

Have you thought that you will not receive all blessings in this life? Do you know that some blessings will come in the future? Do you know that some blessings are not realized until you have gone to your eternal home? Does that seem odd to you? We often want our blessings in the hereContinue reading “Eternal Blessings”