Hope Through Character, Perseverance, and Suffering

Are you suffering? Are you persevering? Do you understand what real suffering is? Or do you consider having niceties taken away is suffering? Do you understand what it means to persevere? Do you have hope? Notice how today’s Scripture builds on itself like a set of stairs. We may look at it and discard itContinue reading “Hope Through Character, Perseverance, and Suffering”

Free Lunch

Do you have the mentality of earning your keep? Do you believe there is no such thing as a “free lunch?” Do you strive to earn everything you need and want? Do you believe you have earned your way? Do you believe there is something that is free? I, for one, have always operated onContinue reading “Free Lunch”

Fitting In

Are you in need today? Do you need food, housing, clothing? Are you blessed with plenty? Do you have more than you need? Will you rely on God? Will you be part of God’s plan to bless others? Do you know that God blesses some so they can bless others? We, too often, think weContinue reading “Fitting In”

Be Prepared

Are you prepared? Do you have an answer if someone asks? Will you be able to explain why you have hope? Do you have an explanation within your own mind? Have you ever really thought about why you have hope? We prepare answers for many questions as we go about our lives. Sometimes we areContinue reading “Be Prepared”

Believe In God

What do you believe? Who do you believe? How do you live out your beliefs? Do you share your beliefs with others? Do others accept your beliefs? Are you willing to live out your beliefs, even if others disagree? We all have many beliefs. Some of those beliefs are very simple and some are moreContinue reading “Believe In God”

Love or Love?

Do you love? Do you know which kind of love it is? Do you recognize the type of love you have? Do you know there are different types of love? Can you define the different types of love? Once you know the different types, will you make the effort to recognize them? We hear peopleContinue reading “Love or Love?”

Chosen By God

Do you know you are chosen? Are you aware that God chose you before He created a single thing? Do you know that you are called to be holy and blameless in the sight of God? Do you know that in Christ all this has happened? The world we live in wants to put blameContinue reading “Chosen By God”

Love Through Actions

How do you love? Who do you love? What form of love do you experience? What form of love do you exhibit? Do you realize there are different forms of love? Many in this world do not realize nor recognize the different forms of love. The two most common forms of love in the NewContinue reading “Love Through Actions”

Blessed By God

Have you felt God’s arms around you? Do you feel like a child of God? Are you feeling blessed by God today? Will you run and jump into God’s open arms with joy and happiness? Are you willing to accept His blessings for you? We see too much falseness in the world today. It doesn’tContinue reading “Blessed By God”

God Is Love

Do you know God is love? Do you believe God is love? Do you believe that God loves you? Do you believe He will lift you up? Do understand that God loves you more than anyone can, other than God Himself? We often hear that God is love. We hear that He loves us moreContinue reading “God Is Love”