Heart and Soul

Do you know how to worship God? Have you heard the type of worship God desires? Do you know what it means to worship God in Spirit and in truth? Is your worship haphazard? Do you worship in fits and spurts? Is God on your mind every day? Many of us have been told weContinue reading “Heart and Soul”

Different Gifts

What do you know of the Holy Spirit? Do you know he is at work every moment of every day? Do you know he distributes gifts to each person? Have you taken an inventory of the gifts you have been blessed with? The Holy Spirit is a master planner. He distributes gifts to people toContinue reading “Different Gifts”

Filled to Overflowing

Have you ever skipped meals and became very hungry? Have you fasted for a day or two or more? Do you remember what it was like to eat the meal following that? Have you been parched? Have you been in the heat of the day without a drink for hours? Do you remember that coolContinue reading “Filled to Overflowing”

Light Revealed

What are you seeking that seems to be hidden? What are you looking for that is concealed from you? Are you looking in the right place? Are your eyes open? Are you ears open, listening for the proper clues? Do you believe you will find it? We may be seeking the ever-elusive perfect mate. WeContinue reading “Light Revealed”

Righteousness, Peace, and Joy

What are your squabbles over? What is it others do that offends you? What is it you do that offends others? Are those things really important? Why is it we allow the smallest things to set us off on a tirade or at least irritate us? There are some things others do that can irritateContinue reading “Righteousness, Peace, and Joy”

Not An Orphan

Do you sometimes feel as though you are all alone? Does it seem as though you have been abandoned? Have you ever felt the divine presence of God in your midst? Do you realize Jesus has sent the Holy Spirit to live within all His followers? Feeling alone is not a good feeling. It canContinue reading “Not An Orphan”

Bear Good Fruit

Do you think of yourself as being a good person? Would you like to be a better person? How do you define a good person? What if you could receive guidance and help in becoming a better person? Would you accept it? Most of us want to be better than we are. We want othersContinue reading “Bear Good Fruit”

God’s Gift

Have you done something to receive a gift or prize? Was the gift a lasting gift, one that you were able to use or enjoy for many years? Did you pass the gift on to others? Do you know there is a gift you can receive that will last for your entire life? We mayContinue reading “God’s Gift”

A Personal Gift

As we continue looking at the Holy Spirit and the gifts He gives this week, what gift or gifts have you been blessed with? If you are curious, there are a variety of test you can take. However, I recommend you talk with your pastor or spiritual leader for guidance regarding which one you use.Continue reading “A Personal Gift”

Peace Through Love

Yesterday, we covered some peace principles. Today, we continue that discussion as Paul provides those same principles in simpler terms. As he is writing to the church in Colossae, he gives them (and us) a rapid-fire lesson on how to live as Christians. In Colossians 3:1-17, Paul rattles off a series of reasons for usContinue reading “Peace Through Love”