God Speaks

Have you ever wished you knew what God was thinking or what he was planning? Does it seem as though you are meandering through life without a clue? Would you like to know if you are following God’s path for you? Despite what we are often told, we can know what God wants us toContinue reading “God Speaks”

Humbly Submit to God’s Plan

Have you ever thought you were following God’s plan for your life only to find out you were not? Was it because you were following your own idea of what God should do? Were you pursuing what you what you thought would be ideal in a perfect world? We are like Peter sometimes. We thinkContinue reading “Humbly Submit to God’s Plan”

Humble Yourself

Have you had a request turned down? Has there been something you desired very much that you were denied? Did you continue to ask for it? Or did you give up after requesting it once? How deeply did you desire it? I dare say there has been something we have asked for that we thoughtContinue reading “Humble Yourself”

Reconciliation and Forgiveness

How good are you at apologizing? Do you loath the idea of saying you are sorry. When you finally grudgingly apologize, is it honest and wholehearted? Do you truly seek to reconcile differences with someone else? It seems there is no one in our world today who isn’t at odds with someone else. There isContinue reading “Reconciliation and Forgiveness”

Humble Yourself

Do you like it when people honor you for doing something well? Do you seek recognition for extraordinary talent or achievements? Are you frustrated when others are presented with awards? Have you realized you are called to be humble? We see people put on pedestals for their achievements. Our society is constantly looking for someoneContinue reading “Humble Yourself”

Amazing Faith

Have you had someone in your life that you looked up to? Has there been someone you thought was a wonderful role model? Is that person a person of faith? Has their faith been solid throughout the years? Would you like to have a faith like them? Most of us, as we grow up, haveContinue reading “Amazing Faith”

Humble Before God

In today’s passage, we see a quote from Jesus that can quickly be taken out of context and often is. Unfortunately, many people will apply it to their job or their relationship or perhaps to competing on a team. Things may or may not work out as they think when applying this passage to thoseContinue reading “Humble Before God”

Countercultural

Are you free? How do you use your freedom? Do you humble yourself before others? Are you willing to serve others in your freedom? Or, is your pride overriding your freedom and keeping you prisoner? Do you know pride can make you a captive? In our culture, we see a lot of pride. Pride inContinue reading “Countercultural”

Be Like Jesus

Do you seek revenge? Do you look to pay someone for treating you badly in like manner? Do you heap insult upon insult in repayment for someone insulting you? Or are you willing to love the person instead? We see much repaying evil for evil in our culture today. It seems to be all aroundContinue reading “Be Like Jesus”

Be a Good Steward

Are you taking care of yourself? Are you talking care of the things that have been put into your possession? Are you taking care of family members? Do you know that all you have, every member of your family, and everyone you see belongs to God? We want to believe we own things. We wantContinue reading “Be a Good Steward”