Greed vs Contentment

Are you greedy? Do you continually desire to acquire more? Do you work harder to earn more money so you can buy more stuff? Have you given thought to the possibility that you don’t own the stuff, but it owns you? If you desire more, you are normal in today’s American culture. If you workContinue reading “Greed vs Contentment”

Preparing and Planting

What are you sowing? Are you sowing the gospel of Jesus Christ? How much do you sow? Do you sow the seeds of the gospel everywhere you go? Do you know that not all seeds take root and grow into a fruitful plant? Sowing the seeds of the gospel may seem difficult or challenging. AfterContinue reading “Preparing and Planting”

Beat the Heat

What are we doing to stay out of the hottest place ever recorded for eternity? Have you accepted Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior? Are you allowing God to transform you into the person He created you to be? Or, are you holding on to your selfish, self-center, hateful, grudge holding, angry, antagonizing, finger pointing,Continue reading “Beat the Heat”

Trust and Receive More

Are you a trusting person? When you trust someone, do you expect trust in return? Do you expect something other than or more than trust? What if you could get more than trust? Would you be willing to trust to get more in return? Trusting someone else, especially with our entire being can be challenging.Continue reading “Trust and Receive More”

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”

Take the First Step

Are you looking for a positive change in your life? Have you made attempts to bring about positive change? What has your success rate been? Are you still looking to make a positive change? Do you long to know how to make the change? We often long to make changes in our lives. We mayContinue reading “Take the First Step”

Communing with Jesus

What does partaking of communion mean to you? What thoughts run through your head? Do you imagine being in the upper room with Jesus and His disciples on the evening of His betrayal? Do you think about what the emblems represent? Many thoughts can run through our heads. There are several points we can focusContinue reading “Communing with Jesus”

Hope Through the Spirit

Do you have hope? Are you filled with joy? Do you live in peace? Do you seek to have those in your life? Do you know how you can find them? Would like to have them to the point of overflowing with them? It is our human nature to desire a peaceful and calm life.Continue reading “Hope Through the Spirit”

The Great Healer

Are you suffering from an ailment of some kind? Do you long to be healed, to be made whole again? Are you actively seeking being healed, or are you sitting idle and wishing? Have you turned to the healer of all? We know or meet people on a regular basis who suffer from one ailmentContinue reading “The Great Healer”

Joy Through Suffering

Are you currently suffering? Are you being persecuted for your faith in Jesus Christ? Are you grieving from a recent loss of a friend or loved one? Are you facing challenges and troubling decisions in your life? Suffering is part of life. We experience loss in varying ways. The past couple of years have beenContinue reading “Joy Through Suffering”