Avoid Lust

How do you look at others? Are there some who appear attractive to you? Do you look at them with a longing for intimacy? Does this longing occur, even if you are already married? Have you acted on your internal desire? There are some people who not only view someone else with a lustful lookContinue reading “Avoid Lust”

Who’s Number 1?

Who is number one in your life? Who is it you hold above all others? Are you serving other gods? Do you set other priorities above God? Have you considered the importance of making God number one? Despite what we may think, we often do not make God our number one priority. We put ourContinue reading “Who’s Number 1?”

Lip-Service

How do you feel about people who say one thing but do something different? Do you like to be with people who say they like you to your face, but find every excuse to not spend time with you? How long would it be before you gave up on them? We have all experienced thisContinue reading “Lip-Service”

Be Holy

Are you holy? What does it mean to be holy? Does the image of a perfect person come to mind? Do you think of an older person in your church? Do you think of perfection? Do you believe that only God can be holy? Being holy does require commitment on our part. We must commitContinue reading “Be Holy”

Freely or Grudgingly

When we share, do we do it freely or grudgingly? When we donate to help the schools, do we do it freely or grudgingly? When we agree to help a neighbor, do we do it freely or grudgingly? When we return a portion of God’s blessing to his church, do we do it grudgingly orContinue reading “Freely or Grudgingly”

God is Always with Us

Are there things you love in this world? Do you love your home? Do you love your job? Do you love the great outdoors? Do you love your family? Are those loves equal? Do you love some more than others? Who or what is your greatest love? We love lots of things, people, and pets.Continue reading “God is Always with Us”

Cry Out To God

Have you been taught that the Christian life is wonderful? Does that hinder you from crying out to God? Have you ever asked God why things have happened? Many of us have heard God is love, God is good, God blesses us, and God cares deeply for us. We likely have heard the “prosperity gospel,”Continue reading “Cry Out To God”

Grace for Faith

Do you like gifts? Would you prefer to be given all you need to live on, or do you prefer to work for it? Do you boast about your job, how hard you work so you can buy things? What if you could gain it all by simply saying, “Yes”? Some of us are workaholics.Continue reading “Grace for Faith”

Secrets Revealed

What do you have hidden that you do not want exposed? What inner thoughts do you not want others to hear? What have you done in the past you don’t want people to know about? Do you know all secrets will be revealed? We all have skeletons in our closets. There are things we didContinue reading “Secrets Revealed”