Showing God’s Love

Do you want the world to know that God loves them? Do you know how to make it apparent to them? Will you work to fulfill Jesus’ desire for all of us? Are you willing to stand in unity in Jesus Christ? Sometimes we make it very difficult to be loved by others. Sometimes weContinue reading “Showing God’s Love”

Burden Carrying

Have you caught a fellow Christian in sin? What did you do about it? Have you been caught in a sin? What was done about your sin? Do you know what we should do? Are we to carry out punishment? Are we to demonstrate grace and mercy? Our culture is two-faced. We want to dishContinue reading “Burden Carrying”

Fulfill the Law

Are you a letter of the law kind of person? Do you believe following the rules to the “T”? Do you get angry when others do not follow the rules? Do you make up your own rules? Do you restrict the law more than it was originally intended? We all like to follow the rulesContinue reading “Fulfill the Law”

Light of Love

Do you prefer the light or the dark? Do you want to be in the right or wrong? Do you desire love or hate? Do you adhere to your desires or chase after someone else’s? Do you adhere to your advice to others or do the very thing you complain about? I dare say mostContinue reading “Light of Love”

Eagerly Serving

How willing are you to help someone in need? Are you willing to step in and lend a helping hand when there is a task to be done? Will you help those suffering from a disaster? Are you willing to mentor someone facing challenges? Most of us are willing to help family and friends. WeContinue reading “Eagerly Serving”

Respect

Are you looking for respect? Do you wonder why people do not respect you? Have you looked at how you live your life lately? Have you asked yourself, honestly, how you would react to someone who behaves like you do? We may be wondering why people don’t show us respect. As the old adage goes,Continue reading “Respect”

Imperishable

Have you seen rotten fruit or vegetables? Have you smelled that rancid smell? Have you struggled to keep them from becoming rotten? If there was a magical way you could learn to keep them fresh, would you? If you have been an adult for a few years, chances are you have seen fruit or vegetablesContinue reading “Imperishable”

Light of Love

How well do you love? Have you thought about how you project your love? Would others know you love them if you could never speak again? What would the answers be if they were put to the test using a lie detector machine? It has been said there are three versions of ourselves. The personContinue reading “Light of Love”

Love Does Not Envy

Are you envious of someone? Do you covet what they have, whether material possessions or a relationship? Have you sought out acquiring what they have on your own? Have you asked God to provide for your needs? Our culture is an envious culture. Think not? Look at what the “cool kids” have and ask howContinue reading “Love Does Not Envy”

Give Extravagantly

What gifts do you anticipate for different celebrations throughout the year? Do you expect especially large gifts at Christmas? Do you desire to give expensive gifts at Christmas? Have you considered the gifts brought to Jesus at His birth? We generally like to receive gifts. As we get older, we look forward to giving moreContinue reading “Give Extravagantly”