Do Not Steal

Have you ever taken something that does not belong to you? Have you cheated someone out of something? Do you shortchange your employer by giving less than 100%? Do you borrow from your neighbor with no intent on returning what you borrowed? Most of us despise thievery. Yet, we steal at times without thinking twiceContinue reading “Do Not Steal”

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”

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”

Condemning Ourselves

Are you an actor? Do you expect people to act a certain way, but not yourself?  Do you get upset at someone doing something, but do the very same thing yourself? Do you know the proper term for that is hypocrite, someone who acts one way in one setting, but differently in another? We are inundatedContinue reading “Condemning Ourselves”

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”

Offspring or Imitator

Do you want to be a child of God? Do you want to be like Him? Are you willing to take on the tough task of changing your attitude and behavior? Are you willing to love everyone as He loves them, including your enemies? If we have accepted Jesus as our Lord and Savior, weContinue reading “Offspring or Imitator”

Creative Obedience

Are you a person who needs checklists to maintain order? Do you need to be told exactly, step-by-step, what to do? Or are you a person who works best with general guidance? Do you work better when you can be creative to accomplish a task? In general, there are two types of people when itContinue reading “Creative Obedience”

Love Oneself

Have you ever taken time to think about the relationship among the Godhead? Have you wondered how the Godhead interacts and cares for one another? Are you confused when you hear about God being the Trinity and yet One? I am convinced we, as humans, are not fully capable of understanding everything about God. OneContinue reading “Love Oneself”

Turn It Over To God

Do you know someone who needs to hear about Jesus? Is there someone you know who you wish would become a follower of His? Have they heard the message about Him? Have you asked God to open their heart to the message of Jesus? I’m guessing every one of us knows someone, or multiple someone’s,Continue reading “Turn It Over To God”

Favoritism

Do you obey the law? Or are you a lawbreaker? Do you show favoritism? Or do you treat everyone equally? Do you love your neighbor? Are you wondering what these questions have in common? I venture to say most of us obey the law, generally speaking. After all, who doesn’t speed on occasion? But weContinue reading “Favoritism”