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”

Honor Your Parents

What is your relationship with your parents? Is it one of respect? Is it a strained relationship? Have you spent time putting yourself in their shoes? Do you attempt to see through their eyes? Are you willing to honor them as God has commanded? We see varying relationships between children and parents. Some are veryContinue reading “Honor Your Parents”

The Chosen One

Have you ever been chosen to take on a difficult task? What does it mean to be chosen? Is it an honor to be chosen? Does it mean you are the only one who can accomplish the task? Would you prefer not to be chosen? We know there are people the boss always turns toContinue reading “The Chosen One”

Faith Building Through Tithing

Have you ever wondered why churches collect money—contributions or donations? Do you think it is simply to fill their bank accounts? Have you ever thought it was a command? Do you know it is more about obedience than it is about paying the bills? We have likely heard, if not said or thought ourselves, thatContinue reading “Faith Building Through Tithing”

Receive Your Requests

What is it you are looking for? What is it you desire? What do you long for and perhaps have been working several years to acquire? How have you gone about it? Are you going it alone or have you asked for help? We all desire something. There is something at the top of aContinue reading “Receive Your Requests”

Achieve Victory

Has the world gotten you down? Do you feel overburdened? Are you seeking relief? Are you looking for victory, even just a small victory? Have you asked for help? Have you asked the right person? There are times we all grow weary. It seems the entire world is against us. Nothing goes right. Everywhere weContinue reading “Achieve Victory”

Simple Not Easy

How well do you obey when you are told to do something? Is your initial reaction to rebel? Do you work harder at making excuses for not obeying than it would take to simply complete the task? Do you quickly take on the task, but fail to complete it? Or do you complete it asContinue reading “Simple Not Easy”

Honor Through Obedience

Today’s passage is lengthy, yet well worth the read. The lesson Jesus is teaching is one we should take to heart today. How many times do we put tradition above the commands of God? The better question is, how many times do we put our personal preferences above the commands of God?  Are we givingContinue reading “Honor Through Obedience”

The Work Of God

What is your idea of working for God? Do you believe it is endless? Do you look at all the evil going on the in the world and think God wants you to work to eliminate it? Do you not realize it is not your responsibility? Does that sound out of whack? Many of usContinue reading “The Work Of God”

Circular Reference

Have you heard of a circular reference? If you have, you might be a computer programmer or web application developer. It is a term used to describe computer code in two different places within a program that refer to each other and nothing else. If by chance that code starts executing, it stays in aContinue reading “Circular Reference”