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 in Love

Joy is a permanent condition. We can have joy even in the midst of great sorrow. The source of our joy is Jesus. He has given us His teachings, some of the miracles He performed, and sacrificed for us for that purpose. Jesus states in today’s passage that He told His disciples (and us) allContinue reading “Joy in Love”

Peace Through Love

Yesterday, we covered some peace principles. Today, we continue that discussion as Paul provides those same principles in simpler terms. As he is writing to the church in Colossae, he gives them (and us) a rapid-fire lesson on how to live as Christians. In Colossians 3:1-17, Paul rattles off a series of reasons for usContinue reading “Peace Through Love”

Peace, Encouragement, Thanks

Does peace rule your life? Or is your life full of upheaval, drama, and uncertainty? Do you admonish with psalms or with a sharp tongue that cuts deep? Do you do everything with thankfulness in your heart? Many, if not most, of us will say we long for peace. Yet we often do little inContinue reading “Peace, Encouragement, Thanks”

Surrender to Achieve

Are you striving to be a better person? Do you set goals you want to achieve? Are you willing to consider different goals? Are you willing to be radical in your thinking and developing your goals? I dare say most of us want to be a better person. However, we may not be able toContinue reading “Surrender to Achieve”

Mighty Power

Are you in need of strength today? Are you facing a mountain of struggles? Do you feel as though your world is crumbling around you? Do you believe there are evil forces at work against you? Do you realize how true that feeling may be? Do you know how to survive it? As much asContinue reading “Mighty Power”

Success Redefined

Are you looking for the pathway of a successful life? How do you define success? Does it include making lots of money? Is the right companion included in it? Does your successful life mean love, joy, peace, and contentment? Are you looking in the right place? Success is defined in many ways, including a wideContinue reading “Success Redefined”

Community

What is most important to you? What do you commit to regularly? Is there something that is a priority that takes precedence over everything else? Do you set aside time to talk with God every day? Don’t you think you should? We spend our time going to work, going to school, making meals, shopping, andContinue reading “Community”

Futile Wisdom

How smart do you think you are? Do you consider yourself to be knowledgeable in many subjects? Are you considered an expert in one or two subjects? Do you look up to those who are considered to be very smart? Sometimes we become rather proud of what we know. We start thinking highly of ourselvesContinue reading “Futile Wisdom”