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?”

Riches of Heaven

Do you long to be rich? Are you playing the lottery every week with the hope of winning? Are you saving every dollar you can? Do you invest your money wisely? Would you trade all your riches here on earth for the riches of heaven? Our culture is obsessed with money and public image. WeContinue reading “Riches of Heaven”

Mary’s Example

What do you know about Mary, Jesus’ Mother? Do you know she continued with the apostles? Do you know she followed the Law of the Jews? Do you know she enticed Him to perform His first miracle? Mary was a woman of amazing faith, submissiveness, and flexibility. Her faith and submissiveness allowed her to speakContinue reading “Mary’s Example”

Realistic Life

What is your plan for life? Are you planning a good paying professional career? Are you working a good paying job? Are you looking for a job that allows for more time off? Would you prefer to win the lottery and have no need to work anymore? We know we need to work to beContinue reading “Realistic Life”

Glory Versus Futility

What does it mean to become futile? Are your efforts futile? How does someone who is wise become a fool? Why would anyone exchange glory for foolishness? Why give up God for idol worship? We may believe turning to idol worship is foolish. And it is. We may believe giving up glory for foolishness isContinue reading “Glory Versus Futility”

Son of God

Who we believe Jesus to be is key to how well we follow Him. Do we believe He is the Son of God? Do we believe He is our Lord and Savior? Is He merely someone we have heard of? Do we sometimes think He is not real? Our beliefs drive how we behave. TheyContinue reading “Son of God”

Give Back To God

Are you frustrated with all the demands made on your finances? Do you wonder why so much of your paycheck disappears so quickly? Do you make every attempt possible to keep as much of it as you can? We all have several different deductions coming out of our paychecks. There are federal taxes, state taxes,Continue reading “Give Back To God”

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”

Sacrifice of Praise

Do you work hard doing good for others? Are you constantly looking for opportunities to continue to do good? Are you under the impression that by doing good you can earn your way to heaven? There are many who think the more good they do the better chance they have to spend eternity with God.Continue reading “Sacrifice of Praise”

Seek, Knock, Wait

We look for answers in all types of places and from all types of people. Our search is never ending. Questions come to mind every day. Some questions are relatively small and non-impactful. Others are more important and may be life changing. The more important the question, the larger the impact on us, the moreContinue reading “Seek, Knock, Wait”