Understanding Context

Have you heard of taking things out of context? Do you understand what that means? Have you ever heard something said but only one small piece of it? Have you read only a portion of a statement and misinterpreted it? Taking things out of context can be misleading and dangerous. We have seen or heardContinue reading “Understanding Context”

The Unknown God

What do you know about God? Do you feel like you know Him well? Are you more interested in seeking things of this world? Do you think you have plenty of time to seek God later? Are you sure you have time? Being religious doesn’t mean we know God. We can follow religious traditions andContinue reading “The Unknown God”

Resisting Temptation

Are you often tempted to do something you know you shouldn’t? Do you find it difficult to resist following through with it? Would you like to have a stronger will to resist? How is your knowledge and relationship with God? We are tempted nearly every day to do something we know we shouldn’t do. OrContinue reading “Resisting Temptation”

Slay the Giant

Have you ever been opposed by someone who is also opposing God? Did you feel overmatched by their arguments? How did you respond? Did you give up and walk away? Or did you ask God to be with you and give you the response He wanted you to provide? There are times in our livesContinue reading “Slay the Giant”

Perfect Timing

Have you ever experienced having something you needed show up at just the right time? Did you wonder how that happened? Could it be that God is setting things up in advance for you? Or do you think it is simply random, blind luck? If we’ve lived enough years and paid attention, we have allContinue reading “Perfect Timing”

Dig Deeper

Are you moving on? Are you moving on in maturity? Have you learned the elementary teachings and learning more complex instruction now? Are you learning to think logically and put the pieces together to gain a deeper understanding? As we go through school, we begin with very basic teachings. We learn our alphabet before weContinue reading “Dig Deeper”

Be A Mary

Do you worry about many things? Do you strive to ensure everything is just so? Are you continually trying to please everyone? Do you often feel as though you have no help? Are you distracted by doing rather than being? We are often distracted by doing. We listen to others, whether friends, family, or mediaContinue reading “Be A Mary”

Stay In God’s Love

Are you looking for something to hold on to? Does it seem as though your world is out of control? Do you need an anchor to steady your life? Are you willing to step out in faith? Are you willing to spend time in prayer? There are times when our lives seem to be inContinue reading “Stay In God’s Love”

Seen Vs Unseen

Where do you put your trust? Do you only trust what you can see? Are you frustrated when you experience trouble? Do you have a short-term focus? Or, do you focus more on the long-term? Does your vision go beyond the here and now into eternity? Most of us are focused on what is rightContinue reading “Seen Vs Unseen”

Pigsty vs God’s House

How do you handle frustration? What is your reaction when things don’t go your way? Will you continue to wallow in your misery? Or, will you decide to give up feeling sorry for yourself and reach out to the One who can pull you up? We see all manner of frustrations all around us today.Continue reading “Pigsty vs God’s House”