Strength in the Father

Have you ever felt betrayed? Was it a family member who betrayed you? Was it a friend you considered to be close? Was it a co-worker you thought you could trust? Was it a spouse? Were you devasted when it happened? The likelihood of us being betrayed at some point in our lives is high.Continue reading “Strength in the Father”

Increase Your Faith

Is your faith strong? Would you like to strengthen your faith? What have you done to strengthen your faith? Have you thought about having a stronger faith? Have you asked God to strengthen your faith? Faith can be hard to put our finger on. We think we have a strong faith until it gets tested,Continue reading “Increase Your Faith”

A Night of Prayer

To what extent do you pray? How much time do you spend in prayer? When do you pray? What do you pray about? Is your prayer a one-way conversation, a listing of your wants? Or is your prayer a two-way conversation, including you listening for God’s answer? If you are like me, your prayer lifeContinue reading “A Night of Prayer”

Pray for Authorities

Do you want to live a peaceful life? Are you seeking to live quietly? Have you spent time praying for those in authority? Have you spent time petitioning God on behalf of those in leadership? Have you asked God to lead them to godliness? As we seek to live lives that are peaceful and quiet,Continue reading “Pray for Authorities”

Stumbling Blocks

Have you faced stumbling blocks in your life? Have there been people who have gotten in the way of progress? Have you been a stumbling block to someone else? Has the stumbling block been due to a judgmental attitude? We don’t often think of stumbling blocks. On the other hand, we do think about speedContinue reading “Stumbling Blocks”

Promises In Context

Do you look for guarantees? Do you purchase the additional warranty on electronic items or vehicles? Do you desire promises to be kept? Do you always keep the promises you make? Do you know there are promises that are always kept? We do want guarantees, warranties, and promises kept. If fact, if a business attemptsContinue reading “Promises In Context”

Sleeping Again?

Have you ever been in a tough spot? Have you had friends who said they would be with you every step of the way? Have you been frustrated or disappointed when they didn’t do what needed to be done to support you? Live long enough and we find ourselves in a tough spot. There willContinue reading “Sleeping Again?”

Do It All for the Glory of God

Do it all to the glory of God! Paul told the Colossians to do everything in the name of Jesus. If we do that, we do everything in truth and love. If we do that, we will be respected and honored by others. If we do that, we will not have the hate, malice, disgust,Continue reading “Do It All for the Glory of God”

Facing Difficulty

How do you react when you face a serious challenge? Who do you reach out to when you are being overwhelmed? Where do you turn when the going gets tough? Do you have someone you can turn to when you need it? We all go through tough times at varying points in our lives. ThereContinue reading “Facing Difficulty”

In Jesus’ Name

Would you like to be confident that what you ask for will be granted? Do you long for being synchronized with the will of God? Does being in agreement with others sound good? Will you do what is required? Being in agreement can be a difficult task if we only follow our human desires. IfContinue reading “In Jesus’ Name”