Do Not Steal

Have you ever taken something that does not belong to you? Have you cheated someone out of something? Do you shortchange your employer by giving less than 100%? Do you borrow from your neighbor with no intent on returning what you borrowed? Most of us despise thievery. Yet, we steal at times without thinking twiceContinue reading “Do Not Steal”

Trust God to Provide

How much do you trust God? Have you evaluated your actions to help answer that question? Are you willing to depend on God to provide each meal you eat? Or do you store up for tomorrow? Our American culture has become a culture of hoarding. Think not? Many of our households have enough food onContinue reading “Trust God to Provide”

Working for God

Yesterday we defined faith and learned that it is dead if it is not accompanied by works. Today, we will look at what works are to be done in faith. Have you ever really thought about doing works in faith? If not, who are you working for? Why do you work? I dare say thatContinue reading “Working for God”

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”

Answer God’s Call

Does the thought of being called by God scare you? Are you like the child in the classroom who didn’t read the assigned text and hopes the teacher doesn’t call on you? Do you feel as though there is too much on your plate already and you don’t need God adding to it? We oftenContinue reading “Answer God’s Call”

Living Within

Have you ever had two bosses at the same time? If so, how did it work out when they gave you conflicting instruction? Did you feel as though you were caught in the middle? Were you frustrated and wondering which one to obey? Having two bosses can be very frustrating. Especially if they are continuallyContinue reading “Living Within”

Be Hospitable

Are you hospitable? Do you welcome in people you do not know? Are you willing to feed someone who is hungry? Will you host someone who needs a place to stay? Have you ever thought you may entertain an angel? Allowing anyone off the street to come into our homes can be dangerous. Though perhapsContinue reading “Be Hospitable”

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”

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”

Wisdom Seeking

Are you looking for wisdom? Do you long to gain understanding? Have you been searching for answers to important questions? Is there a desire within you to discover meaning in your life? Do you know where to find the knowledge you are looking for? We all have questions. Whether we realize it or not, weContinue reading “Wisdom Seeking”