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ARE YOUR WEAKNESSES DISCOURAGING YOU?

But He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is made perfect in weakness.”  Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.   (2 Corinthians 12:9) How much thought have you given to your strengths and weaknesses? We can … Continue reading

HOW DO YOU HANDLE INSTRUCTIONS?

“He who scorns instruction will pay for it, but he who respects a command is rewarded.”   (Proverbs 13:13) Have you ever done something and later said to yourself, “I wish I hadn’t done that”? Sometimes we get into a situation because we didn’t think of the consequences beforehand. It seemed like a good idea … Continue reading

HOW DO YOU LIKE YOUR GIFT?

“And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds,  not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing,  but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching.”  (Hebrews 10:24-25) Have you ever had something that may not mean much to … Continue reading

ARE YOU STRESSED, SAD, DEPRESSED, INSECURE, OR HAVE AN IMPORTANT DECISION TO MAKE?

I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.”   (Psalm 91:2) Whenever you are stressed, where do you go for relief? Whenever you are sad, who do you turn to for consolation? Whenever you are depressed, who do you look to for encouragement? Whenever … Continue reading

ARE YOU SLEEPING?

“Therefore keep watch because you do not know when the owner of the house will  come back – whether in the evening, or at midnight, or when the rooster crows,  or at dawn.  If he comes suddenly, do not let him find you sleeping.”    (Mark 13:35-36) Have you ever had a day at work … Continue reading

IS ANYTHING OR ANYONE DEPENDABLE?

“Love never fails.  But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away.”   (1 Corinthians 13:8) Have you ever thought to yourself, “Is there anything or anyone I can depend on?” We live in a world of busyness that generates … Continue reading

WHAT SEASON ARE YOU IN RIGHT NOW?

“To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under Heaven.”   (Ecclesiastes 3:1) Would you prefer witnessing a new birth, or watching the end of a life of someone? Would you prefer planting seeds and watching them grow, or digging up old plants? Would you prefer times of war, or a cure … Continue reading

NEED JOY? NEED PEACE?

“I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete.” (John 15:11) Does it seem that joy and peace are difficult for you to find? Do you desire them both but they continue to avoid you and your attempts to find them? They are not … Continue reading

READING THE BIBLE – A CHORE OR PLEASURE?

Jesus performed many other signs in the presence of his disciples, which are not recorded in this book. But these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in His name. (John 20:30-31) What causes you to have interest in … Continue reading

IS PEACE AN ELUSIVE GOAL FOR YOU?

You know the message God sent to the people of Israel, telling the good news of peace through Jesus Christ, Who is Lord of all!   (Acts 10:36) Have you ever reached a point in your life where you felt that peace was running from you? Your life seems to be chaotic as you bounce … Continue reading