LIGHTEN UP!

A happy heart makes the face cheerful, but heartache crushes the spirit. Proverbs 15:13 We need to lighten up a bit! God wants to shine in us and through us spiritually and physically! I know there is heartache in our … Continue reading

DECISIONS! DECISIONS!

Decisions! Decisions! We make hundreds of them each and every day. Some of which we are not even necessarily all that conscious of when making them. Other decisions are about the minutia of life, and some of those we can … Continue reading

A 360-DEGREE PERSPECTIVE

Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others. Philippians 2:4 In the business world there are performance appraisals that are called 360-Degree Reviews. Here, not only does the immediate supervisor … Continue reading

TANGIBLY EVIDENT GENTLENESS

Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Philippians 4:5 Your gentleness is to be evident to all. Better make this personal: My gentleness is to be evident to all. To all people with all kinds of … Continue reading

NOTHING GREATER

Many of us want to do great and important things. We have dreams and aspirations we want to see become tangible realities in our lives. We have goals we want to reach. We have plans we want to accomplish. We … Continue reading

WE KNOW! WE KNOW! SO?

We know that anyone born of God does not continue to sin; the one who was born of God keeps him safe, and the evil one cannot harm him. We know that we are children of God, and that the … Continue reading

OPEN THE DOORS OF OUR HEARTS, LORD!

Ahaz, king of Judah (735-719 BC), had turned away from God in depraved and evil ways. He defiled and robbed the Lord’s temple, worshiped idols and false gods, and went so far in his idolatry that… Ahaz shut the doors … Continue reading