Category Archives: Messages from the Past
When we depend upon our own manufactured defenses that create walls that separate and divide us from others, God is never pleased. I have entered many churches where it truly is a sanctuary of seclusion and exclusion.
Just as Jesus paused in the present moment, we too should take time to pause and look back on the past that had shaped us and pushed us to where we are today, and then turn our eyes to what lies ahead with the same anticipation to gaze upon the future that our past choices have led us to face.
Seeking God’s gift of wisdom means you want more than just head knowledge but the proper understanding to apply our knowledge in the practical, everyday relationships and situations in life for everyone’s benefit, not just one’s self.
America, what made us strong for many formidable decades was our agricultural family base, where multiple generations lived together on the farm supporting and encouraging each other. Everyone in the family shared in safeguarding the common good and security of the family members.
Phew! How can any husband-father expect earnest earnings to be sufficient to fulfill all that is demanded in today’s society? Well, we all have choices to make and the passage from Proverbs reminds of how to keep a right focus.
When you walk according to the wisdom of the Lord, the Lord reveals what are right attitudes and actions when dealing with others in your life.
Those who invest in taking advantage of others for personal gain will inevitably realize what is perceived as profit will be actually a loss!
The next time you check the ROI factor of your life, consider the Return On Investment opportunity God offers when we focus upon right relationships.
God has a balanced life in view for our Spiritual well-being. Most of the passages you will discover in God’s Word emphasizes that each of us are to be available and alert while we invest in the normal, daily activities of life.
Why we do what we do, whether “religiously” attending church, giving offerings sacrificially, volunteering to help the needy or being seen caring and serving in the community? Think about the real reasons behind why you invested your time, talent and treasures in these activities.
Your Master Will be Known by Your Fruit Whoever tends a fig tree will eat its fruit, and whoever looks after his master will be honored. As the water reflects the face, so the heart reflects the person. Sheol and Abaddon are never … Continue reading →