There is an animal tale that tells a story about a pig. The duck and cow felt saddened with the pig’s living conditions. They decided to do what they could to make his home comfortable. After some discussion, they devised a plan. They noticed that he didn’t have a parlor so they repurposed some apple … Continue reading Don’t Crave the Past!
All right then, the Lord himself will give you the sign. Look! The virgin will conceive a child! She will give birth to a son and will call him Immanuel (which means ‘God is with us’). Isaiah 7:14 NLT In life people are always looking for signs. I’m sure people who lived one hundred years ago … Continue reading Follow the Sign
So many times you hear stories and that make you chuckle but after you laugh you realize that it’s a sad story. One day a man got dressed to visit a foreign country. He was so excited because it took a long time to save the money to buy the ticket. There was real excitement … Continue reading Remembering God’s Benefits
Surely your goodness and unfailing love will pursue me all the days of my life, and I will live in the house of the Lord forever. Psalm 23:6 NLT When you watch a movie, there are surprises at the end. Sometimes the end is predictable and other times, the ending is unexpected. So this Psalm has a … Continue reading He Gives Benefits
Even though I walk through the dark valley of death, because you are with me, I fear no harm. Your rod and your staff give me courage. Psalm 23:4 GW There are many people in your life that you only see when life is good. When you experience a hardship or some difficult times, they are missing … Continue reading His Presence Makes the Difference
The Lord is my shepherd I am never in need. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside peaceful waters. Psalm 23:1-2 GW This Psalm was written by David. His first job was a keeper of sheep. He understood the sheep and the role of the shepherd. Sheep are domestic animals and need a good shepherd … Continue reading The Lord, My Shepherd
Everyone likes to feel that they belong and fit it. It makes no difference if it’s in a family, community or a gang. Everyone wants to belong; belonging means to be accepted as part of the group. This allows the group member to bond and establish a connection. As the connection grows, the bond becomes … Continue reading Standing Alone
In everything you do, put God first, and he will direct you and crown your efforts with success. Proverbs 3:6 TLB The previous verse says to trust God and don’t depend on what you feel or see. There is a reward when you put God first. Now that is not as easy as it appears … Continue reading Put God First