So letting your sinful nature control your mind leads to death. But letting the Spirit control your mind leads to life and peace. Romans 8:6 NLT One of the byproducts of spring is weeds! They are everywhere! They invade the lawn and garden bed. If you are unable to devote the time that’s needed to … Continue reading Taking Control
“So obey the commands of the Lord your God by walking in his ways and fearing him. Deuteronomy 8:6 NLT In every area of life, there are benefits for following the rules. If you are a driver, the posted speed limit is the rule to follow. If you stay within the speed limit, all is well. If … Continue reading Walk With God
When I heard this, I sat down and wept. In fact, for days I mourned, fasted, and prayed to the God of heaven. Nehemiah 1:4 NLT Some people are passionate about the things that concern their lives. Nehemiah was one of those people. He was very concerned about what was happening at home. He was … Continue reading When Life Hurts
As you continue focusing on the change you want from God in Lent, I believe you need to contemplate and decide the change you want to see in your life as you shift the focus from you to God. The focus here is not to improve yourself but to improve your relationship with God. Fasting … Continue reading Let It Go
He said, “Listen, all you people of Judah and Jerusalem! Listen, King Jehoshaphat! This is what the Lord says: Do not be afraid! Don’t be discouraged by this mighty army, for the battle is not yours, but God’s. 2 Chronicles 20:15 NLT One day King Jehoshaphat was sitting at home, minding his business when he … Continue reading This Is God’s Fight!
Yesterday we said goodbye to 2020 and today we welcome 2021. We have no idea what 2021 holds but the God who holds the future guides our lives. Deuteronomy 31:8 says, “Do not be afraid or discouraged, for the Lord will personally go ahead of you. He will be with you; he will neither fail you nor … Continue reading Happy New Year!
Uzziah sought God during the days of Zechariah, who taught him to fear God. And as long as the king sought guidance from the Lord, God gave him success. 2 Chronicles 26:5 The walk of faith doesn’t happen automatically. You don’t get up one day and suddenly you are living right before God. As with most, … Continue reading Key to Success
In life today, people are always looking for information. We want to know what is happening, and how what we hear impacts our lives. Sometimes we hear about something that happened in our community. So if you want to get more information, you need to find a witness who saw what happened. A witness is … Continue reading Expert Witnesses
Afterward Moses and Aaron went in and told Pharaoh, “Thus says the Lord God of Israel: ‘Let My people go, that they may hold a feast to Me in the wilderness.’ ” And Pharaoh said, “Who is the Lord , that I should obey His voice to let Israel go? I do not know the … Continue reading Afraid? Do it Anyway!
That night Paul had a vision: A man from Macedonia in northern Greece was standing there, pleading with him, “Come over to Macedonia and help us!” Acts 16:9 NLT There are times in life when people have difficulty understanding the importance of being led by the Spirit. They evaluate the options before them and they … Continue reading Available for Service