Guided by Compassion

If someone has enough money to live well and sees a brother or sister in need but shows no compassion—how can God’s love be in that person? 1 John 3:17 NLT  When Jesus walked this earth, He was a man who was moved with compassion. Compassion means sympathetic consciousness of others' distress together with a … Continue reading Guided by Compassion

By Divine Design

There are so many ways that people meet and become acquainted. Some meet on the train. They wait for the same train at the same spot daily and one day they generate a conversation. Pretty soon, they sit together and a relationship develops. It could be a relationship that is confined to the commute. Sometimes … Continue reading By Divine Design

Women of Value

 On the Sabbath we went a little way outside the city to a riverbank, where we thought people would be meeting for prayer, and we sat down to speak with some women who had gathered there. Acts 16:13 NLT Paul and Silas have arrived in Macedonia and on the Sabbath day they went to the … Continue reading Women of Value

Available for Service

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

Holy Spirit in Control

Next Paul and Silas traveled through the area of Phrygia and Galatia, because the Holy Spirit had prevented them from preaching the word in the province of Asia at that time. Acts 16:6 NLT There was a time in Paul’s life that no one would believe that he would be on the mission field telling … Continue reading Holy Spirit in Control

Workers With God

For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them. Ephesians 2:10 NKJV When you look at a great piece of art, you look at the quality of the work and talk about the workmanship. The value of the art is based on … Continue reading Workers With God

Working God’s Plan

But Moses pleaded with the Lord, “O Lord, I’m not very good with words. I never have been, and I’m not now, even though you have spoken to me. I get tongue-tied, and my words get tangled.” Exodus 4:10 NLT After Moses wondered if people would really believe that he was sent by God, God … Continue reading Working God’s Plan

You Can Do It!

But Moses protested again, “What if they won’t believe me or listen to me? What if they say, ‘The Lord never appeared to you’?” Exodus 4:1 NLT At some point in life, we have all been in that place. You know what you have to do but the concern is about how others would react … Continue reading You Can Do It!

Ignore the Distraction

So I sent messengers to them, saying, “I am doing a great work, so that I cannot come down. Why should the work cease while I leave it and go down to you?” Nehemiah 6:3 NKJV In ancient times, a wall was necessary for the protection of the city. When the wall was in place, … Continue reading Ignore the Distraction