Just Ask God

If any of you lacks wisdom [to guide him through a decision or circumstance], he is to ask of [our benevolent] God, who gives to everyone generously and without rebuke or blame, and it will be given to him. James 1:5 AMP It’s always amusing watching small children at play, especially when they want to build something. … Continue reading Just Ask God

Living Through Trials

Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him. James 1:12 NIV Trials! I have never met anyone who is happy when that word describes what is happening in their life. It’s a word that … Continue reading Living Through Trials

God Rewards Righteousness

Righteousness (being in right standing with God) guards the one whose way is blameless, But wickedness undermines and overthrows the sinner.  Proverbs 13:6 AMP Many times people have difficulty coming to a consensus on what is right or wrong. Sometimes, their background determines their view on the subject. But there are some things in life that are … Continue reading God Rewards Righteousness

Run to Win

I press on to reach the end of the race and receive the heavenly prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, is calling us. Philippians 3:14 NLT From the early years, children learn how to compete. When I was a prekindergarten teacher, I was amused when the competition extended to the meal table. If the … Continue reading Run to Win