The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life. John 10:10 NLT A thief is someone who takes your possessions or services without your consent. In other words, a thief is someone who violates your space. This thief however, wants to do more … Continue reading Live Your Full Life
He will not let you stumble; the one who watches over you will not slumber. Psalm 121:3 NLT When small children walk with their parents, their parents hold their hands. This prevents them from wondering off and also allows them to walk without stumbling. Sometimes in walking you can stumble and fall. It’s comforting to … Continue reading Let Him Lead!
No, O people, the Lord has told you what is good, and this is what he requires of you: to do what is right, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God. Micah 6:8 NLT When people want to learn how to do something, they go to an expert in that field. If you want to learn how … Continue reading What Does God Require?
And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them. Romans 8:28 NLT There are moments in life when trusting God is easy because life is good. Just about everything is going your way. Then there are days … Continue reading God Gets the Glory
For the Lord your God is living among you. He is a mighty savior. He will take delight in you with gladness. With his love, he will calm all your fears. He will rejoice over you with joyful songs.” Zephaniah 3:17 NLT Life is not always smooth. Some days are trying and difficult. Yes, even … Continue reading Living in His Presence
Be strong. Take courage. Don’t be intimidated. Don’t give them a second thought because God, your God, is striding ahead of you. He’s right there with you. He won’t let you down; he won’t leave you.” Deuteronomy 31:6 MSG Every community has a system in place when they change leadership. This community was no different. … Continue reading You Are Not Alone
When he finished teaching, he said to Simon, “Push out into deep water and let your nets out for a catch.” Luke 5:4 NLT Can you remember a time in your life when you worked diligently on a project and no matter how hard you tried, it seemed useless? Well Peter and his crew had … Continue reading Push Out into the Deep
When you look at the Book of Psalms, it’s easy to tell that there was one thing David liked to do. David liked to praise God. It is easy to see that he lived a life of praise. His words and songs talk about the greatness of God. David understood that God is great and … Continue reading Praise the Lord
Joshua son of Nun secretly sent out from Shittim two men as spies: “Go. Look over the land. Check out Jericho.” They left and arrived at the house of a harlot named Rahab and stayed there. Joshua 2:1 MSG Every project has some level of uncertainty. You look at it; examine it; think about it … Continue reading Mission Accomplished!
The Lord is my strength and shield. I trust him with all my heart. He helps me, and my heart is filled with joy. I burst out in songs of thanksgiving. Psalm 28:7 NLT Sometimes one of the most difficult things in life is to trust God. We are so conditioned to be self confident … Continue reading Purpose in the Struggle