Therefore become imitators of God [copy Him and follow His example], as well-beloved children [imitate their father]; Ephesians 5:1 AMP One of the greatest accomplishments in life is to create an original. There is great value in originals. The Mona Lisa, the most famous painting in the world, is an original painting created by Leonardo … Continue reading Follow His Example
A thief has only one thing in mind—he wants to steal, slaughter, and destroy. But I have come to give you everything in abundance, more than you expect—life in its fullness until you overflow! John 10:10 TPT There is purpose in every life. The purpose can be either positive or negative. Even a thief has purpose. A thief … Continue reading Life In Its Fullness
The month of September brings some bittersweet feelings in the hearts of people. September is a signal that the summer is coming to an end. There are so many activities that can only be done in the summer when you live in the northeast of the United States. September reminds me it’s time to bring … Continue reading God For All Seasons
Only God! When the princess opened it, she saw the baby. The little boy was crying, and she felt sorry for him. “This must be one of the Hebrew children,” she said. Exodus 2:6 NLT Sometimes, one action can make or break your mission. Pharaoh decreed that every Hebrew boy child must die. One mother … Continue reading Only God!
The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed. Psalm 34:18 NLT The heart can be broken, not literally but figuratively. The heart can experience such sorrow and grief, that at times life itself can become a burden. But in those moments, the Bible tells us that the Lord is … Continue reading Crushed by Pain
Store your treasures in heaven, where moths and rust cannot destroy, and thieves do not break in and steal. Wherever your treasure is, there the desires of your heart will also be. Matthew 6:20-21 NLT As we walk with God, our heart is supposed to benefit from our walk. When we talk about the heart here, … Continue reading Storing Your Treasure
The first Monday in September is set aside to celebrate Labor Day. So many times, we celebrate the holiday without fully knowing what it means. Labor Day is set aside to recognize the achievements of American workers. This Labor Day is different to those in the past. This year we have no choice but to … Continue reading In Honor. . .
There are many things that shape your life: your experiences and your relationships play a big role in who you are. The person you are has been shaped either positively or negatively by those you interact with. There is a poem that you see a lot in the classroom or where children congregate in large … Continue reading Shaped by Perspective
But because the midwives feared God, they refused to obey the king’s orders. They allowed the boys to live, too. Exodus 1:17 NLT Wow! These midwives feared God. He was not the god of the Egyptians, He was the God of the enslaved population. The fear that is referred to here is not afraid of, … Continue reading Fear God
But don’t just listen to God’s word. You must do what it says. Otherwise, you are only fooling yourselves. James 1:22 NLT Parents sometimes speak to their children and complain that they don’t listen. Yes they heard every word but continued as if nothing was said. James, in his role as a church leader, saw … Continue reading Listen and Obey