So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it. Isaiah 55:11 The world changes, circumstances change, we change but God's word never changes. Warren Wersbe Abraham … Continue reading If God said it, that settles it
The righteous keep moving forward, and those with clean hands become stronger and stronger. Job 17:9 The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself. Mark CaineThe book of Acts tells us that the disciples of Christ were separated after being … Continue reading Relocation and transition
Those who are spiritual can evaluate all things, but they themselves cannot be evaluated by others, for, "Who has known the mind of the Lord so as to instruct him?" but we have the mind of Christ. 1 Corinthians 2:15-16 Show God your faith, and He will show you His faithfulness. We have the wisdom … Continue reading The mind of Christ
When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze. Isaiah 43:2 Don't let your current condition define God's intention for your life. … Continue reading Thru fire or storm, the victory is yours
Be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth. 2 Timothy 2:15 Faithful servants never retire. You can retire from your career, but never retire from serving God. Rick Warren Being planted in a church keeps us grounded and prepares … Continue reading Faithful servants
So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers, to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the … Continue reading Serve God, not people
Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and he will establish your plans. Proverbs 16:3 If God changes your heart, be ready to change your plans. Joyce Meyer Thank you Lord Jesus for your Spirit. Thank you for being our comforter, our reward and our shield. You are an awesome God, who is like you … Continue reading Commit your plans to the Lord
… for everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith. 1 John 5:4 Victory belongs to the most persevering. Napoleon Bonaparte Knowing the character of God helps us fight from a place of victory, instead of for the victory. When we know who God is, He to … Continue reading Walking in victory
... but now I think that all things are worth nothing compared with the greatness of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. Because of Christ, I lost all these things, and now I know that they are all worthless trash. All I want now is Christ. Philippians 3:8 Biblical knowledge is far better than gold when … Continue reading Intimacy with God
The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned. Isaiah 9:2 Even a dim light looks bright in the dark. Darkness is the absence of light, and many of us have our dark seasons. We all experience gloom, lack, depression, ignorance, … Continue reading What does light have to do with darkness?
Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ. 1 Corinthians 11:1 To walk with God means that you and God are in agreement about your life. 1 Corinthians 10 ends with, whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God. It made me think of … Continue reading WWJD?
When Naomi heard in Moab that the LORD had come to the aid of his people by providing food for them, she and her daughters-in-law prepared to return home from there. Ruth 1:6 We associate with people the way we see ourselves. Joel Osteen In the book of Ruth, the Bible tells the stories of … Continue reading Social Connections