He answered, “ ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’; and, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’” – Luke 10:27 (NIV) Many of us know the story of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37) as the … Read More →
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Posted Jun 1 | Comments Off on How can you use your gifts?
“And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another — and all the more as you see the Day approaching.” – Hebrews 10:24-25 (NIV) Think about … Read More →
Posted May 1 | Comments Off on Where Is Your Silver Lining
“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” – Romans 8:28 There is a popular saying in the United States that says, “Every cloud has a silver lining.” In nature, we actually see … Read More →
Posted Apr 1 | Comments Off on What Are You Anxious For?
“Hear my cry, O God; listen to my prayer. From the ends of the earth I call to you, I call as my heart grows faint; lead me to the rock that is higher than I. For you have been my refuge, a strong tower against the foe.” – Psalm … Read More →
Posted Mar 1 | Comments Off on What Are Your Recovery Strategies?
“Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.” – 1 Peter 5:8 Did you start out the new year refreshed and ready to “fight the good fight?” Were you ready to face the challenges and changes brought … Read More →
Posted Feb 1 | Comments Off on Are You Being Steeped?
“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 By definition, “steeping” means soaking a solid in a liquid to soften it, extract flavors and make it into something … Read More →
Posted Jan 2 | Comments Off on Where Does Our Hope Come From
“Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.” – … Read More →
Posted Dec 1, 2020 | Comments Off on Careful With Our Words
“Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as it fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.” – Ephesians 4:29 We all have examples of times when other people’s words have hurt us. And I’m … Read More →
Posted Nov 1, 2020 | Comments Off on Redefining Thankfulness
“Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. For the Lord is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations.” – Psalm 100:4-5 The holiday’s are here! Whether you’re excited about the festivities or not, this … Read More →
Posted Oct 1, 2020 | Comments Off on Dreaming Of Something Else
“The Lord keeps you from all harm and watches over your life. The Lord keeps watch over you as you come and go, both now and forever.” – Psalm 121:7-8 The life we’ve been given is full of both beautiful, joy-filled moments and moments that make you wonder how you’ll … Read More →