Think of the way dominoes fall after they’re lined up. It does not matter how much time you have spent lining them up. If one of them falls backwards, it causes all the hard work you’ve already done to fall. It is very easy to focus on ourselves and our well being. We think first
For the LOVE of money is the root of all evil. (1Timothy 6:10) This scripture can scare you if you do not a good grasp on your finances. God gives us financial guidance throughout His word. It is important that we are financially fit. Like all good financial advisors, God has a plan for our
As human beings, we all fall short at times. Each of us have flaws and periods of suffering. When difficult times arise, we sometimes look to other people for comfort or for a way out. Many times, these people fail to meet the needs we have. We must realize, these people are human beings too.
It is God’s desire that we make decisions that are aligned with his will. He has promised to give us instruction and direction so that we’ll know how to move forward. (Psalms 32:8) To follow God’s pattern, one must have a clean heart, a clear mind, a surrendered will and patient spirit. Next we must
If we are honest, most of our lives revolves around clocks, planners and schedules. We are often impatient. We think, if only this could happen or I wish that had taken place sooner. Sometimes, depending on what we’re doing, time may seem to pass differently from what we expect. We spend a lot of time
There are times in our lives we ask God to make good things happen. We want Him to make something happen for ourselves or sometimes for our friends. Parents intercede on behalf of their children. Husbands and wives intercede for each other. We ask God to provide relief to those that may be struggling with
Think about how water flows down on rocks to a stream, then to a river, and ultimately flowing out into the ocean. This is how we should see all our provisions flowing from God to all of us. When God gives us abilities or other blessings, it’s not by accident. God who knows what He
When we hear the word offering, we immediately think of money. An offering is not just something you give, it is also something you do. In those times when you don’t have any money, you still have an offering. What can you offer? You can offer your time, your talent, your wisdom or your experiences.
None of us are exempt from going thru difficult times. It’s easy to get confused or even begin to doubt our purpose in God. Prayerfully in those times, we have people around us who know and will remind us of who we are in God. We trust their love and words to us because they
Death is a real part of life. Because of this, mourning is a real part of recovery. No one can tell us how to mourn or how long to mourn. However, I encourage you to allow your Mourning to take you to your Morning. This morning has nothing to do with physical day light. This