Work Wise…work to live or live to work?

“Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and your plans will succeed.” Proverbs 16:3 NIV “The man who plants and the man who waters have one purpose, and each will be rewarded according to his own labor.” 1 Corinthians 3:8 NIV “Therefore, my dear brothers, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fullyContinue reading “Work Wise…work to live or live to work?”

Big Ears

“My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, for man’s anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires.” James 1:19 NIV “for he is our God and we are the people of his pasture, the flock under his care.Continue reading “Big Ears”

Look for Your Cloud!

Like many people, I’ve a few areas in my life that are a bit…dry. One in particular is quite crispy. Crisss-pee! My “situation” soured and then died years ago, yet for one reason or another the last nail was never placed in its coffin. I was illegally “wronged,” tried to muddle through, then eventually gave “it”Continue reading “Look for Your Cloud!”

Pruning!

“I am the true vine and My Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit He takes away, and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that it may bear more fruit,” John 15:1-2 NKJV Jesus’ teaching about the vine and the branches is one of the most readily quoted. “I amContinue reading “Pruning!”

Due Season

“The LORD upholds all who fall, And raises up all who are bowed down. The eyes of all look expectantly to You, And You give them their food in due season. You open Your hand And satisfy the desire of every living thing.” Psalm 145:14-16 NKJV   “For he who sows to his flesh will ofContinue reading “Due Season”

Seek!

Look for God in things both large and small. Pursue a relationship with Him like none other! God has the solution to our problem before we ever perceive the problem.  In Him we can find peace, strength, love, or whatever we may be searching for. We just have to ask Him. Then trust Him. Submit toContinue reading “Seek!”

What Are You Thirsty For?

“but whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him will never thirst. But the water that I shall give him will become in him a fountain of water springing up into everlasting life.” John 4:14 NKJV I once read an article that suggested when people choose to eat something to satisfy hunger, theContinue reading “What Are You Thirsty For?”

Cheer Up!

“These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 NKJV “But let all those rejoice who put their trust in You; Let them ever shout for joy, because You defend them;Continue reading “Cheer Up!”

Watchful!

“Watch, stand fast in the faith, be brave, be strong. Let all that you do be done with love.” 1 Corinthians 16:13-14 NKJV “You are all sons of the light and sons of the day. We are not of the night nor of darkness. Therefore let us not sleep, as others [do], but let usContinue reading “Watchful!”

New Every Morning!

This I recall to my mind, Therefore I have hope. Through the LORD’S mercies we are not consumed, Because His compassions fail not.  They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness.  “The LORD is my portion,” says my soul, “Therefore I hope in Him!”  The LORD is good to those who wait for Him, ToContinue reading “New Every Morning!”