Our Greatest Reward is Knowing God

In today’s world, many people will do almost anything to access what they perceive to be power, thinking people in those positions can do something for them.

We learn from the scripture that power belongs to God. He is the one who opens doors for us and gives us opportunities, blessing us with whatever benefits he wants to share with us. [Click title or image to read the full post.]

The World is Passing Away Before Our Eyes!

So many of things I considered so important over the years are now gone! The company I worked for is gone. Boards of companies I served on are gone.

Just through the aging process, we can see how we ourselves are “passing away.”  Our bodies are temporary. We are only renting or leasing them, having to turn them in at the end of the lease term. [Click title or image to read the full post.]

My Heart’s Goal

Scripture: Romans 14:17, NLT “For the Kingdom of God is not a matter of what we eat or drink, but of living a life of goodness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.” (Romans 14:17, NLT) It took me a long time to figure out that life does not consist of an abundance of […]

What Happens When We Ask for God’s Favor

Scripture: Psalm 90:17, NIV “May the favor of the Lord our God rest on us; establish the work of our hands for us—yes, establish the work of our hands.” (Psalm 90:17, NIV) Our relationship with God through Christ means life, favor, and reward! We all want to experience a full and meaningful life. The Scripture […]

We Have Work to Do

Scripture: John 17:3–4, NIV “Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent. I have brought you glory on earth by finishing the work you gave me to do.” (John 17:3–4, NIV) This is eternal life: knowing God and Jesus Christ. Jesus came into […]

The Last Hour!

Scripture: 1 John 2:18, NKJV “Little children, it is the last hour; and as you have heard that the Antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have come, by which we know that it is the last hour.” (1 John 2:18, NKJV) WOW! The last hour, from God’s perspective, is here! What does this say […]

Shine Like the Sun

Scripture: Colossians 3:3 “For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God.” (NIV) I once heard a preacher say, “Whatever you have will blow off on the way up or burn up on the way down.” There is truth in that statement. When you die and go to heaven, the cares […]

Ever Grateful

Scripture: Colossians 1:12–14, NKJV “…Giving thanks to the Father who has qualified us to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in the light. He has delivered us from the power of darkness and conveyed us into the kingdom of the Son of His love, in whom we have redemption through His blood, the […]

How Do You Face the Reality of Eternity?

Scripture: John 3:16, 35–36 “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life” (John 3:16, NIV). “The Father loves the Son and has placed everything in his hands. Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life, but whoever […]