Soaking Up God’s Word

We must soak our heart in the Word of God, treating it like our spiritual M and Ms, that is, memorizing and meditating on it. How good it is to feel and know that God is planning to have good coming our way! [Click title or image to read the full post.]

Son-Tanned Christian

Scripture: Isaiah 55:11, NCV “The same thing is true of the words I speak. They will not return to me empty. They make the things happen that I want to happen, and they succeed in doing what I send them to do.” God wants to make things happen in our life. God wants his living […]

The Priority: Christ Formed In You

Scripture: 2 Thessalonians 3:5 “Now may the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God and into the patience of Christ.” (NKJV) We spend time with the people we love, and we spend time doing the things we love. Such endeavors frequently require patience. This is certainly the case in our relationship with God. […]

The Transformation: Christ Formed In You

Scripture: 2 Corinthians 13:14 and Ephesians 1:17 “May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.” (2 Corinthians 13:14, NLT) “I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spirit of wisdom […]

Knowing God

Scripture: Hosea 6:3 and Hebrews 11:6 “Oh, that we might know the Lord! Let us press on to know him. He will respond to us as surely as the arrival of dawn or the coming of rains in early spring.” (Hosea 6:3, NLT) “But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who […]

God’s Word—Like a Hammer!

Scripture: Jeremiah 20:9 “But if I say, ‘I will not mention his word or speak anymore in his name,’ his word is in my heart like a fire, a fire shut up in my bones. I am weary of holding it in; indeed, I cannot.” (NIV) Jeremiah is the prophet who found the Word of […]

The ‘Converterlator’ Concept

Scripture: Luke 16:9 “I tell you, use worldly wealth to gain friends for yourselves, so that when it is gone, you will be welcomed into eternal dwellings.” (NIV) We had better listen carefully to any words Jesus Christ uttered. They are just as applicable today as they were when he walked the earth. We have […]

The Sowing and Reaping Principle

Scripture: Galatians 6:8 “Whoever sows to please their flesh, from the flesh will reap destruction; whoever sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life.” (NIV) The sowing and reaping principle is a key spiritual concept we need to incorporate in our lives. In the secular world we understand the more we […]

Our Race Against Time

Scripture: 1 Corinthians 9:24–25 “Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may obtain it. And everyone who competes for the prize is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a perishable crown, but we […]

The Lord’s ROI (Return On Investment)

Scripture: Matthew 25:25–27, ESV “‘…So I was afraid, and I went and hid your talent in the ground. Here you have what is yours.’ But his master answered him, ‘You wicked and slothful servant! You knew that I reap where I have not sown and gather where I scattered no seed? Then you ought to […]