Month: January 2016

Seeking Help

Bobby Conner just said that God needs to be your First Resource, not your last resort. […]

Valuable Mistakes

Ray Dalio is one of the most successful business men on the planet, if you count how much money you make as an indicator. His company has created $45 billion income since 1975. He currently has $14 billion personal net worth. He says that PAIN + REFLECTION = PROGRESS. It means something like: if you […]

Open UP

Jesus said that He is a Door. He became that Door so that we could access His Father. He also became a Door to Father to give Him access to the earth. He has sent us just as He was sent (John 20:21). You are a door, also. Be lifted up, Eternal Door, and let […]

GATHERING AS THE CHURCH

1 Corinthians 11 – The Lord’s Supper How to get it wrong °    division °    eating your meal instead of the Lord’s °    not honoring the body by waiting until all have arrived before eating the meal °    despising the church °    humiliating those who have nothing °    eating the bread, drinking the cup in […]

A Profitable Servant

Lord, You are the meaning of my life. I am the meaning of Your death. I know You have called me From the grave of who I was And chosen me to bear Your name and story to the nations! Jesus, use me while I have a breath To shout and blow the trumpet! Jesus, […]

Real-izing Faith

I can believe that my Awesome God is capable of many wonderful deeds, but still not expect him to do any of them for me. My faith in His abilities does not necessarily mean that I hope to receive anything from Him. Faith is knowledge of a possibility. Hope is the knowledge that only time […]

Three Governments

The three basic governments in the earth are political, man-controlled government; religious, man-controlled government; and the Kingdom of Heaven. The Kingdom of God has ministers (servants) assigned to influence the governments of men and the government of His Church. God is not mocked, so men reap what they sow, including the installation of evil, power-hungry […]

Holiness and Seeing God

There is much good advice in Hebrews 12, including verse 14: Pursue peace with all people, and holiness, without which no one will see the Lord  (NKJV). Most people who bring up the idea that we need to be “holy” have no way to talk about it but to give us rules to follow that […]

Preparation

One of my heroes pointed out to me recently a sports team proverb: “What you are at practice is what you will be during a game.” If you are not working hard to be ready for opportunity, opportunity will be missed to the point of maybe not even being recognized. If you are questioning your […]

Serving

When someone asks you to help them, how do you measure the answer? Will you only serve me if I agree with you about a thousand things? Or, only if I agree with you about the important things? Will you serve my cause only if I have spent a certain amount of time serving your […]

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