Seeds

A single seed can do fantastic things

A single seed can do fantastic things! Yes, a small and undeveloped grain has the potential to feed many hungry souls, so long as we have the patience to let it grow. Seeds have the tenacity to survive in remarkable locations and soils. Once they develop a root system, seeds will persevere through floods and drought-like conditions. However, not all seeds are beneficial. So, what tRead More

Refuse Self-Pity

Every person is born self-centered and is prone to practice self-pity

Every person is born self-centered and is prone to practice self-pity. When we think life has not treated us as we deserve, self-pity is the result. It leads to complaints, murmuring, and bitterness. The biggest clue that self-pity is not of God is the word self.

Let nothing be done through selfish ambition or conceit, but in lowlineRead More

A Friendly Game of Hide-and-Seek

We all enjoyed a good game of hide-and-seek

As children, we all enjoyed a good game of hide-and-seek. We would dash off searching for the perfect spot that would conceal our little bodies until the seeker finally conceded. Our goal was to remain hidden.

God plays this well-loved game differently. He hides, but never with the purpose of remaining undiscovered. Our heavenly Father wants us to put forth some effort whilRead More

Ways To Lose Your Peace

One of the greatest gifts we have!

One of the greatest gifts we have as children of the living God is inner peace. A peace that “transcends all understanding” is always available to us. Sadly, we often neglect to call upon it because we have been caught up in the cares of this world. We chose worry and fret over resting in the peace of Christ. What a shame we do not make the most of this precious blessing.

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Let Iron Sharpen Iron!

The following Bible verse reminds us to be aware of the company we keep. The people we hang with will certainly influence our thinking and actions. They will help with hindering our maturing our spiritual maturity in Christ.

“One who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.” Proverbs 18:24 (NIV)

Jesus had an inner circle of friends.

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Gaining the Characteristics Of Jesus

A personal goal of mine is to spend time with Jesus

Oswald Chambers is one of my favorite authors. I can always find a gem in his works to meditate on. The following quote encourages us to be more like Jesus.

“It is the most natural thing to be like the person you live with most, therefore live most with Jesus Christ; be absorbingly taken up with Him.” ~ Oswald Chambers

A personal goal of mine is to live with Jesus 24/7. Thi… Read More