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Enjoy Life!

Jesus said, “These things I have spoken to you so that My joy may be in you, and that your joy may be made full.”  (John 15:11) God designed us to live a life full of joy and hope. We who know and follow Christ are to be distinctively different from those who have not […]

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God’s Word to Workaholics

Really it’s a word to all of us, and one that we often disobey. Exodus 20:8-11 – “Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is a sabbath of the LORD your God; in it you shall not do any work, […]

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Living with Confidence

“Perfect love casts out fear.” (1 John 4:18) “Beloved, if our heart does not condemn us, we have confidence before God”  (1 John 3:21) “And so, dear brothers and sisters, we can boldly enter heaven’s Most Holy Place because of the blood of Jesus.  By his death, Jesus opened a new and life-giving way through […]

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The Secret to Contentment

I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. I can do […]

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Desires Versus Needs

At the outset of Jesus’ ministry on earth, He was tempted (Mt. 4).  The devil launched several attacks, all designed to distract Jesus from His calling and purpose in life.  As the devil attacked Jesus, so he attacks us every single day, and his goal is the same, to distract us from what’s most important. […]

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Are You Successful?

What makes one successful?  Most people relate success to achievements, usually accompanied by the approval of others.  We tend to gauge one’s success in comparison to the accomplishments of other people, i.e. education, career, money, children, toys, fame, etc. How does God define success?  In Joshua 1:8, he clearly states the foundation for success.  “This […]

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Be Quick to Open

“Behold, I stand at the door and knock; if anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and will dine with him, and he with Me.”   Revelation 3:20 God loves us enough to come “knocking on the door of our hearts,” even when, or especially when, we are […]

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