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Going Through the Motions? Jesus is Calling Us to Come Alive

“And to the angel of the church in Sardis write,‘These things says He who has the seven Spirits of God and the seven stars: “I know your works, that you have a name that you are alive, but you are dead. 2 Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die, for I have notContinue reading “Going Through the Motions? Jesus is Calling Us to Come Alive”

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Listen and Do

Father God,We ask today that You be with us as we look at Your word. Help us to be attentive to what You are saying. May our spiritual eyes be opened. Enable us to be doers of the word and not hearers only. We ask that Your words come alive in us. Mold us andContinue reading “Listen and Do”

Speak the Truth in LOVE

17 “Son of man, I have appointed you as a watchman for the house of Israel; whenever you hear a word from My mouth, warn them from Me. 18 When I say to the wicked, ‘You will certainly die,’ and you do not warn him or speak out to warn the wicked from his wicked way so that he mayContinue reading “Speak the Truth in LOVE”

Are We Listening?

8 “Hear, O My people, and I will admonish you!O Israel, if you will listen to Me!9 There shall be no foreign god among you;Nor shall you worship any foreign god.10 I am the Lord your God,Who brought you out of the land of Egypt;Open your mouth wide, and I will fill it.11 “But My people would not heed My voice,And Israel would have none of Me.12 SoContinue reading “Are We Listening?”

Counsel

For by wise counsel you will wage your war,    and in multitude of counselors there is safety. Proverbs 24:6 MEV Counsel, as well as strength, is necessary for war: kings and states, before they enter on a war, should not only well consider the justness of their cause, but should consult whether they have a sufficiencyContinue reading “Counsel”

Spouting Off

Proverbs 18:13 NLT Spouting off before listening to the facts is both shameful and foolish. Fun tidbit: Spouting cannot be spelled without pout and out. According to Merriam-Webster spouting off means to voice one’s opinions freely with force. For instance, someone who is impatient and cannot wait to listen to the whole story. A personContinue reading “Spouting Off”

Serious

Come let’s reason together. If our hearts aren’t right before the Lord, then the things we do are all for nothing. Jesus said the following in Matthew 22:37: ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ What He didn’t say was, that we couldContinue reading “Serious”

Sin is the Elephant in the Room

Sin is what separates us from God. Listen church, to him that knows to do good and doesn’t do it, to him it is sin. (James 4:17) Sin is what we tip-toe around to keep from offending anyone. It is time to wake up! Look in New York, they celebrate murder (abortion) by lighting upContinue reading “Sin is the Elephant in the Room”

Divided or United?

Jude 1:14-23 NASB 14 It was also about these men that Enoch, in the seventh generation from Adam, prophesied, saying, “Behold, the Lord came with many thousands of His holy ones, 15 to execute judgment upon all, and to convict all the ungodly of all their ungodly deeds which they have done in an ungodly way, and of all the harsh things which ungodly sinners have spokenContinue reading “Divided or United?”

Hearing from God My Notes from Dr. Charles A Stanley video

We ask that You would help us to prioritize our time so that You are first and that we would be able to listen to what You are saying. May we daily be meditating on Your word. Lord, may we hunger and thirst for Your righteousness.