Philippians 3:13-14 New International Version (NIV)
13 Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, 14 I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.
Nobody knows what the Father will not forgive with absolute certainty.
I woke up this morning thinking about mom and her seemingly bottomless pit of “old sayings.” She had one for almost every common situation that many people find themselves in. Sometimes her […]
“When you have a lot of things to do but not much time to do them in?” Take care of the most important ones first.
Self-discipline does not manifest by chance. She develops over time, under pressure, with continued practice! ~Ministerneecy~
How do you appeal to venal spirits?
Bribery does not occur as a result of one making a mistake. Instead, “bribery can only happen if the flesh is weak, subject to trickery, being coerced or “hoodwinked.”
When things don’t add up redo the Math! As Christians, not a day goes by when we do not have to use math for one thing or another. Whether in cooking, filling cars with gas, adding water to coffee pots or pouring milk in cereal, to complete the task math is required.
~A Woman’s Prayer~So my Father, while I have your attention please deal with me accordingly, based on the severity of my misteps. I am broken
Human intellect pales to God’s wisdom, so much that there is no comparison. In contrast, sorrow and knowledge work together — the more experienced we become in life, the more knowledge about this life we come to know.
My greatest fear? “Homelessness does not discriminate. The population of the homeless are made up of not only historically poor indigent people but also includes doctors, lawyers, teachers, preachers and the like.”
Nepotism in the Church: Where Yawl At? The Church that most Christians dream about joining resembles a place where people stay in the middle of their expertise. Many lost souls have no […]
Like Peter, we need Christ to fix our hearts when they break in so many pieces that we cannot forgive, or have the desire ask for forgiveness.
Anger 101: You use more facial muscles to frown than smile. Just going through the motions of turning a frown upside down feels good.
Never post anything on the internet you wouldn’t want God to see!
Be careful, turning down opportunities to help a brother or sister in need because you detect limitations that might derail the opportunity to be of any help could be a grave mistake.
“Believers must also have faith in God, follow His commandments, and study to show thyself approve. “He saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy.”
Whether we admit it or not, “our personal values influence the presence and practice of discernment.”
As it may be, the time has come to change the channel from “An Unhappy Life” TV.
Pray this prayer for help!
86 Listen to me, Lord, and answer me, for I am helpless and weak. Psalm 86: 1
When more than I can bear is still less than I should expect?
This is the point where being a mother sometimes seems like more than I can bear!
Rest is Essential to a Healthy Mind Body and Spirit?” We need rest to carry on and keep the mind, body and spirit healthy. The three work in concert.
Although, the community is still shaken beyond words, Christians can take comfort in knowing that God will never allow a bad thing to not bring forth something good. “Sri Lanka made us stronger!”
Scriptures for Courage: Perhaps you’re in a place where life no longer matters, people seem dispensable, and the road before you looks impossible to pass. The “Good News” is that there is good news!
Resurrection Day! He has Risen. “Whereas, on the third day after his burial following his crucifixion by the Romans at Calvary c. 30 AD, Jesus rose from the dead.”
“Never say never but some bridges you burn and others you just put behind you!”
One person sharpens another! it’s okay to love somebody as long as you don’t lose yourself in the interim!
“The Bible says the gate into heaven is narrow but wide entering hell.” Suppose a dog could go to heaven, got there, and realized that the master never made it?”
Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. Colossians 3:2
This is why I took a Hiatus from Facebook: Apparently, “The Sins God Hate Most Hurt Other People infuriated her?” I read her comment several times in an attempt to understand the point of her contention but to no avail.
God is Real, the Ultimate Truth. Therefore, green love is the only love that He recognizes. “Green love is unconditional, it grows, never dies, it forgives, it never hold’s grudges.”
“Sunshine is sweet; it is good to see the light of day. 8 People ought to enjoy every day of their lives, no matter how long they live. But they should also […]
3 Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes. 4 Rather, it should be that of your inner self, the […]
The heart answers to two powerful forces, one being God Who is all-mighty and the most powerful. The other force is the “dark one.” You don’t have to be a believer to figure out who the “dark one” is.
The first rendition of a judgment day is of great significance because Adam & Eve’s sin created somewhat of a residual effect by bringing about generational curses for as long as the world exists.
The Creator is already auditioning a bag of bones, brains, and a heart for the part. Collectively these three elements will work in concert, in the name of love.
“A cheerful heart brings a smile to your face; a sad heart makes it hard to get through the day.” Proverbs 15: 13
when you’re conditioning the “mind, body and spirit” remember that one must be real to be empowered to heal. In the believer’s world real infers having a relationship with God!
As it may be, the only way that an adult can truly understand a child’s heart is remember how it felt to be one. Perhaps then it won’t be so easy to miss warning signs.
Prayer Request Club
Struggling Single Parent?
Feel like giving up?
Going through a Divorce?
In love all by yourself?
I can honestly say that more often than not, my pain resulted in another person’s gain. And let me be clear, these gains came to fruition only by the grace of God.
Father God, bear my cry. I don’t know why this morning is any different from yesterday, but it is. Have you forgotten about your child?