RESISTING THE TRAP

Share this…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinRESISTING THE TRAP                                                  Genesis 4:1-8 “If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door. And unto thee shall be his desire, and thou shalt rule over him. And Cain talked with Abel his brother: and it came to pass, when they were in […]

UNSEND

Share this…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinUNSEND                                                                                 1 Peter 3:8-12 For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile: Let him eschew evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and ensue it. For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and […]

LEAD MY PEOPLE AND FOLLOW ME

Share this…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinLEAD MY PEOPLE AND FOLLOW ME                         John 21:15-23 “He saith to him again the second time, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed my sheep.” (v7) Gregg Cochlan’s book, “love Leadership: What the World Needs Now” seeks […]

SUFFERING IS INEVITABLE

Share this…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinSUFFERING IS INEVITABLE                                         Job 5:1-18 “Yet man is born unto trouble, as the sparks fly upward.” (v7) (6) How can we, as Christians, cope with the problem of unmerited suffering? What in life do we put in place or need to understand if we are to become strong at this place where so many […]

THE PLACE TO START

Share this…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinTHE PLACE TO START                                         Psalm 9:1-20 “When he maketh inquisition for blood, he remembereth them: he forgetteth not the cry of the humble.” (v12) (5) People say; “My suffering is so great that I sometimes doubt the existence of a God of love. Can you tell me something that will help me regain my […]

THE PRESSURE’S OFF

Share this…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinTHE PRESSURE’S OFF                                                  2 Corinthians 1:12-22 “Now he which stablisheth us with you in Christ, and hath anointed us, is God;” (v21) (4) Further principle is this, strive not so much to succeed but to do the right thing. While this is primarily preventative rather than corrective, if put into practice, it may save […]

GRACE – GREATER THAN FAILURE

Share this…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinGRACE – GREATER THAN FAILURE                                     2 Corinthians 9:6-15 “And God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work:” (v8) (3) Another amazing truth at hand when we fail is that God’s grace continues to flow. Where would we […]

‘I DIDN’T’

Share this…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin‘I DIDN’T’                                                                      Hebrews 12:1-13 “Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.” (v2) (2) Another thought to keep in mind when we collapse under […]

INCISIVE QUESTIONS

Share this…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinINCISIVE QUESTIONS                                                  Ecclesiastes 7:21-29 “I applied mine heart to know, and to search, and to seek out wisdom, and the reason of things, and to know the wickedness of folly, even of foolishness and madness:” (v25) The first thing we do whenever we have failed, is to explore the reason for the failure. These […]

HEARING GOD

Share this…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinHEARING GOD                                                             1 Samuel 3:1-10 “And the LORD came, and stood, and called as at other times, Samuel, Samuel. Then Samuel answered, Speak; for thy servant heareth.” (v10) I felt like I was underwater, sounds muffled and muted by a cold and allergies. For weeks I struggled to hear clearly. My condition made […]