Be Everything God has Called You To Be

God wants you to be and to use you and your personality just as you are. He wants to use your talents and giftings for His purposes and for His glory not yours nor a church. God is to be glorified. Subtle pride and arrogance creeps in when we boast about how great “our ChurchContinue reading “Be Everything God has Called You To Be”

FALLOUT SHELTER

Growing up as a kid we had a lot of fun times and good times. Playing in the streets, the parks, going bowling, shooting pool, attending the movies. We didn’t grow up with fear or grow up in fear. I remember the school buildings would have these signs on the exterior of the brick wall,Continue reading “FALLOUT SHELTER”

Standing In The Gap

Standing In The Gap When I think of a gap I see holes, cracks, crevices or a large space in the outfield where the batter hits the ball in the gap. Whenever there are gaps on walls or foundations they are vulnerable to weaken and eventually break down. God’s heart to Ezekiel was to searchContinue reading “Standing In The Gap”

Absent from His Presence

Absent from His Presence Have you noticed that people we associate with who could be from work, school, home, friends, a neighbor, or a family member we can take for granted and not realize the influence or blessing they have been until they are absent. All of a sudden your routine goes haywire. How amContinue reading “Absent from His Presence”

It’s OK to Ask for Help!

We can become vulnerable to injuries when it comes to sports, work, construction, play, recreation like riding a bike or even climbing a mountain. I find that in our world of independence and individualism we tend take pride in trying to figure things out ourselves, or we try to get healed on our own.For someContinue reading “It’s OK to Ask for Help!”

An Inside Job!

Change Comes When We Decide we are Powerless The great experience about living in New England or the Northeast is the changing of the seasons. Just when we get tired of winter or summer, spring and fall seem to bring relief from both extremes of the heat and freezing temperatures. If we want change inContinue reading “An Inside Job!”

Be Alert and Watchful

Spritual battles and the power of temptation are real in our lives. One of the big differences of increased warfare is when we pursue God for truth with passion. Why is that? The enemy is a deceiver and the father of lies. “For you are the children of your father the devil, and you loveContinue reading “Be Alert and Watchful”

Your Best Investment

The most powerful, intimate force on earth is to invest (not spend) time with God. God has one desire and that is to fellowship with you and I.I find this heat wave here lately makes me want to do nothing and justify my own laziness. It takes self discipline to do things that are necessaryContinue reading “Your Best Investment”

Clothe Yourself with Love

” Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds us all together in perfect harmony.” Colossians 3:13‭-‬14 NLT Holding a grudge can be detrimental to your own life. Harboring anger, bitterness, unforgiveness, resentment, or other negative feelings long after someone has done something to hurt you. How do you respond when you are offended andContinue reading “Clothe Yourself with Love”

Put to Death the Flesh

For the mind set on the flesh is death, but the mind set on the Spirit is life and peace” Romans 8:6 Please read the above again. What comes to your mind? Have you ever asked yourself why me? Other people seem to catch all the breaks in life, but not me. I can’t seemContinue reading “Put to Death the Flesh”