Know Your True Identity

This is a little long, but worth the read.  From Josh McDowell and Ben Bennett:   Whether you are regarded as somebody or nobody in your family, job, school, or church, you are somebody to God. Whether you achieve great or small things, your infinite worth and value to Him are undiminished. God thinks highly … Continue reading Know Your True Identity

A Winning Attitude

In the Worthy Brief devotion this morning, it encouraged us to be sure to not let ourselves develop a defeatist attitude: 1 John 5:4 "For whatever is born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world--our faith." As we are entering some of the most turbulent times in … Continue reading A Winning Attitude

Location, Location, Location

That famous mantra of real estate agents - "location, location, location" - has been around a long time.  Whether business or home, the location matters.  Close to high traffic areas for businesses, close to schools or groceries for homes (for some people); but it also entails getting into a neighborhood that's considered safe and away … Continue reading Location, Location, Location

The Walking Dead, part 2

You might call them "spiritual zombies."  (Although I, nor anyone I know, have never seen a 'zombie' like on tv.) John wrote  in the 3rd chapter of his epistle: 18 Whoever believes in him (that is, Jesus) is not condemned, but whoever does not believe stands condemned already because they have not believed in the name … Continue reading The Walking Dead, part 2

Mercy and Judgment

Three blind men were taken to an elephant, and asked to describe it. One, feeling the tail, said an elephant is like a rope. Another, feeling the trunk, said an elephant is like a snake. The third, feeling a leg, said an elephant is like a tree. Spiritual blindness also prevents people from seeing the … Continue reading Mercy and Judgment