When circumstances are overwhelming you have a choice. You can focus on your problems, or on God. When you focus on God you shift the burden from your shoulders to His, making room for the peace only He can provide.
The enemy of our souls wants us to live in a noisy state of distraction from things that give us meaning and purpose.
Living in light of Christ’s return changes our perspective. And when we realize we will give an account for every idle word when we stand before Him it also changes our conduct.
The next time you’re misunderstood use it as an opportunity to count on God to protect and defend you. Ask Him to fight the battle for you and resist the temptation to avenge yourself.
The kingdom of God is inseparably linked to the Lord Jesus Christ. Chuck Swindoll shares an interesting legend to help us live with a kingdom mentality.
So badly I want to be someone who holds her earthly possessions with a loose grip. But with my monetary predisposition to saving and preparing for the future…how do I learn this?
What are the essentials for evangelism? To see clearly and to feel deeply.
What I saw missing from my ministry was balance. While it was important for me to be there when someone needed me, it was also important for me to spend time alone with God because I needed Him.
Basketball is a lot easier to follow than life. You never leave a basketball game wondering what happened, but life is a lot more ambiguous. You had no control over when you were born and you do not know how long you have left on earth.
It’s important to set time aside to put your priorities together and focus on the essentials of life. Essentials like family. It’s never too late to mend relationships with your parents or siblings or children. Don’t die with broken relationships.