Are you afraid of flying too high, of veering out of control into uncharted lands? Take this message to heart. With just a little basic training from the book of Psalms, you can overcome these obstacles, enabling you to take off and actually fly closer than ever to the Lord.
Clothing may polish the image, but it doesn’t polish the character. You’ve heard the statement “You never have a second chance to make a first impression,” but does how you dress have anything to do with the inside? How do you polish that?
Ever heard of the cookie jar syndrome? It’s when there is a set of beliefs very carefully in place but there isn’t the behaviour to give it authenticity. Belief and behaviour always go hand-in-hand. And they go in that order.
We want to establish the fact that God the Holy Spirit is very much at work in this era and will continue to be to the end of time. In brief, we have not reached the end of the Spirit’s era.
We’re shaped by what we think about most often. If it’s about ourselves, we’re likely to become egotistical. If it’s about others’ wrongs, we’ll become bitter. Imagine what would happen if we focused our thoughts on Jesus the most.
The “if only” list is endless. If only I had more money, more time, better-behaved kids, a bigger house, a nicer spouse...then I would be happy. True happiness doesn’t depend on any of these factors. You can find pleasure in life right now, regardless of your situation, by removing anger from your heart and turning to God for contentment.