Monthly Archives: January 2016

CAN I BE TOO CLOSE TO GOD?  (What to do when “drift” happens)

PSALM 17:7-8: “Reveal your miraculous deeds of mercy, O Savior of those who find refuge by your side from those who attack them. Guard me as if I were the pupil in your eye. Hide me in the shadow of … Continue reading

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HOW CAN I BE SUCCESSFUL?

PSALM 16:5-8: “The LORD is my inheritance and my cup. You are the one who determines my destiny. Your boundary lines mark out pleasant places for me. Indeed, my inheritance is something beautiful. I will praise the LORD, who advises … Continue reading

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WHAT ABOUT THE “TITHE”???

GENESIS 28:18-22: “Early the next morning Jacob took the stone he had put under his head. He set it up as a marker and poured olive oil on top of it. He named that place Bethel [House of God]. Previously, … Continue reading

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DOES GOD NEED MY HELP?

GENESIS 27:46: “Rebekah said to Isaac, “I can’t stand Hittite women! If Jacob marries a Hittite woman like one of those from around here, I might as well die.” (GW) OBSERVATION: Does God need our help in fulfilling His will? … Continue reading

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WHO DOES GOD REVEAL HIMSELF TO?

MATTHEW 11:27: “My Father has turned everything over to me. Only the Father knows the Son. And no one knows the Father except the Son and those to whom the Son is willing to reveal him.” (GW) OBSERVATION: Who does … Continue reading

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WHY DOESN’T GOD STOP ALL INJUSTICE?

PSALM 10:17-18: “You have heard the desire of oppressed people, O LORD. You encourage them. You pay close attention to them in order to provide justice for orphans and oppressed people so that no mere mortal will terrify them again.” … Continue reading

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WHO WILL BRING IN THE HARVEST?

MATTHEW 9:35-38: “Jesus went to all the towns and villages. He taught in the synagogues and spread the Good News of the kingdom. He also cured every disease and sickness. When he saw the crowds, he felt sorry for them. … Continue reading

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HAVE YOU EVER LAUGHED AT GOD?

GENESIS 17:15-19: “God said to Abraham, “Don’t call your wife by the name Sarai anymore. Instead, her name is Sarah [Princess]. I will bless her, and I will also give you a son by her. I will bless her, and … Continue reading

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ARE CHRISTIANS NARROW MINDED?

MATTHEW 7:13-14: “Enter through the narrow gate because the gate and road that lead to destruction are wide. Many enter through the wide gate. But the narrow gate and the road that lead to life are full of trouble. Only … Continue reading

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IS THE BIBLE UP FOR GRABS?

MATTHEW 5:17-20: “Don’t ever think that I came to set aside Moses’ Teachings or the Prophets. I didn’t come to set them aside but to make them come true. I can guarantee this truth: Until the earth and the heavens … Continue reading

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