Seven times a day I praise you for your righteous laws. Great peace have they who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble. I wait for your salvation, O Lord, and follow your commands. I obey your statutes, for I love them greatly. I obey your precepts and your statutes, for all my ways are known to you. (Psalm 119:164-168 NIV) Motivating Monday! Lord, Congress is in a dead-lock, with so much good happening in our nation; increased jobs, lower unemployment, stock markets an all time high, military support back strong- world wide economic activity is through the […]
For it is time for judgment to begin with the family of God, and it begins with us, what will the outcome be for those who do not obey the gospel of God? (1 Peter 4:17 NIV) Underestimating It’s easy underestimating situations when trusting sight and foregoing wise words. Take Inga’s Snow storm moving across America. Last week we had 63 degree weather one day, turning to 19 degrees the next night. It was hard to imagine a coatless day changing so drastically. I’m reminded this is exactly the way with the world. Unless growing in Word knowledge, leading to […]
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. All this is from God…(2 Corinthians 5:17, 18a ESV) Motivating Monday! When you hear the MercyMe song, Dear Younger Me…what comes to mind? As the song continues…it’s not hard to look back at what we would change, so very true. Yet, all lessons in life prove an example to help others overcome. I’m a firm believer in God’s Word. His Word is true and valuable for our lives, every day, every hour, every minute, every second. It’s not waiting […]
The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end, they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. “The Lord is my portion,” says my soul, “therefore I will hope in him.” (Lamentations 3:23, 24 ESV) Motivating Monday! Hello, second week of 2018! Hope we can begin the new year all over again, starting today. As we know this cannot really happen, we cannot go back and change calendar dates. We can look into God’s Word and see a way to start new each day, no matter how the night before ended. God’s mercies […]
Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. Resist him, firm in your faith, knowing the same kinds of suffering are being experienced by your brotherhood throughout the world. (1 Peter 5:8, 9 ESV) Forward Friday! This has to be the most vital blog for adults and parents to understand, in order to teach their children. The devil is real. He is the same serpent tricking Eve into eating the forbidden fruit that he is today. He is constantly prowling like a roaring lion, looking to see who he can […]
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Find yourself blessed to find one who will sharpen with iron. Though the words are sometimes harsh and/or hard to swallow know it is a blessing, as I have. Christ provides many words for us through the day, we have to be willing to see, hear and move into His will. Praising Him even in the storms of life.Kim Baker. Sikeston, MO