Do not be deceived: “Bad company corrupts good morals.” (1 Corinthians 15:33 ESV) Motivating Monday! This past weekend and starting today, many kiddos are heading back to college. Many starting their first year. A college friend of mine questioned on fb, in three words- what would we tell our 18 year old selves. I’ve pondered this a great deal, because so much happens at 18. No longer in high school and given freedom, a taste of independence entering next phase of life. Focus I would tell my 18 year old self, “Vicki, stay focused!” It’s easy to rock an 18 […]
Destruction and Death say, ‘Only a rumor of it has reached our ears.’ God understands the way to it and he alone knows where it dwells, for he views the ends of the earth and sees everything under the heavens. When he established the force of the wind and measured out the waters, when he made a decree for the rain and a path for the thunderstorm, then he looked at wisdom and appraised it; he confirmed it and tested it. And he said to man, ‘The fear of the Lord- that is wisdom, and to shun evil is understanding. […]
The righteous will flourish like a palm tree, they will grow like the cedar of Lebanon; planted in the house of the Lord, they will flourish in the courts of our God. They will still bear fruit in old age, they will stay fresh and green, proclaiming, “The Lord is Upright; he is my Rock, and there is no wickedness in him.” (Psalm 92:12-15 NIV) Motivating Monday! Monday needs to be positive and motivating! What sounds better than knowing God’s righteous ones will flourish like a palm tree, bearing fruit in old age, and staying fresh and green? This sounds […]
Jesus replied, “I will ask you one question. If you answer me, I will tell you by what authority I am doing these things. John’s baptism- where did it come from? Was it from heaven or from men?” They(Chief Priest and Elders) discussed it among themselves and said, “If we say, ‘from heaven,’ he will ask, ‘Then why didn’t you believe him?’ But if we say, ‘From men’- we are afraid of the people, for they all hold that John was a prophet.” So they answered Jesus, “We don’t know.” Matthew 21:24-27 NIV) Forward Friday! Today’s Scripture is action packed […]
Meanwhile his disciples urged him, “Rabbi, eat something.” But he said to them, “I have food to eat that you know nothing about.” Then his disciples said to each other, “Could someone have brought him food?” “My food,” said Jesus, “is to do the will of him who sent me and to finish his work. Do you not say, ‘four more months and then the harvest’? I tell you, open your eyes and look at the fields! They are ripe for harvest!” (John 4:31-35 NIV) Motivating Monday! Grateful for all prayers and messages! David and I are better, and each […]
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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