Category Archives: Inspirational

Pay It Forward Not the Same As Pay It Back

Pay it forward” doesn’t roll off the tongue as easily as “pay it back,” and that’s too bad.  In a world where it’s all about the payback, there may be a way to counter the status quo and send out … Continue reading

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Faith Firm?

Resist Satan by remaining firm in faith. In other words, don’t snatch those concerns out of God’s hands to worry over them anew. When the Devil’s ways make you tremble with anxiety, reject His lie and affirm that the Lord … Continue reading

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Protect What Is Your’s

Don’t let anyone steal what is rightfully yours. God creates word pictures throughout the Bible. This exercise merely creates a mental snapshot of the Lord doing exactly what He says He will do (Ps. 55:22; Matt. 6:25-26). When you have … Continue reading

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Life Changes

No matter how much life changes, we can have hope, for we are anchored to a firm foundation that will never be shaken (Isa. 28:16). The believer’s hope rests in the Triune God—Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Our heavenly Father … Continue reading

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Your Welcome Here

No matter how far we may wander from the Lord’s perfect will for our lives, we are always welcome back. The Bible teaches that God’s love cannot be lost, regardless of sin or poor decisions (though we may have to … Continue reading

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Reconciliation

The Lord wants our hearts to be ruled by His peace (Col. 3:15) and our relationships to be marked by a spirit of oneness. How encouraged other people will be when they realize it’s the transforming power of God in … Continue reading

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Don’t Hide

Church is not a place to hide from the world. Our mission is to spread the gospel message all over creation in order to glorify God. There will be opposition and persecution that is worse for some than for others. … Continue reading

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Limits

God’s love is without limit, but that doesn’t mean His children have no boundaries. While the world argues that Christianity’s rules stifle the individual, any good parent will attest that setting limits is part of caring for one’s kids. And … Continue reading

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Good Gifts

The Lord provides a vast array of good gifts, and the desire for such benefits is normal and universal. In fact, as we yearn for divine blessings, why not apply the golden rule as a motivation to bless others—including God … Continue reading

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More Faith?

Believing God and acting accordingly is an important aspect of following Him. Do you have such trust that you obey even when His directions are difficult or confusing? Ask Him to increase your faith, and renew your commitment to follow … Continue reading

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