Tag: Attention

4o Days of Recovery Day 34

      Here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life–your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life–and place it before God as an offering. Embracing what God does for you is the best thing you can do for him. Don’t become […]

#1 Morning Start-Up

  DANGEROUS IRRESPONSIBILTY        Psalm 23:4     One of the disciplines I learned early in recovery. In fact, I learned it whilst in rehab in Rockingham in Western Australia through the reading of the Alcoholics Anonymous book 24 Hours a Day. It was the importance of starting […]

#2236 Thought For Today

 “When you do something for someone else, don’t call attention to yourself. You’ve seen them in action, I’m sure–‘playactors’ I call them–treating prayer meeting and street corner alike as a stage, acting compassionate as long as someone is watching, playing to the crowds. They get applause, true, but […]

#2099 The Word For Recovery

When you do something for someone else, don’t call attention to yourself. You’ve seen them in action, I’m sure—‘playactors’ I call them—treating prayer meeting and street corner alike as a stage, acting compassionate as long as someone is watching, playing to the crowds. They get applause, true, but […]

#2055 God Teaches Us

James 1:19 My dear brothers and sisters, pay attention to what I say. Everyone should be quick to listen. But they should be slow to speak. They should be slow to get angry. Instead of blaming God when things don’t go the way we think they should we […]

#2032

“Be especially careful when you are trying to be good so that you don’t make a performance out of it. It might be good theater, but the God who made you won’t be applauding. “When you do something for someone else, don’t call attention to yourself. You’ve seen […]

#304-What About You?

Luke 6:41 “You look at the bit of sawdust in your friend’s eye. But you pay no attention to the piece of wood in your own eye.”  No one is perfect. We are all sinners and we all fail when it comes to meeting God’s standards. So why […]

Are You Paying Attention?

Galatians 4:17  Those false teachers who are so anxious to win your favor are not doing it for your good. What they are trying to do is to shut you off from me so that you will pay more attention to them.

Carelessness Kills

Proverbs 1:31-33 “You’ve made your bed–now lie in it; you wanted your own way–now, how do you like it? Don’t you see what happens, you simpletons, you idiots? Carelessness kills; complacency is murder. First, pay attention to me, and then relax. Now you can take it easy–you’re in good […]

Count Down

Job 16:12 I was enjoying a quiet, peaceful life, but then God crushed me. Yes, he took me by the neck and broke me into pieces. He has made me his target. There were times for some of us when things seemed to be going well. But as […]