Tag: Difference

#2307 What The Bible Says

If you’ve gotten anything at all out of following Christ, if his love has made any difference in your life, if being in a community of the Spirit means anything to you, if you have a heart, if you care—then do me a favor: Agree with each other, […]

#2285 The Mission Field Is Where You Are

Reading: Luke 10:1-20 Focus Verse: Luke 10:20 “The great triumph is not in your authority over evil, but in God’s authority over you and presence with you. Not what you do for God but what God does for you–that’s the agenda for rejoicing.” MAKING A DIFFERENCE WHERE YOU […]

#2101 Encourage Love and Help Out

Hebrews 10:24 Let’s see how inventive we can be in encouraging love and helping out. A line I heard in a sermon by T.D. Jakes. Cant even remember what the sermon was about, but during it he asked sais “Imagine if God wants to do somethng completely new and […]

#2053 The Differences Get In The Way

“Generally, people like people who are like themselves.” ― Joseph Deitch In most recovery fellowships I have belonged to over the last 30+ years they promote the slogan “LOOK FOR THE SIMILARITES NOT THE DIFFERENCES?”  when thay talk about listeningand relating to other members. And then I listen to long-term members […]

What Do Bold People Do?

Bold people risk their lives to do what is right. The Bible is full of examples of people willing to sacrifice everything and put their lives on the line to obey God or save others. Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego replied, “O Nebuchadnezzar, we do not need to defend ourselves […]

Use Your Common Sense

Psalms 119:66 Increase my knowledge and give me the good sense because I believe in your commands.  Have confidence in God’s involvement in your spiritual growth. I knew a guy once. Shared a half-way house with Him in early recovery, who believed the way for God to help […]

Settle Your Differences Quickly

“You have heard that our ancestors were told, ‘You must not murder. If you commit murder, you are subject to judgment.’ But I say, if you are even angry with someone [without cause], you are subject to judgment! If you call someone an idiot, you are in danger […]

Tolerate the differences

Colossians 3:13 Put up with each other. Forgive the things you are holding against one another. Forgive, just as the Lord forgave you.     Tolerating the differences. We all have them and some of them can be really annoying. God created us all in His image. He […]

Daily Reflection – June 18,2o16

To be holy is to be set apart. To live differently. To live by example. When I became a Christian. Early in my recovery journey I made a conscious decision. “To be different and make a difference.” Not knowing then what an important part of my life journey […]