BETTER DAYS AHEAD Psalm 23:5-6 Morning Start-Up The good times are not all in the past. We sometimes remember the ‘good old days’ without remembering they were really ‘the bad old days’ Living standards and conditions that were not very good. I remember spending five years of […]
If you’re serious about living this new resurrection life with Christ, act like it. Pursue the things over which Christ presides. Don’t shuffle along, eyes to the ground, absorbed with the things right in front of you. Look up, and be alert to what is going on around […]
I ADMITTED MY LIFE WAS A MESS AND I WAS OUT OF CONTROL GOD PROMISES US A NEW LIFE WHEN WE SURRENDER OUR LIVES TO HIMColossians 3:10 You have started living a new life. It is being made new so that what you know has the Creator’s likeness.
Our sinful nature is against how God designed us. Following after the Holy Spirit leads to life and peace, but following after the old nature leads to death because the old sinful nature within us is against God. It never did obey God’s laws and it never will. […]
It’s about relationship not religion This is how we know we’re living steadily and deeply in him, and he in us: He’s given us life from his life, from his very own Spirit. Also, we’ve seen for ourselves and continue to state openly that the Father sent his Son […]
The fundamental fact of existence is that this trust in God, this faith, is the firm foundation under everything that makes life worth living. It’s our handle on what we can’t see. I have better things in mind for you–salvation things! May the God of green hope fill […]
Proverbs 14:32 The evil of bad people leaves them out in the cold; the integrity of good people creates a safe place for living.
Lamentations 3:40–41 Let’s take a good look at the way we’re living and reorder our lives under God. Let’s lift our hearts and hands at one and the same time, praying to God in heaven. STEP FOUR: In order to help me change, I will investigate and record […]
Matthew 5:6 Blessed are those who are hungry and thirsty for what is right. They will be filled. Step Eleven says “In order to discover God’s purpose for my life, implement it and to improve my relationship with Him, I will spend time daily in prayer, reading the […]
Proverbs 3:3-4 Don’t lose your grip on Love and Loyalty. Tie them around your neck; carve their initials on your heart. Earn a reputation for living well in God’s eyes and the eyes of the people.