Matthew 7:17-20 A good tree produces good fruit, and a bad tree produces bad fruit. A good tree can’t produce bad fruit, and a bad tree can’t produce good fruit. So every tree that does not produce good fruit is chopped down and thrown into the fire. Yes, […]
Don’t brag about your plans for tomorrow—wait and see what happens. Don’t praise yourself; let others do it! A rebel’s frustrations are heavier than sand and rocks. […]
Genesis 21:1 God visited Sarah exactly as he said he would; God did to Sarah what he promised. Commit to Recovery“You’re blessed when your commitment to God provokes persecution. The persecution drives you even deeper into God’s kingdom. Jesus said, “Throw your lot in with the One that God […]
Colossians 1:16 We look at this Son and see the God who cannot be seen. We look at this Son and see God’s original purpose in everything created. For everything, absolutely everything, above and below, visible and invisible, rank after rank after rank of angels—everything got started in him […]
1 John 4:20 If anyone boasts, “I love God,” and goes right on hating his brother or sister, thinking nothing of it, he is a liar. If he won’t love the person he can see, how can he love the God he can’t see? The command we have […]
1 Corinthians 16:9 I will stay here, because a good opportunity for a great and growing work has been given to me now. The seemingly impossible in our lives are opportunities for God to work in and through our lives. God did the impossible when He […]
1 Corinthians 15:10 Because God was so gracious, so very generous, here I am. And I’m not about to let his grace go to waste. Haven’t I worked hard trying to do more than any of the others? Even then, my work didn’t amount to all that much. […]
Pay attention: I’m teaching you the rules and regulations that God commanded me, so that you may live by them in the land you are entering to take up ownership. Keep them. Practice them. You’ll become wise and understanding. When people hear and see what’s going on, they’ll […]
Colossians 3:2 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 Christ–that’s where the action is. See things from his perspective.
A transformed life is an effective witness to the power of God’s Word. Are you shining brightly, or are you clouded by complaining and arguing?