We first see the name Jehovah Jireh (the Lord will provide) when Abraham was on his way to the altar with his son, Isaac. This was the son that God had said He would make a great nation out of. The very son that had been promised and then miraculously provided to Abraham and Sarah. … Continue reading Jehovah Jireh – The Lord Will Provide
The book of Ecclesiastes talks about two different approaches to wealth. One will either leave you with riches that can't come with you when you die or a moment when you lose it all and have nothing to show for the years you spent making it. The other will leave you with gladness of heart, … Continue reading Is obtaining wealth your goal?
I understand the importance of long-term dreams and goals. I see the value in having a 5-year plan. I know that God is bringing me to a place where I will look back and see how all the pieces came together. God is teaching me the importance of being patient as the bigger picture of … Continue reading Today’s blessings
"The amount you give will determine the amount you get back." - Luke 6:38 The context of this verse is referring to how we treat other people. Jesus was teaching his disciples that what they received in life would be directly impacted by what they gave. We should not expect to receive blessings if we … Continue reading You get what you put in!
When you regularly read the Bible, you will be given all of the tools you need to live the Christian life. PRECEPT PROMISE PROVERB PROPHECY PRINCIPLE (Open this post to view the related Infographic.)
There are so many times when I read about the Israelites' journey out of slavery and into the promised land that I see myself in their wanderings. So often I stumble across a principle that I can apply to my life today. So often that I am reminded of who God is and that he … Continue reading Time to move!
It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. - 1 Corinthians 13:4 Anytime we wish that we had things the way someone else does we will get ourself into trouble. Envy will change our entire focus and it will become the driving force behind all that we do. If we … Continue reading Don’t envy… don’t boast
Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, but whose delight is in the law of the Lord, and who meditates on his law day and night. That person is like a tree planted by … Continue reading Don’t wander off
Jesus said he came so that we could have life. And "have it more abundantly". (John 10:10) The dictionary defines abundant as "more than adequate…over sufficient…abounding…richly supplied". If you are a child of God's through the blood of his Son, you know exactly what this means. When you come to understand that you're a sinner, … Continue reading Abundant Life
But you, O Lord, are a shield around me; you are my glory, the one who holds my head high. (Psalms 3:3 NLT) It can be so easy to let the circumstances of life bring you down. Sometimes it may seem that every day brings with it something new to complain about. The weather, a … Continue reading Keep your head up