PUT ON THESE VIRTUES AS IF COATING
Author: Paul Serwinek, PhD
DO YOU NEED TO LIKE YOURSELF?
MATTHEW 16:25-6 “WHAT GAIN IS THERE IF YOU WIN THE WHOLE WORLD AND LOSE YOUR VERY SELF? God expects you to love self as much as neighbor. But you lose your happiness and contentment over time if you think only of self, cautions Jesus. So, get to the point you like yourself, if you are Read More
THE RETURN OF PEACE (I Hope)
ROMANS 10:15 “HOW BEAUTIFUL ARE THE FEET OF THEM THAT PREACH THE GOSPEL OF PEACE.AND BRING GLAD TIDINGS OF GOOD THINGS.” 2020 has NOT been a year of peace, the worst political fight this country has ever seen. Blessed are those who kept the PEACE.I how many of us will forsake the venomous name calling Read More
NEVER SAY NEVER
LUKE 1:36-7 “EVEN ELIZABETH YOUR RELATIVE IS GOING TO HAVE A CHILD IN HER OLD AGE…FOR NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE WITH GOD.” The angel reassures Mary with news of another divine birth. All to prove the point, NEVER SAY NEVER. In dire circumstances remember the IMPOSSIBLE is NOT ALWAYS IMPOSSIBLE. The Lord often thinks outside the Read More
FOR XMAS, MARY’S PERFECT EXAMPLE
LUKE 1:38 “I AM THE LORD’S SERVANT,” MARY ANSWERED. “MAY IT BE AS THE LORD HAS SAID.” Those are Mary’s words after she heard of God’s plans for her. She’s a perfect example for all of us. When an event or assignment comes unexpectedly in our path and we feel it’s what God wants, may Read More
WHEN WE ARE DISMAYED
ISAIAH 41:10 “SO DO NOT FEAR, FOR I AM WITH YOU; DO NOT BE DISMAYED, FOR I AM YOUR GOD. I WILL STRENGTHEN YOU AND HELP YOU; I WILL UPHOLD YOU WITH MY RIGHTEOUS RIGHT HAND.” What do you FEAR or what are you DISMAYED about? We all have those tensions deep down. Be willing Read More
THIS PRAYER WILL ALWAYS BE ANSWERED!
Luke 11:11-3 “If though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him!” Ask for this and your prayer will ALWAYS be answered. Read the last part of this verse again. Whatever requested in prayer Read More
WHAT DOES ANY FATHER WANT?
LUKE 11:12-3 ” WHICH OF YOU FATHERS, IF YOUR SON ASKS FOR A FISH WILL GIVE HIM A SNAKE INSTEAD? IF YOU THEN, THOUGH YOU ARE EVIL, KNOW HOW TO GIVE GOOD GIFTS TO YOUR CHILDREN, HOW MUCH MORE WILL YOUR FATHER IN HEAVEN.” Based on Jesus words, I’m amazed that any believer thinks God Read More
WHOSE FAULT IS IT/
PROVERBS 3:5-6 “TRUST IN THE LORD WITH ALL YOUR HEART AND LEAN NOT ON YOUR OWN UNDERSTANDING. IN ALL YOUR WAYS ACKNOWLEDGE HIM AND HE WILL MAKE YOUR PATHS STRAIGHT.” Have you noticed yet that many of life’s problems are of our own making. When you “TRUST IN THE LORD” your path almost miraculously happens Read More