BLESSED IS HE

PROVERBS 16:20 “WHOEVER GIVES HEED TO INSTRUCTION PROSPERS AND BLESSED IS HE WHO TRUSTS THE LORD.” The term “BLESSED” is used indiscriminately in our world. But from a spiritual sense feeling blessed is quite specific. Someone who is BLESSED is “FAVORED” and more clearly FAVORED BY GOD. The result is he or she feels “FULLY Read More

SAVING MY LIFE FROM WHAT?

PSALM 6:4 “O LORD DELIVER MY LIFE, SAVE ME FOR THE SAKE OF YOUR STEADFAST LOVE.” The Psalmist rightly realized every-ones’ life is in peril, never guaranteed. Mere existence (one definition of life) can be snuffed out by sickness or accident. But I think the writer is thinking more than about mere breathing. Any life Read More

OVERCOMING FEARS

POST FOR THE WEEK I know you’re busy but here’s your SPIRIT inspired POWER POST guaranteed to help you through the week: JEREMIAH 1:8 “DO NOT BE AFRAID OF THEM, FOR I AM WITH YOU AND WILL RESCUE YOU,” SAYS THE LORD. What is the “THEM” for you that you’re afraid of? What is it Read More

GOAL ORIENTATION

PROVERBS 29:18 “MY PEOPLE WILL PERISH WITHOUT A VISION.” This is a basic principle of living. Without a picture of what you’d like your life to look like in the future you’ll never reach what God intended for you. What do you picture for your family and children as they grow? Do you have a Read More

TRY IT, YOU’LL LIKE IT!

PSALM 34:8 “TASTE AND SEE THAT THE LORD IS GOOD.” These words of INVITATION are a precursor to Jesus’ invitation (Matthew 11:29) to “Take my yoke upon you…find rest for your souls.” Throughout scripture there is an OPEN-ENDED request to just try to live ‘God’s plan for a person’s life. In most all cases, anyone Read More