Tag Archives: obedience

storyline

Don’t Interrupt The Storyline

 Why did it take Israel 40 years to walk 240 miles? What turned a trip that should have been joyous and filled with almost unlimited excitement into a chronicle of despair, futility, frustrations and endless backtracking? Why did a potential one-month journey grind along for four decades at an average speed of six miles per […]

God's wish list

3 Things On God’s Wish List

POST ‘BLACK FRIDAY’ ALERT!! Listening to people who had survived the Great Depression talk about Christmas gifts ‘back then’ and overhearing some of the lists that the mall Santa Claus is given by kids today … well, it’s pretty obvious that consumerism has won. We look for and expect more each year to add to […]

listening to God

Heard From God Lately?

  Heard from God lately? I don’t mean ‘talked to God lately’ but actually heard from him? Sometimes we miss an important aspect of who God is. He’s far more than a listening post … He’s a communicator! And communication is a two way street. Rather than always unloading on God, why not ask him […]

Lord

Is He Really Lord?

  “So why do you keep calling me ‘Lord, Lord!’ when you don’t do what I say?” Luke 6:46 New Living Translation Jesus has gone from preaching to meddling. He’s just given the crowds his philosophy of living … ‘the Beatitudes.’ He’s instructed them to love their enemies, quit judging others, learn to give freely […]

focus

Don’t Lose Your Focus!

  ” It was by faith that Moses left the land of Egypt, not fearing the king’s anger. He kept right on going because he kept his eyes on the one who is invisible.” Hebrews 11:27 New Living Translation  Some of us will run right off the road this year. We’ll leave our course and plow into a […]