Proud As A Peacock

Scripture “Is this not magnificent Babylon, which I have built as a royal capital by my mighty power and for my glorious majesty?” ~Daniel 4:30, NRSV Quote Pride first, then the crash, but humility is precursor to honor. ~Solomon {Proverbs 18:12, Msg} Life can be humbling for even the proudest and the most successful. Nebuchadnezzar was…

The Lazy Good-For-Nothing Servant

Scripture For to everyone who has, more will be given, and he will have more than enough. But from the one who does not have, even what he has will be taken away from him. ~ Matthew 25:29 (CSB) Quote Everything we have is a gift from God. You cannot divorce stewardship from life; they…

Live It Up!

Scripture  So go ahead. Eat your food with joy, and drink your wine with a happy heart, for God approves of this!  Wear fine clothes, with a splash of cologne!  ~Ecclesiastes 9:7-8, NLT Quote Man is clueless and God is all-knowing: therefore, the only proper response to God is fear and trust. ~David George Moore…

Pride And Wealth

Scripture Rich men are conceited, but their real poverty is evident to the poor. ~Proverbs 28:11, LNT Quote Money has never made a man happy and never will. Instead of filling a vacuum, it creates a larger one. ~Ben Franklin Let me say two things right off of the bat, Ben Franklin was one smart…

Divine Ownership

Scripture The earth is the LORD ’s, and everything in it. The world and all its people belong to him. ~Psalm 24:1, NLT Quote We are never more like God than when we are giving. ~Anonymous  Psalm 24 contains the first principle of CHRISTIAN STEWARDSHIP. We call it Divine Ownership which means everything belongs to…

Self-Worship

Scripture Then he told them a story: “A rich man had a fertile farm that produced fine crops. He said to himself, ‘What should I do? I don’t have room for all my crops.’” ~Luke 12:16-17, NLT Quote Self made men are prone to worship their creator. ~Image Quotes Narcissism is excessive or erotic interest in…

God Is Good

Scripture “Has anyone ever given anything to God, so that God has to pay him back?” ~Romans 11:35 (Job 41:11) Quote No one ever received anything from God on the grounds of merit. God gives because God is good. He is the source of everything. ~Aiden Wilson Tozer Every thing is grace. There is universal grace, God makes…

A New Years Resolution

Scripture God’s gifts of grace come in many forms. Each of you has received a gift in order to serve others. You should use it faithfully. ~I Peter 4:10, NIrV Quote Your talents, abilities and spiritual gifts are God’s gift to you. Using these gifts to benefit others is your gift to God. ~Ya’akov As…

Nothing To Give

Scripture Priests, put on black clothes and sob. Cry, you who serve at the altar. Come, you who serve my God in the temple. Spend the night dressed in black clothes. Sob because no one brings grain offerings and drink offerings to the house of your God anymore. ~Joel 1:13, NIrV Quote “The meaning of…

Everything Has A Purpose

Scripture The LORD makes the clouds rise from far across the earth, and he makes lightning to go with the rain. Then from his secret place he sends out the wind. ~Psalms 135:7, CEV Quote Every thing has a purpose: God does nothing chaotic. ~Ya’akov Practically everyone understands the purpose of rain but many a human has despised wind and lightning.…