Torn Between The Two

Scripture I am torn between the two, I long to depart and be with Christ–which is far better–but to remain in the flesh is more necessary for your sake. ~Philippians 1:23, CSB Quote Our greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another. ~William James I cannot lie, I have had …

A Paradox Of Faith

Scripture Going a little farther, He fell face down and prayed, “My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from Me. Yet not as I will, but as You will.” ~Matthew 26:39, CSB Quote A paradox is a seemingly absurd or self-contradictory statement or proposition that when investigated or explained may prove to …

Truth Or Consequence

Scripture From Paul, the slave of God and messenger of Jesus Christ. I have been sent to bring faith to those God has chosen and to teach them to know God’s TRUTH–the kind of TRUTH that changes lives. ~Titus 1:1 Quote I read through Titus today and I had never noticed Paul’s emphais on TRUTH. …

Transformation

Scripture So all of us who have had that veil removed can see and reflect the glory of the Lord. And the Lord—who is the Spirit—makes us more and more like him as we are changed into his glorious image. ~2 Corinthians 3:18, NLT Quote Anyone can improve as long as they take responsibility for …

Focus

Scripture Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise.  ~Philippians 4:8, NLT Quote Learn to focus or life will become a blur. ~Anonymous Thirty years ago, when video games first appeared, there was a very addictive …

Sensitivity

Scripture “Don’t bother about his letters,” some say, “He sounds big, but it’s all noise. When he gets here you will see that there is nothing great about him, and you have never heard a worse preacher!” ~II Corinthians 10:10, LNT Quote “Criticism is something we can avoid easily by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being …

Anxiety

Scripture When we arrived in Macedonia, there was no rest for us; outside, trouble was on every hand and within us, our hearts were full of dread and fear. ~II Corinthians 7:5, LNT Quote Worry and anxiety is like rocking in a rocking chair: it gives you something to do but you don’t get any …

The God of Comfort

Scripture What a wonderful God we have–He is the Father of our LORD Jesus Christ, the source of every mercy, and the One who so wonderfully comforts and strengthens us in our hardships, and trials. ~II Corinthians 1:3, LNT Quote Don’t treat people the way they treat you: treat them as God treats you. ~Dave …