Cover The Seed

Scripture The seed that fell on the footpath represents those who hear the message about the Kingdom and don’t understand it. Then the evil one comes and snatches away the seed that was planted in their hearts. ~Matthew 13:19, NLT Quote Worship is fundamentally the act of listening. ~Eugene L. Peterson Peterson says a lot…

Patient Endurance

Scripture For examples of patience in suffering, look at the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord…For instance, you know about Job, a man of great endurance.  ~James 5:10-11, NLT Quote Patience is the companion of wisdom. ~Augustine I don’t like to plagiarize and yet it is hard for me not to edit…

The Subtle Influence Of The World

Scripture If you want to be a friend of the world, you make yourself an enemy of God. ~James 4:4, NLT Quote One reason the CHURCH has so little influence on the world is that the world has so much influence on the CHURCH. ~Charles Spurgeon Psalm 115:16 states, The heavens belong to the Lord, but…

The Plan

Scripture The LORD frustrates the plans of the nations and thwarts all their schemes.  But the LORD ’s plans stand firm forever; his intentions can never be shaken. ~Psalm 33:10-11, NLT Quote You can make your plans but the LORD’s purpose will prevail. ~Solomon Psalm 33 is an anonymous hymn of praise which the Jews used…

Jabez

Scripture Jabez was more respected than his brothers. His mother had named him Jabez. She had said, “I was in a lot of pain when he was born.” ~I Chronicles 4:9, NIrV Quote God is the greatest giver in the universe. ~Randy Alcorn A few years back, Bruce Wilkerson wrote a book, THE PRAYER OF…

More Grace!

Scripture May more and more grace and peace be given to you. ~I Peter 1:2, NIRV Quote God’s mercy and grace give me hope for myself and for our world. ~William Franklin Graham Can you think of anything you need more than grace and peace. I certainly need more and I want more. Due to God…

Sleeping Through The Storm

Scripture Once more he went away and prayed the same thing. When he came back, he again found them sleeping, because their eyes were heavy.   ~Mark 14:39-40, NIV Quote Indifference is worse than hate. At least those who hate care. ~Anonymous On the eve of Jesus death on the cross, He took Peter, James and…