In 1 John 5:14-15, we read, "This is the confidence we have in approaching God: That if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. And if we know that he hears us - whatever we ask - we know that we have what we asked of him."
Did you hear about the man who decided that he wanted to become the smartest man in the world?
The soul of man will live somewhere in eternity, either in a place of life or of death (Matthew 25:46). God has been clear in his word that his desire is for all men to be saved (1 Timothy 2:3-4).
"If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land." - 2 Chronicles 7:14
In Matthew 26, we are told that there was a woman who poured expensive perfume on Jesus' head.
Today is bill-paying day.
Most, if not all, newspapers have an obituary section. I have heard older people joke that they read that section to make sure they are not dead yet. Others read it to see if they know anyone listed.
They may not be playing in The Masters, but they are playing for a worthy cause.
"Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding" (NIV) - Proverbs 3:5
I recently went to the Atlanta area for a couple of board meetings and stayed at one of the local motels. In the morning before my first meeting, I turned on the television and started listening to a minister, expecting to hear something from God's word to help me through the day.
Football season is in full swing, whether high school, college or the pros. Stadiums are filling up with excited fans all across this country as they prepare to cheer their teams to victory.
We must never forget that we were created to worship and love God. We are the creation he is the creator. We are to serve him. All the blessings that his word tells us about are there for us if we will follow him.
Our God is a God who always has been on the move.
In 2 Corinthians 12:7, the Apostle Paul said he was given a thorn in the flesh in order to keep him from exalting himself. In other words, Paul experienced some sort of pain that kept him from being conceited and to trust completely in the grace and strength from God.
When I was in college, and even when I moved to New Orleans to attend seminary, there were many things that brought me encouragement. But there was one thing in particular that brought me joy: I always could count on receiving a letter every week from my mom.
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My point today comes in the form of a question: Where is your focus today?
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Do you ever look at your life and question why it’s so tough?