The first thing that comes to my mind when I think of the word stewardship is Lord of the Rings. The kingdom of Gondor had a steward ruling over it because the true king had not returned to take his rightful spot. The steward was in control of the kingdom. He acted on the king’s behalf and in the king’s best interest. He was in charge of the dealings of everyday, he was in charge of how the people were treated, and he was in charge of the resources. However, he was not the ow
You are a special agent, ambassador full of authority to pray and intercede for all those that are before you. I want to remind you of a few things: 1. "But put on the Lord Jesus Christ..." Romans 13:14 Job says, "I put on righteousness and it clothed me." Paul puts it.."You are the righteousness of God in Christ Jesus." II Corinthians 5:21 You and I have been made right in the sight of God no by the blood of Jesus. 2. "Let us draw near with boldness or confidence to the thro
We see in Daniel chapter 3 where King Nebuchadnezzar made a golden image for all to worship, praise and bow before. Everyone in all the land would come and see this golden image and when they heard the music they were to bow down and worship this image. We all know what happens in the rest of the story and for those of you who do not I encourage you to go read it now. I would like to focus on this first half of the story. We read it and as Christians we are so excited to see
This Christmas we traveled back to Miami (I’ve learned that in these parts I need to be specific so this is Miami Florida) to visit family. While we were there, the girls were impressed by how well people were dressed and put together, how in shape they were and the amount of new cars and high-end cars people drove. We did see a couple of Bentleys, Rolls Royce and Maserati – those can impress everyone. As we drove around we also saw the most beautiful old banyan trees – they
But now faith, hope, love abide these three; but the greatest of these is love.
1 Corinthians 13:13 Since today is Valentine’s Day, it can mean many things. For some today is exciting. You are going to spend time a new special someone. For others, today is sad because their love has gone on to Heaven ahead of them and the day can be lonely and filled with memories. Some may even have a “love” still with them but aren’t celebrating because things have become habit and common