“God loves you!” We hear people tell us all the time how much God loves us and how great and wonderful God’s love is. But what does God’s love look like to you? How much does He love us and how can we use His love in our everyday lives through joy, hardships, happiness, and tribulations? Here’s some facts: The word LOVE appears in the Bible (NIV) 551 times and the Definition of love-according to google-is an intense feeling of deep affection. What does God’s love mean to me?
Are you waiting on the rain? Are you listening for the change in the wind? Are you aware of the weather in your walk today? I just sit here and as we talk about a flood coming it comes to my mind and heart it starts with a drop of rain it starts with a change in the weather. I close my eyes the leaves are swirling the smell of the earth is rising to meet the rain as it falls from the heavens. In those moments you can look at the clouds you can look at the mud or you can stand
I feel sorry for horses when I’ve seen them wearing blinders. However, I do realize the blinders’ importance. In races the horses run faster since they aren’t distracted by seeing people and animals along the sidelines. Blinders on farm horses help the farmers to avoid crooked rows for planting their crops. Christians are instructed to look straight ahead, too. The world around us has many distractions to get us sidetracked from the race we are running. These possibilities in
I recently watched a holiday episode of the hit T.V. show Deal or No Deal. As most of these hi-intensity shows do, it captivated my attention with a touching story of the contestants life and misfortunes that have led them to where they are now. They give a great story of how this opportunity could change their life. As the show gets going, the contestant has to eliminate a few cases at a time to hopefully be left with the case the has 1 million dollars in it. As they go b
Always use “words” to share the gospel! Yes, your actions (your fruit) is part of sharing the gospel and is a reflection of the gospel in your life, but to truly share the gospel with someone, it takes words. It is a very specific message of good news and how we are saved. Start out in Romans 3:23, it says, For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. So, before anything else, we need to recognize that we are sinners and we will never be perfect. Your sin may look