Monthly Archive: December 2014

December 31 God Has Something Better for You Comments

God Has Something Better for You

When God knows something is good for you He says ‘Yes’, and when it’s not He says ‘No’. Why would God say ‘no’ to you? Maybe the timing is wrong, or He has something better in mind. Gratitude comes when...

December 30 Accepting Others Comments

Accepting Others

Oftentimes, people don’t make it easy to accept them. They can be bad tempered, selfish, critical, irritating, dismissive, aggressive, and pompous—-or worse! Sometimes you want to give them a piece of your mind; give them what they deserve—anything but acceptance....

December 29 God Can Lift You Up 2 Comments

God Can Lift You Up (2)

In order to recharge your batteries, you have to go to the outlet and plug in to the source of power. That’s what happens when you pray in faith; you plug in to God’s power. Picture a boat trapped in...

December 28 God Can Lift You Up 1 Comments

God Can Lift You Up (1)

The Bible says, ‘Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and He will lift you up.’ It works this way: when you try to exalt yourself, God brings you down, but when you humble yourself in His sight, He...

December 27 Accepting Yourself Comments

Accepting Yourself

Studies show that many of us don’t like ourselves. Does this strike a chord? A poll of college students confirmed that over 50 per cent suffered from low self-acceptance, with the majority citing their looks as the source of their...

December 26 Accepted by God Comments

Accepted by God!

There’s no pain worse than rejection and no pleasure greater than acceptance! Imagine the lengths some people go to in order to avoid rejection and earn acceptance… The good news is, with God you’re already accepted. J.B. Phillips translates Ephesians...

December 25 Seeking God 2 Comments

Seeking God (2)

Notice two more things about the wise men: 1) How God guided them. ‘The star which they had seen in the East went before them, ‘til it came and stood over where the young Child was…And when they had come...

December 24 Seeking God Comments

Seeking God (1)

Notice two things about the wise men: 1) Who they were. Astrologers. Jews considered astrology to be a counterfeit to true prophecy. Be careful; there are people whose lifestyles you may disapprove of, who are honestly seeking God. So be...

December 23 Brokenness Comments

Brokenness

If your goal is to be used by God, don’t be surprised when He permits seasons of adversity and brokenness. Jesus experienced it, and He said, ‘A servant is not greater than his master’ (John 15:20 NKJV). One Bible teacher...

December 22 Stop Fighting in Your Own Strength Comments

Stop Fighting in Your Own Strength

During World War II, Allied bombers carried machine guns in the nose, under the belly, on top, and in the rear. B-17s, better known as ‘flying fortresses’, carried thirteen .50 calibre machine guns. At one point scientists suggested the planes...