While heaven and hell, punishment and reward, may be motivation for our behavior, eventually God wants us to be motivated by love.
12/31/2004 by Alan Smith
Jesus faced what we face in death so that we know he knows us.
12/17/2004 by Alan Smith
Hiding sin doesn't help anyone so let's come clean before God.
12/10/2004 by Alan Smith
We are God's children and that sense of identity should be crucial in our lives.
12/03/2004 by Alan Smith
Don't put it off; our disease is often the disease of laziness!
11/26/2004 by Alan Smith
While many folks can hear, they often don't listen and refuse to hear the things they most need to hear.
11/19/2004 by Alan Smith
A mirror helps us see what we need to correct; God's word is that mirror for our spiritual behavior.
11/12/2004 by Alan Smith
While time and daily life may wear away the newness of a marriage or our first love to Jesus, we can and must recapture it.
10/29/2004 by Alan Smith
We can find God and receive his blessings if we are truly seeking after him!
10/22/2004 by Alan Smith
When we try to get even for a past slight, it will nearly always come back to haunt us!
10/15/2004 by Alan Smith
If anyone controls our life but Jesus, then our life is headed for disaster.
10/08/2004 by Alan Smith
God has extended an invitation to you, have you accepted?
10/01/2004 by Alan Smith
There are lots of sources of stress and impatience in our lives, but circumstances must not determine our attitude.
09/24/2004 by Alan Smith
We are the body of Christ and we can't all be the same and can't we leave anyone behind.
09/17/2004 by Alan Smith
Some people give crazy gifts, but God gives great gifts, but do we stop and thank Him for them?
09/03/2004 by Alan Smith
We need to quit blaming others and take responsibility for ourselves.
08/20/2004 by Alan Smith
Listen to the Lord, don't seek the advice of those who don't truly know the truth.
08/13/2004 by Alan Smith
We need the Lord's help if we are going to be his people throughout the day; so let's start the day with prayer.
08/06/2004 by Alan Smith
Sacrifices that allow us to share in the life of God should bring us joy.
07/30/2004 by Alan Smith
God knows all about us and will make it all public one day.
07/23/2004 by Alan Smith
We can get so caught up in wanting more that we kill ourselves.
07/15/2004 by Alan Smith
Some are blind, but worse are those of us who see and don't give thanks for our blessings!
07/11/2004 by Alan Smith
How many times have we not done something the Lord wanted us to do because someone said it can't be done?
07/02/2004 by Alan Smith
You can't please everyone, so try to please God!
06/24/2004 by Alan Smith
We can't understand everything and we can't fix everything and being in the presence of God helps humble us to that truth.
06/18/2004 by Alan Smith