Articles Tagged 'Faithfulness'

I'm Gorgeous Inside!

I'm Gorgeous Inside!

Would it really be nice if we could really see what was on the inside of people — their hearts?

Phil Ware challenges us to pursue the faithful love, righteous character, and gracious compassion of God from our hearts.

This Brutal World

This Brutal World

Life is a dangerous endeavor. We pass our days in the shadows of ominous realities.

Max Lucado reminds us to be courageous in our times of trouble for we have put our faith in the one who has conquered.

A Charcoal Fire & the Smell of Redemption

A Charcoal Fire & the Smell of Redemption

Why make someone relive his or her sin, why not just ignore it?

Phil Ware continues his Saved at Sea series focusing on Peter's denials, his promises, his arrogance, his failure, and his restoration.

Keep in Step with the Spirit

Keep in Step with the Spirit

Can you dance with the Holy Spirit

Phil Ware continues his short series on the Holy Spirit focusing on dancing with the Spirit and keeping in step with the Spirit.

Defining Faithfulness

Defining Faithfulness

Is fighting for the status quo and defending the way we've always done it really faithfulness?

Tim Woodroof continues his series on "Change in the Life of the Church" and focuses this week on faithfulness and how we define it and how Jesus and Paul define it -- staying on the journey and responding to changes faithfully rather than trying to do thi

Going to the Dogs

Going to the Dogs

What can we learn from this faithful friend?

Teresa draws a parallel between what we can learn from our dogs and what we can learn from Jesus.

Faith and Faithfulness

Faith and Faithfulness

Can't have faith without being faithful

Hiroo Onoda followed orders for more than 30 years, remaining at his post long after the war had ended. Christians need to learn to be faithful to God with that same intensity.

The Vows

The Vows

Honoring vows made more than a half century before

57 years earlier they stood before a minister and repeated the vows, their vows, to each other. "For better or worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health, 'til death do us part."

Living the ultimate Romance

Living the ultimate Romance

How strong can love grow?

Ann Voskamp writes about how much she loves her husband and why.

Strong and Courageous?

Strong and Courageous?

Is there something that can move us beyond being frozen in fear?

Phil Ware reminds us that Joshua 1 and God's famous charge to Joshua to be strong and courageous is as much a promise and faithfulness from God as it is commitment and trust from us.

Easter is Still with Us?

Easter is Still with Us?

We're done with leftovers and the eggs are put away, but Easter still remains!

Rubel Shelly reminds us that Easter is not over as long as Jesus' followers, Christians, his disciples, live out the evidence of his resurrection in their lives by the way they treat others.

We Felt like Grasshoppers

We Felt like Grasshoppers

Who pays the highest price for our lack of faith?

Phil Ware continues his series from The Story as he shares with us the challenges of taking the new land and the price paid for the lack of faithfulness and leadership and vision on the part of the generation that would not enter the land because of fear.

Moments of Decision

Moments of Decision

What will we do when the choice is ours and the moment comes?

Phil Ware continues his series connected to The Story, this week from Chapter 3, focusing on Joseph and his temptation with Potiphar's wife.

I Am: Handwritten Messages from Heaven - Fear

I Am: Handwritten Messages from Heaven - Fear

How in the world do I obey that command?

Phil Ware continues his series on I AM from the Gospel of John and focuses on Jesus' statement that he is I AM and so we should not fear.

Number 1

Number 1

Who really is the best of all of time?

Phil Ware shares some thoughts on Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, family, commitments, being a winner, and being number 1.

A Walk with Our Shepherd

A Walk with Our Shepherd

What does it really mean for us?

This is a simple meditation on the meaning of the Shepherd Psalm, Psalm 23.

Old Faithful

Old Faithful

Does God always act on schedule?

God doesn't always do things on our schedule.

Traveling Mercies: Never Leave These Behind

Traveling Mercies: Never Leave These Behind

Can love and faithfulness be more than a slogan?

Phil Ware writes about Ruth and her love and faithfulness and how God used this to bring the Messiah, bless broken-hearted Naomi, and bless his people.

Promises Kept!

Promises Kept!

How do you know you can trust the promises of Jesus?

Phil Ware talks about the promises of Jesus and how we know we can trust them: because he kept the hard and painful promises to die for us.

What Difference Can One Make?

What Difference Can One Make?

Can one person really make a difference

Phil Ware looks at Ruth and Naomi and the difference one faithful person can make in everything!

Time for Some Faith Tracking

Time for Some Faith Tracking

Can you see how the Lord has guided your path?

Rose Rose carefully and respectfully challenges us to launch out in faith and see the great promises gives to us.

Last Thoughts or Long Commitments?

Last Thoughts or Long Commitments?

Would Timothy make it, and if he did, would he be faithful?

Phil Ware uses Timothy's release from prison to be an opportunity to look at how we are to live in a culture opposed to Christianity.

Mighty Power

Mighty Power

As the massive Boeing 777

As the massive Boeing 777 jet accelerated down the runway, then lifted into the air, I was again in awe at the magnificent power

The View from a Troubled Heart

The View from a Troubled Heart

What can we really see from where we are right now?

Bill Sherrill connects to an old King James phrase, the latter days, and reminds us that we often don't see things clearly until time has passed and we view things from God's perspective.

The Lord's Take on the Subject

The Lord's Take on the Subject

So what are we supposed to do about such days as this?

Phil Ware shares Scriptures pertaining to the IRS deadline for taxes and other issues related to money.