Articles Tagged 'God's' (Page 2)

Rhythms of Grace

What if the day begins at a different time than we think?

Phil Ware challenges us to re-look at how we define the day and when it begins by looking at Genesis 1 and the rhythm of creation and see that God has blessed us with rest before work.

With Jesus, Things Happen!

Don't you want to see this?

When Jesus enters someone's life, that life will be changed ... for the better, because in Jesus, things happen!

Surprised by Love

Could this be the greatest love story of all?

Love is unpredictable and that is the real meaning of love, that God would do the unexpected to love us and draw us to himself.

Everything I Know About Horses

How much do you really know about life from what you see in the movies?

What we learn from movies is not very accurate to life and we need to listen to God's word rather than movie stars.

Change of Plans

What do you do when you have to make a change in your plans?

Phil reminds us that a change in our plans may not be for the worst, in fact it may be one of God's little reminders that we need to be aware of his work in our lives.

Worst Analogy

These analogies are so bad, they're like ...

God's love exhausts all analogies and can only be defined by what he did in Jesus on the cross and in the manger.

Buy Your Own Gifts!

Anything in your Christmas envelope?

An older lady's mistake with Christmas envelopes reminds us that God never forgets to pay for our gifts!

Clay or Collectible

Can we ever be more than a lump of clay or a collection of dust?

Article on the transformation God can do in our lives changing us from a lump of clay into an object of beauty and usefulness.

Straight Lines with Crooked Sticks

How in the world can you make something straight out of something crooked?

God can take broken, weak, and unfaithful people and make something meaningful and important out of their lives.

I'm Full!

Are you still hungry or have you found a way to be full?

God wants us to be full of Him, his grace, His mercy, His Spirit, His Love.

Lift Up Your Eyes

Where are your eyes pointed these days?

Lift up your eyes is a call for vision, a call to not walk in fear of danger, but to look for the new, the glory, the things God is calling us to embrace.

This Time, Giving Up is Winning

Can you ever think of when giving up is ever good?

Jesus gave up his spirit, but he did not give up his mission, his mercy, his grace.

Who's Driving?

Who is driving your life?

So often we don't let God have control of our lives and we want to be the driver to our own loss.

Confessions of a Blackberry Picker

Have you see the evidence of his beauty in your world?

A trip to the beach and other vacation sites helps lead Patrick Odum to ask what he is not recognizing in his daily life where God's fingerprints and footprints can be found.

Change is Constant

How can change be a constant that ties us to the past and gives us hope for the future?

Change is a constant so how we deal with it is crucial and is part of our heritage as God's people.

Hold to His Hand

Whose hand do you hold when things get tough?

In the middle of our struggles, we need to remember that we need to reach out for God's unchanging hand.

For Freedom!

Are you taking care of your freedom?

Freedom in Christ came at a high price and must be protected from legalism and license and can best be understood by flying a kite.

It's not an Odd Thing; It's a God Thing

Are the things going on in your life just random or are they God things?

Journaling allows us to see God's work, his fingerprints, his involvement in our lives.

Love is Learned

Can you see how God loves you as you hold a child in your arms?

We learn to love from God because as a baby, and even a full grown adult, we really don't know how to love.

Lessons from LEGOs

What can be learned from a pile of LEGOs?

We can learn a lot about who we are spiritually from a box of LEGOs, things like unity and being built by God into something special.

Address Unknown?

Can we live like we know for sure?

God is at work in the ordinary and unimportant aspects of life as well as the extraordinary and debilitating aspects of life.

Who Could Ask for More?

Have you ever thought how much God cares for you?

A little girls interruptions become the occasion for seeing how much God loves and listens to us.

The Blessing of the Powerless

What blessing can there be in powerlessness?

Life is full of events that make us feel and actually be powerless, but that is exactly where God can work in our life the most.

Intentions

Does it really matter all that much what we intend to do?

God is really the only one whose intentions really matter, what I intend to do does hold that much weight.

Your Will Be Done

Can you really pray this every single day?

Even though it is hard to pray it and truly mean, we must pray, "your will be done on earth as it is in heaven!"