Articles Tagged 'Irs' (Page 2)

The Wrong Direction

Which way would you run?

Phil Ware continues his series on The Story and focuses on both the events at the Boston Marathon and West Texas and also on Paul's confident hope in the face of his death in a Roman prison.

Take a Step!

Come on, you don't have to be stuck on that escalator!

Ron Rose reminds us that we don't have to be stuck on an escalator, we can just take a step and start the process of a new journey and a great escape.

I AM: God's Handwritten Message from Heaven - Bread

Just how hungry are you?

Phil Ware continues his series on the I AM statements in the Gospel of John focusing on Jesus being the bread of life.

Greater Things: Devotion

Aren't you tired of the same ol' things?

Phil Ware begins a series of messages from Acts 2 and 3 on greater things that Jesus does through his followers.

Why Shepherds?

Of all the people to announce the coming of heaven's glory, why did God choose this bunch?

Phil Ware looks at the birth of Jesus and asks the very simple question: why did God reveal the birth of his Son to shepherds first?

Sunday!

What's so special about Sunday, everything!

Phil Ware shares insights on Sunday, the Resurrection Day of the Lord and why the disciples miss it and why we often do as well.

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.

Learn to Put the Big Rocks on Your Calendar First

What goes down on your calendar first this year?

Rick Brown reminds us of what the big rocks, the big things, are in our lives to ourselves and to God.

Priorities

Do you prioritize what you schedule or do you schedule your priorities?

Rubel Shelly reminds us of Stephen Covey and living by priorities rather than just prioritizing the things we schedule.

SpiritFire - Overflow?

Where can I get this living water?

Phil Ware continues his series on the Holy Spirit called SpiritFire and talks about living in the overflow of the Holy Spirit's presence.

I Think I Am ...

Is this something you are ready to admit?

Tom Norvell makes a wide open confession, he likes shoes and they help him realize that he is rich!

Thirsty

How can so much be caught up in one word?

Phil Ware continues his seven sayings of Jesus on the Cross and talks about how the words "I thirst" make Jesus' incarnation real.

Living Water

Who can satisfy our parched souls?

Tom Norvell reminds us that only Jesus can quench our parched spirits and souls with his living water.

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.

Beyond Parental Neglect

So where do the kids fit in on your New Year's list?

Paul Faulkner shares the importance of putting our kids up there as a top priority.

A Rose by Any Other Name Might Be ... Jim!

So what really is your name?

Patrick Odum talks about a humorous situation where his neighbor repeatedly called him Jim even though that was not his name.

Thinking about God

Can you think about nothing but God?

Can we spend any special, focused, time thinking about nothing but God? It is hard, but we must learn to do so.

I Need You Every Hour

Are you this desperate for God?

The words of an old song remind us of our deep need for God and longing for him.

It Is Finished

How can we complete all that we were meant to accomplish?

Jesus accomplished all he was sent to do because he put God's kingdom and his righteousness first.

The Gift of Now

So what birthday are you celebrating next?

A grandchild celebrates birthday one and a grandmother celebrates birthday fifty and both rejoice in the gift of now.

What's Your Real Goal?

When did the World Cup start mattering to monks, anyway?

World Cup was such a big deal that even the monks in Thailand changed their priorities, but we must work to keep God number one in our hearts at all times.

Which Comes First?

We must help the world know what matters most, don't we?

We must realize that rules and deep thought are both necessary if we are to figure out how to live for God in a world like ours.

First Loves

Why is the loss of passion for the Lord taken so lightly?

For God, losing our loving passion for His Son and His Kingdom is a major concern and we should repent!

Quenching Your Thirst

Are you still thirsty?

We try to slake our thirst but only Jesus can truly satisfy.

In Whose Image?

Into whose image are we trying to make new Christians conform?

So often we force new Christians into the mold of something or someone who isn't really Jesus.