Articles Tagged 'Language'

Words to Say

Words to Say

What can I as a believer in Jesus actually do to make a difference in the tasteless and vile language that comes from every side, quarter, and position?

Phil Ware shares how the Holy Spirit convicted him about the kind of speech he, and we must use in a world that has gone crazy at attacking each other.

Love Language with Jesus?

Love Language with Jesus?

The best way I know to start trying this love language shift is to use it with Jesus.

Phil Ware reminds us how important it is to use love language with those who are precious to us and we can begin by doing this with Jesus.

Beyond Description

Beyond Description

The beloved disciple wants us to know and love Jesus like he does!

Phil Ware looks at the gospel of John chapter 1 and reflects on all the titles, names, and descriptions given to Jesus in this one chapter and what it really means for us.

The Whole World

The Whole World

Why is our sight so short-sided that we cannot see the whole world at Jesus' Table of grace?

Phil Ware continues his series on 'Beyond Bread and Wine' focusing on Jesus' death for the sin of the whole world and a special Sunday in Bangkok, Thailand.

In Our Hands

In Our Hands

The Father has given us a simple way of remembering the significance of this Supper: our hands!

Phil Ware continues his series of Communion devotionals called 'Beyond Bread and Wine' with a reminder that our often taken for granted hands can lead us to a profound grace!

To Benefit Them!

To Benefit Them!

Preparing my mouth for marriage... and beyond!

Byron Ware reminds us of the vital importance of how we communicate both in the words we choose to say, not speak, and the non-verbals we use as we speak them.

Your Default Face

Your Default Face

What do you look like when you are not trying look any certain way?

Deonna Shake uses her vast coaching and playing experience to introduce a key concept called "default face" and reminds us that how we carry ourselves says a lot about us.

What a Bunch of Suckers

What a Bunch of Suckers

Why do we but the lie? Maybe because it is sold so well!

Rubel Shelly talks about the way Satan dupes into buying the lie about holiness and goodness and gets us to buy the sins of self-destruction.

God's Redeeming Love!

God's Redeeming Love!

We must never forget God's most consistent message to each of us!

Brian McCutchen reminds us that God's love is redeeming -- it forgives, cleanses, makes whole, and buys us back from our messes and lifts us from our burdens.

'In Jesus' Name, All Girls!'

'In Jesus' Name, All Girls!'

Sometimes when kids get it wrong, they get it right!

Russ Lawson reminds us that kids can say something wrongly, but at the same time remind us of greater truth.

Faith and Traffic Lights

Faith and Traffic Lights

What does my faith have to do with how I drive?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that our character and our faith are reflected as much by how we drive as how we go to church.

C2K - Mission Minded

C2K - Mission Minded

You ready to reach out?

Phil Ware talks about being mission-minded and outreach oriented and not letting other cultures, languages, ethnicities, races, or differences block us from sharing Jesus.

Worthless Religion?

Worthless Religion?

What can empty our faith of its value?

Tammy Marcelain shares insight on who we welcome and how we welcome them into our midst, and also reflects on what we do to push them away and hurt them with our words and actions.

Always Saying the Right Thing

Always Saying the Right Thing

Is this even possible?

Russ Lawson reminds us to say the right thing all the time.

Post 9-11, Prayer, & Politics

Post 9-11, Prayer, & Politics

Are you ready for the bumpy ride?

Phil Ware reflects on 9-11 and reminds us to pray, while directing us to read and think through our faith.

Words, Words, Words

Words, Words, Words

Looking to put the spin on something, then learn from this!

Paul Faulkner reminds us of the awesome power of words and our human ability to use them to distort the truth and anger God.

I Take It Back

I Take It Back

Sometimes we wish we could put the genie back into the bottle!

Tom Norvell reminds us about the nature of regrets and the wish we hadn't done what we've done, so he encourages us to live life differently.

Will Someone Please Help Me?

Will Someone Please Help Me?

Do you know how to get where you're going?

We all need help to get where we're going. If you don't know how to get to Jesus, don't be afraid to ask someone who does.

Jockeying To Be Shocking

Jockeying To Be Shocking

Aren't we way past too far?

Shock jocks have tried to out do each other in shocking, crude, and obscene remarks on radio, TV, and interviews and they have crossed the line and we are the only ones who can do something about it.

Seasoned with Salt

Seasoned with Salt

Can others tell your faith through ypur speech?

Russ Lawson reminds us that we can and should be considerate, comforting, and encouraging in the way we respond to others.

Family Messes

Family Messes

How are we to handle the messes of life in the family of God?

Christian people can be ugly and ungrateful, but we must be like Jesus in both the way we use our speech and the way we forgive others who are hateful and ungrateful.

Words and the Internet

Words and the Internet

How long will what you have written actually live?

Our language and speech lives on long after we do, and the Internet is a reminder of just how far and wide such things can go.

Wildfires!

Wildfires!

How is your speech like a lighted cigarette?

Heartlight's first article was about how we use our speech.

Think Before You Speak

Think Before You Speak

Have you ever engaged your mouth before your brain was in gear?

The answers from Family Fued remind us of how stupid the things we say can be if we don't think about them first!

Biting our Tongue?

Biting our Tongue?

Can you keep it in check?

We must watch our language for others and for God.