Articles Tagged 'Talk'

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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.

Blessed: Gracious Servant

Blessed: Gracious Servant

Sometimes we look God's greatest blessings in the face and miss them!

Phil Ware takes a moment to remind us of the importance of serving those who are caregivers and holding them up as heroes and recognizing that these people are considered precious in God's Kingdom.

What Women Need to Say to Each Other to Shatter the Dark

What Women Need to Say to Each Other to Shatter the Dark

Who determines my worth as a daughter of the King?

Ann Voskamp looks at her daughters, remembers her own journey, and reminds all women that it is God, our Father, who determines the worth of a woman, not a mirror, not the media, and not our own doubts and self-deprecations.

Inspired Truth?

Inspired Truth?

What makes Scripture inspired truth?

Phil Ware remembers an old mentor who has gone to be with Jesus, Neil Lightfoot, and as he recalls a lesson from John 4 about real faith is also reminded about the nature of inspired truth.

The Communication Illusion

The Communication Illusion

So has communication really taken place?

Rubel Shelly reminds us of the importance and fragile danger of communication in organizations, businesses, families, and churches because communication doesn't happen until someone hears and understands, not just when someone says something.

Why Doesn't God Answer My Prayers?

Why Doesn't God Answer My Prayers?

What happened to Jesus' promise?

Ron Rose writes about unanswered prayers and letting God find us and us having conversations with our heavenly Father.

It Didn't Change Me!

It Didn't Change Me!

Does pedigree or privilege change us?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that our pedigree and genealogy doesn't make us Christian, but our discipleship does.

More Than Mere Words

More Than Mere Words

How do we make our faith more than mere talk?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that religion has to do something and not just talk about a lot of things -- it must walk the talk, practice what you preach, and put your life where your mouth is.

Trust the Miracle

Trust the Miracle

This is one miracle we can all see happen in our lives!

Ron Rose talks about trust issues and reveals that it is a God-thing, empowered by the Holy Spirit.

He Knows My Name!

He Knows My Name!

Does He really speak to people today?

Phil Ware shares insights on Jesus calling Mary by name and speaking to us today.

Putting My Life Where My Mouth Is

Putting My Life Where My Mouth Is

Are we up to our talk?

Phil Ware challenges us to leave behind intention and move out into the world of action as we seek care for our broken world and overcome the criticism that we are uncaring hypocrites who are not willing to help.

A Prayer for My Words

A Prayer for My Words

What's going to come out of our mouths next?

Tom Norvell reminds us to guard our words by praying for speech coming out of Psalm 143

My Help Comes from the Lord

My Help Comes from the Lord

Our help comes when we act on God's promises!

Tom Norvell challenges us to move beyond mere intellectual belief of Psalm 121 to putting it into practice everyday.

Consider Your Words

Consider Your Words

How many words are too many words?

Tom Norvell makes a short and simple point about not using too many words.

He Walks with Me

He Walks with Me

Have you met Him in the garden lately?

Leah Adams remembers a friend who had gone to be with God and a song sung at her funeral that reminds us all the God longs to walk with us and talk with us and tell us we are his very own.

The Cool of the Day

The Cool of the Day

Have you been refreshed in the presence of the Lord lately?

Our love for the cool of the day after the hot day of work is a reminder of our need to be close to God and his desire to have us close.

Learning the Skill of Communication

Learning the Skill of Communication

How well are you at listening and being heard?

Messing up his communication with his wife, Paul learns the lesson of the importance of good communication.

Always Golden!

Always Golden!

You mean we are supposed to do this everywhere!

After reading the passage again, have you seen anything new, like maybe it should apply in everything you do -- the Golden Rule!

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.

Delayed Truth

Delayed Truth

Have you learned this important spiritual skill?

We need to learn that there is a time to be silent.

A Word to the Wise

A Word to the Wise

Are your words few?

We shouldn't need many words to hear or to speak.

What I Dun in Texas!

What I Dun in Texas!

Are you a person of talk or action?

A cowboy helps us ask ourselves whether or not we are all talk or if we walk the talk?

Father of Lies

Father of Lies

Whose voice do you listen to?

Satan is the Father of lies and tries to get us to believe his cruel and ugly lies.

Too Many Words

Too Many Words

Fearful words for any preacher to hear!

We must guard against using too many words!

That's My Story

That's My Story

What story are you telling each day of your life?

The kinds of stories we tell about ourselves, shape who we are.