Articles Tagged 'Things' (Page 2)

Impulse Buyer

Have you thought through your major purchase?

Steve Higginbotham shares his problems with impulse buying and the bills that eventually come due and he compares it to how we live our lives and the big check out day that lies ahead.

Look Up!

Do you really think you will find answers looking where you're looking now?

Mike Barres reminds us that we so easily get our focus on things down here and not on the Lord who can help us with our lives and help us solve our problems.

Missing It

How badly have you missed it or messed it up?

Tom Norvell reminds us to praise God for what he has done in our lives, not explain it away.

Good Things from Bad Situations?

Came something good come from bad situations?

Paul Faulkner shares several good things about bad things helping us focus on what is important.

Money Really Doesn’t Grow on Trees

Are you enslaved to the desire of always wanting more and better?

Money really doesn’t grow on trees -- and some of us are growing more aware of this fact every day. Truthfully, most people deal with financial stress

Help from God's Family

Who can help better than the government?

God's family can do so many really good things to help others if they decide to be Jesus to their community.

Anxious Hearts

What are you worried about?

Most of what we worry about never happens; so let's trust the future to the Lord.

Happiness?

Can we really find true happiness here?

We are killing ourselves trying to find happiness in things and miss it because it is not found there.

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!

Fish Sticks, Turkey, Ducks and a Goose

Had any fish sticks lately?

So often we don't try new things and stay stuck in our rut rather than seeing God's opportunities and call to be God's people.

Right Priorities

How are you going getting your life in proper order?

When things are not in good shape at home it is usually because our priorities have gotten off track.

Being Rich

How much do you really need?

What we have is not what determines how rich we are and our job is just a means to an end, not the real goal or end.

I Need More Stuff

How much is enough for you?

When do we have enough stuff and can we say no to acquiring more?

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!

Now is the Time

How long do you really think you have?

Paul has a scare while tending his goats and it makes him realize the urgency of now, of doing the things today that need to be done and saying the things that need to be said right now.

People Count Most

How much stuff do you own and have in your garage?

Stuff enslaves us rather than blesses us and people count most in our lives.

Little Things, Done Faithfully

Are you willing to do all those tedious, little things of love?

Little things, done faithfully, like taking out the garbage, are the glue, the grace, of ongoing and lasting relationships and marriages.

Blessed!

Are you lucky or just blessed?

We don't like being passive, so we have a hard time recognizing that we have what we have because we are blessed.

More Than We Can Ask!

Do you really believe God can do more?

God can do all things, even more than we imagine, so why do we live and pray like we don't believe this?

Right Here, Right Now!

What are you waiting for?

So often we have the grandiose promises we've made, when in reality we won't do the small stuff!

Parenting Twenty-somethings ... Still?

Do you still have to parent after they have left home?

Parenting twenty-somethings is a challenge but can be a blessing if we do our job well.

Looking Ahead

Which direction are you looking?

We can learn many things from the resiliency of those who have lost so much.

Do You Want the Whole Truth?

What do your ears want to hear?

Some folks only want to hear the cheery stuff from God, not the hard stuff, too.

The Bookmark

What good is a little bookmark?

Bookmarks are those little reminders that are hard to get rid of.

Teachability

How do you feel about new things?

Being unwilling to learn new things is a key to failure and an arrogance based in false pride and stubborn prejudice.