Articles Tagged 'Thought'

Stay Teachable

Stay Teachable

When was the last time you seriously entertained a new thought or considered a new idea?

Rubel Shelly challenges us to entertain new thoughts and consider fresh ideas and be willing to make new changes.

Refuse to Make Jesus Boring

Refuse to Make Jesus Boring

How can we make the message of life so boringly predictable?

Phil Ware begins a series of 5 messages on Inviting Jesus to church; this one focuses on not making the message of Jesus boring.

When We Stop Asking Questions?

When We Stop Asking Questions?

How many have you asked yourself today?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that questions keep our minds alive and the spirit of a child awakened in each of us.

A Prayer about Things We Cannot Change

A Prayer about Things We Cannot Change

What do I do and who am I when I cannot change what I want most to change?

Rubel Shelley reminds us of the importance of attitude and how that changes everything important that matters.

Take No Thought?

Take No Thought?

So what are we supposed to think about if not this?

Tom Norvell uses Matthew 6:25 and several translations (NIV, Message, and KJV translations) to help drive home Jesus' point and that many of us who look good on the outside are filled with worry on the inside, worry Jesus wants to take off our shoulders.

Bigotry: The Shoe Is on the other Foot

Bigotry: The Shoe Is on the other Foot

Some would make religion the reason for disqualification?

Rubel Shelly comments on the recommendation of Francis Collins nomination for the head of NIH and the Sam Harris criticism of his nomination.

How Much Dirt?

How Much Dirt?

When does a little filth become too much?

Russ Lawson challenges us to look at the way filth and dirt get into our lives and contaminate them and challenges us to pursue holiness and purity.

Thoughtfulness

Thoughtfulness

When's the last time you let them know you were thinking of them?

Mike Barres reminds us to be thoughtful to others and one way to do that is to remember those who have been thoughtful to us.

Human Interface Device

Human Interface Device

Does this make sense to you?

Russ Lawson gives us an insight into Jesus' ministry by comparing him to a human interface device -- a keyboard.

Married Singles

Married Singles

How do we get past the isolation?

Paul Faulkner reminds us of the importance of discussing and sharing what we believe with each other in marriage so we can truly become one.

Market Place Moments: Appreciation

Market Place Moments: Appreciation

What's the difference between flattery and genuine praise?

Michele Howe reminds us again about women in the marketplace and the very needed virtue of affirming and giving appreciation to those who need it and deserve it.

How Was Your Weekend?

How Was Your Weekend?

So did your weekend leave you refreshed or deplete?

How we approach the weekend and the beginning of a new week depends upon whether or not we focus on heavenly things, things above where God is!

Wisdom and Consequences

Wisdom and Consequences

Why do we fool ourselves into thinking our actions and choices don't matter that much?

Our descisions have consequences and these choices are not inconsequential to our children and grandchildren.

Wildfires!

Wildfires!

How is your speech like a lighted cigarette?

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

Which Comes First?

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.

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!

Weeds!

Weeds!

What do you have growing in your path?

We need to keep our thought life free of weeds.

Thanks for the Flame of Freedom

Thanks for the Flame of Freedom

Will we let them search for themselves?

We need to give our children and grandchildren the opportunity to believe for themselves.

O Be Careful Little ...

O Be Careful Little ...

Who helps you with what you think?

We need to guard what we think in our minds and ask God to keep them pure.