Articles Tagged 'Word' (Page 3)

The Frantic Pursuit of Rest

Why does it seem to get farther away while we run faster to chase it?

Bill Sherrill talks about our rush to rush into everything and how we need to read God's Book about life and how to experience it.

The Prayers Are Ended

When it all goes in the box, how will your prayers end?

Tom Norvell reflects on the words from Psalm 72 that the prayers of David are ended and he hopes his life, his prayers, end with praise like David's did.

Eggstravaganza

What prizes have you found in Scripture?

Phil Ware shares with us the surprises that he found in reading 2 Timothy and compares them with prize eggs at an event called Eggstravaganza.

Love Letters

How well do you remember the letters written to you?

Steve Higginbotham reminds us that God has written us several love letters, but how badly do we want to read them?

Beauty in Silence

What can be said without words?

Rubel Shelly remembers famed mime Marcel Marceau and how the silence is powerful and helps us hear, especially hear the voice of God.

Consider Your Words

How many words are too many words?

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

The Comforter

Where can I find the strength and comfort I need?

Russ Lawson reminds us of the comfort that we can find in God and His word if we will trust and believe it.

Something Better Than a Critic

Isn't there anything nice to say?

Rubel Reminds us that there are nearly always good things to say about others if we will look and most folks need something kind and encouraging said to them.

Can Words Have Authority?

Can anyone actually speak with real authority today?

Russ Lawson reminds us that while some words are balderdash and came to us through crazy circumstances, Jesus words are the opposite: he speaks with real authority.

The Staying Power of Our Words

Why do some of these things stick in our heads for so long?

Katha Winther reminds us of the weird and yet powerful staying power of many of our words and reminds us to use them to be a blessing to others.

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

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.

GPS?

Can your GPS get you out of life's real pickles?

Teresa Bell Kindred shares an experience she had with her GPS and then compares it to God's Plan of Salvation which is in the Bible, the only Voice we should trust.

Divorce and Stress in Children

How can we help our children long-term?

Paul Faulkner reminds us that divorce causes stress on our children and creates a legacy that impacts their lives, so we need to learn to love each other in words and actions.

Rhythms of Grace

What if the day begins at a different time than we think?

Phil Ware challenges us to re-look at how we define the day and when it begins by looking at Genesis 1 and the rhythm of creation and see that God has blessed us with rest before work.

The Hanging of Randal Batey

How is your perception?

A humorous account of a hanging leads to some observations on how frequently our perception is wrong.

Let's Not Be Deceived!

Have you been trusting in the wrong things?

It is so easy to be deceived by the evil one, but the Scriptures can help us like they helped Jesus overcome temptation.

Everything I Know About Horses

How much do you really know about life from what you see in the movies?

What we learn from movies is not very accurate to life and we need to listen to God's word rather than movie stars.

Understanding What Is Really Important

Beyond Google to God?

We can search Google and the Internet for all sorts of things, but the truth is going to be found in Jesus and His Word.

Walk the Walk

How can we move from mere talking to getting out and doing the walking?

We need to move beyond merely getting folks saved to getting them to grow as followers, disciples of Jesus, who walk the walk and not just talk the talk.

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.

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.

With the Help of Friends

What do you do when you can't do it alone.

We need to be accountable and get the support of friends.

Empty!

What are you filling your tank with?

We can think we are following God's will, but the only way to know for sure is by consulting his word.

Exercising the Spirit: Lectio

Have you really been listening for God in his word?

If we are to grow in our spiritual walk, we must exercise the Spirit within us and one way is lectio divina, sacred reading.