31 Do not worry then, saying, ‘What will we eat?’ or ‘What will we drink?’ or ‘What will we wear for clothing?’ 32 For the Gentiles eagerly seek all these things; for your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things. 33 But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. Matthew 6:31-33 From the earliest moments of our lives, we struggle with “me first”. We cry … Continue reading Kingdom Living: Me First
I have finished the work which You have given Me to do. JOHN 17:4 There is a work God has for us to do but it will not be complete without the surrendering of our will. As Jesus Himself prayed, “your will be done”, so must we. The will must be willfully surrendered to God along with the death of self-interest. Be careful of making … Continue reading Death to self-will
Read John 13:1-5 Now before the Feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart out of this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end. 2 During supper, when the devil had already put it into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon’s son, to betray him, 3 Jesus, knowing that … Continue reading Serving Well?
“When he finally came to his senses, he said to himself, ‘At home even the hired servants have food enough to spare, and here I am dying of hunger! 18 I will go home to my father and say, “Father, I have sinned against both heaven and you, 19 and I am no longer worthy of being called your son. Please take me on as a hired … Continue reading Observations Of A Prodigal #4
The one who does not love does not know God, because God is love. 1 John 4:8 Love overflows. It’s as simple as that. It doesn’t have to prove itself because it simply exudes spontaneously. God is Love and if He resides within us, His Love will flow from us back to Him and to others. Oswald Chambers said: If we try to prove to … Continue reading Devotionals For Leaders: Love Overflows
16 You did not choose Me, but I chose you. I appointed you that you should go out and produce fruit and that your fruit should remain… John 15:16 Jesus is the One who does the picking. God’s plan and agenda will win out. Our goal is to simply live God’s plan where we are. Far too often we think that somewhere else is better. That … Continue reading Devotionals For Leaders: Choose Fruit
We all, with unveiled face, beholding…the glory of the Lord… —2 Corinthians 3:18 Moses spent time with God and because of such time, his face was visibly transformed. He came out of God’s presence aglow. There was such a radiance from his face that he wore a veil. Recently I have heard that the veil was worn so that the people would not see when … Continue reading Devotionals For Leaders: Shine On!