For quiet time, I often read Utmost For His Highest. Today’s verse was Hebrews 11:6. These are a few of my own thoughts sparked from what I read. Maybe they will help or inspire you as well. Without faith it is impossible to please Him… —Hebrews 11:6 God doesn’t call me to a life of full-blown knowledge but full-fledged faith. Faith doesn’t make sense. Faith … Continue reading Reflections from Quiet Time: Hebrews 11:6
Getting There! I can’t always see what God is doing…oh how I wish I could! Faith materializes things unseen but perseverance gets me there. At times it’s like grasping for air or vapor as James puts it but life cannot be grasped, only experienced. I cannot hold onto life but I can experience it by letting it go. God has intentions well beyond my scope … Continue reading Devotionals For Leaders: Hold On!
God always keeps His promises. Do we? God has a perfect record in keeping His Word and not once has He ever been near unfulfilling anything He has said He would do. If God has said it, it is more trustworthy than anything else you could take to the bank. As leaders, it is important to not trust your feelings or what seems to be … Continue reading Devotionals For Leaders: Promises, Promises
When Simon Peter heard that it was the Lord, he put on his outer garment…and plunged into the sea. —John 21:7 Jump! Are you willing to take that final step off the platform and into the pool? Are you desiring to springboard into the deeper waters of faith and obedience? Peter in this case could not wait for the slow boat to arrive at shore. … Continue reading Devotionals For Leaders: Make A Splash!
Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me… —Matthew 11:29 God isn’t giving you heaviness and weightiness because He’s trying to make your life difficult. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. God is giving heavier things for you to carry, heavier burdens, heavier hearts because He is showing His confidence in you to do something about it. Yet, how often do you complain? Complaining … Continue reading Devotionals For Leaders: Are You A Complainer?
Jesus came with them to a place called Gethsemane, and said to the disciples….”Stay here and watch with Me.” —Matthew 26:36, 38 There are some things that only you as a leader will be able to understand. You will not have even the closest of friends be able to sympathize with your feelings or experiences for they are yours alone. Jesus encountered such things in … Continue reading Devotionals For Leaders: This Cup’s For You