CONQUERING YOUR THOUGHTS

  Psalms 10:4  The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek after God: God is not in all his thoughts. OUR THINKING REFLECTS OUR MATURITY LEVEL. 1 Corinthians 13:11  When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put

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DEALING WITH CHANGE

  We all know how to change.  It is something that takes place without us thinking about it, while other things in life require reactions to change.  We react to the warmer weather by wearing more appropriate clothing.  When it gets cold, we react by putting on heavier clothes.  When we change the hour on our clocks, most of us

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HOW TO BE LESS MISERABLE

GOD PROMISES JOY MANY CHRISTIANS DON’T HAVE IT.  THAT’S WHY THE TITLE OF MY MESSAGE IS, “HOW TO BE LESS MISERABLE.”  SOME CHRISTIANS ARE MISERABLE PEOPLE, ATTRACTING FEW OUTSIDERS TO KNOW GOD BECAUSE OF THEIR SOUR FACES AND COMPLAINTS ABOUT LIFE.  BUT, YOU HAVE BEEN GIVEN JOY FROM GOD. HOWEVER, IF YOU IGNORE SOMETHING LONG ENOUGH, YOU FORGET YOU HAVE IT.

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GOOD EXPECTATIONS

EXPECTATIONS MUST BE : BASED ON GOD’S WORD NOT ON WISHFUL THINKING NOT ON PREDICTING RESULTS OF YOUR EFFORTS NOT ON HEARTFELT DESIRES FOR THE OTHER PERSON  ….OTHERWISE, OUR LIFE WILL BE FILLED WITH HUGE DISAPPOINTMENTS, ONE RIGHT AFTER THE OTHER.   BUT, IF OUR EXPECTATIONS ARE BIBLICAL, WE CAN APPROACH EACH DAY WITH JOY, PEACE, AND THE EXPECTATION THAT GOD

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ALMOST GONE

    “WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOU GET CLOSE TO A MELT DOWN ?”     WHEN PEOPLE GET LOW ON SUPPLY OF SOMETHING MATERIAL, THEY OFTEN PANIC AND FIND A SCAPEGOAT.   BUT WHEN THEY GET LOW ON SPIRITUAL STRENGTH, THEY MERELY ACCEPT IT.  IT IS HUMAN NATURE TO WORRY.  IT IS THE NEW NATURE THAT OVERCOMES THE CHARACTERISTICS OF

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