Surrender What Jesus Uncovers

“And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns” (Philippians 1:6 NLT). It takes years for us to grow to adulthood, and it takes a full season for fruit to mature and ripen. The same is... Continue Reading →

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Your Choices Control Your Calendar

We are each responsible for our own conduct” (Galatians 6:5 NLT). Your choices are far more powerful than your circumstances. You may not like how complicated your life has become. But with few exceptions, no one is forcing you to keep your life complicated.You have the power to simplify your life. In fact, God expects us... Continue Reading →

Comparing Always Leads to Coveting

“It is better to be satisfied with what you have than to be always wanting something else” (Ecclesiastes 6:9 GNT). The first step in becoming a contented person is to stop comparing yourself to others. The problem is that comparing is America’s favorite indoor sport! We naturally do it all the time.You walk into somebody’s house,... Continue Reading →

Nothing Worthwhile Is Ever Easy

Let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up” (Galatians 6:9 NLT). There are many things that work to keep us from completing our life missions. Over the years, I’ve debated whether the worst enemy is procrastination or discouragement.... Continue Reading →

Your Life Is Shaped by Your Thoughts

“Be careful how you think; your life is shaped by your thoughts” (Proverbs 4:23 GNT). God is far more interested in changing your mind than changing your circumstances.You want God to take away all of the problems, pain, sorrow, suffering, sickness, and sadness. But God wants to work on you first, because transformation won’t happen in... Continue Reading →

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