Plans

In speaking about goals Oswald Chambers says, “When you discern where the goal leads, you will understand why it is so necessary to keep “looking unto Jesus” (Hebrews 12:2)… My worth to God publicly is measured by what I really am in my private life. Is my primary goal in…

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As Yourself

The words “Love your neighbor as yourself” can be found in many verses throughout the Old and New Testament. Lev 19:18, Matt 19:19, 22:39, Mark 12:31, Rom 13:9, Gal 5:14 and James 2:8. As with all scripture we need to examine the surrounding verses to get the full context. Such…

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Benefiting Others?

Simple question. Is your spiritual gift benefiting others? We all have been placed where we are and given gifts to benefit others. 1 Corinthians 12:7 tells us, “But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to each one for the profit of all“. Are people profiting from your gift(s)? God knows exactly…

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The Easy Way

Oswald Chambers says, “It is easier to serve or work for God without a vision and without a call, because then you are not bothered by what He requires. Common sense, covered with a layer of Christian emotion, becomes your guide.” To live and serve this way makes it easy…

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Freedom

Galatians 5:13 HCSB For you were called to be free, brothers; only don’t use this freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but serve one another through love. The Greek word eleutheria; (to be free or liberty) means: true liberty is living as we should not as we please Anyone…

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God Speaks

A challenge from Oswald Chambers today. Perhaps from God Himself too? “You speak with us,…but let not God speak with us….” (Exodus 20:19) We show how little love we have for God by preferring to listen to His servants rather than to Him. We like to listen to personal testimonies,…

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Courage

Men, where is your courage? Not rude, overbearing actions but real courage. Courage to do the right thing regardless of the cost. Courage to read God’s word and absorb it, to act on it. What fear had gripped you so strongly as to have haulted your movement in the right…

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God is Calling

Jam 1:22 — Jam 1:24 But be doers of the word and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. Because if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man looking at his own face in a mirror. For he looks at himself, goes away,…

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