Don’t Lose Heart

“And He said to them, ‘What are these words that you are exchanging with one another as you are walking?’ And they stood still, looking sad.” – Luke 24:17 Ever have an idea about something that ultimately goes almost opposite of what you expected?  A man applies to go to Harvard, but ends up selling insurance instead. A tired young …

Waiting

Commit yourself to the Lord; let Him deliver him; let Him rescue him, because He delights in him. – Psalm 22:8 It always is best to place our faith and trust in God. No matter what the situation may be, we can’t lose when the focus of our heart is set on Jesus. If anyone knew what it felt like to …

Live for Others

Not one of us lives for himself, and not one dies for himself; for if we live, we live for the Lord, or if we die, we die for the Lord; therefore whether we live or die, we are the Lord’s. For to this end Christ died and lived again, that He might be Lord both of the dead and …

Investing in People

I say to you, make friends for yourselves by means of the wealth of unrighteousness, so that when it fails, they will receive you into the eternal dwellings. – Luke 16:9 In our economy today it’s very important to start saving for retirement early. Those who think only of today will just spend money, but those who consider the future will …

The Obedience of Christ

He humbled Himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross. – Philippians 2:8 In taking on the mind of Christ, we are to follow His example of obedience to the will of the Father. The night before Jesus was to be crucified, He prayed in the garden of Gethsemane, “Not My will, but Yours be …