Contributed by Dennis Fite on Nov 27, 2014
I once heard Dr. Robert Jeffress express his advice to those not ’feeling’ thankful.
"I have found that it is a lot easier to act yourself into a feeling than it is to feel yourself into an action."
From his wise statement I have surmised that the very act of giving thanks or expressing
THE WORLD IS MINE.
God allowed the Children of Israel to wander in the wilderness because of a COMPLAINING SPIRIT that was never satisfied with anything from God. God demands that we cast off the complaining spirit in Philippians 2:14 -- "Do all things without murmuring or
Contributed by Glynda Lomax on Dec 27, 2014
“Gratefulness is the key to a happy life that we hold in our hands, because if we are not grateful, then no matter how much we have we will not be happy - because we will always want to have something else or something more.” - David Steindl-Rast
Everyone likes to feel appreciated. I remember a
THE DAILY NEEDS OF ISRAEL IN THE WILDERNESS
The 40-year wilderness wandering by Moses and the Israelites must be one of the biggest miracles in the Bible, yet we take it for granted. Think about the metrics of their dire situation:
FOOD: God’s people had to be fed daily. Feeding 3 to 3 1/2
enry Ward Beecher said something truly helps us here. “If one should give me a dish of sand and tell me there were particles of iron in it, I might look for them with my eyes and search for them with my clumsy fingers and be unable to detect them; but let me take a magnet and sweep through it and
No civilization has ever been entirely able to delete rumors of land beyond. These rumors of a lost Eden come to us in stories, poetry, flashes of joy, aching desire which are, as CSL recognized: “the sent of a flower we have not found, the echo of a tune we have not heard” (Weight of