Contributed on Mar 17, 2021
Jesus is alive, so be sure and be glad. Be sure of a glorious future and be glad even in times of grief today.
Several years ago, Health and Human Services sent a letter to a resident of Greenville County, South Carolina. The letter said, “Your food stamps will be stopped, effective March, because we received notice that you passed away. May God bless you. You may reapply if your circumstances change.” (S. ...read more
Contributed on Mar 24, 2021
To live a life worth living, anticipate the Father’s grace, imitate the Father’s character; and respect the Father’s judgment and love.
How do you know if you’re getting old? Perhaps, Greg Laurie can help us answer that question. He says: You know you're getting old when you actually look forward to a dull evening at home. You know you're getting old when your mind makes commitments your body cannot keep. You know ...read more
Contributed on Apr 8, 2021
If you want to be truly restored to fly to new heights of holiness, taste God’s love and crave God’s Word. Then love God’s people with His love.
On June 23, 2001, the Boeing company finished a labor of love—the complete restoration of the last existing 307 Stratoliner. It was the world's first pressurized commercial airliner. A New York company used a vintage loom to reproduce the original Pan Am wall fabric. An interior company put ...read more
Contributed on Apr 15, 2021
If you want to overcome your fear of introducing people to Jesus, KNOW that you are part of God’s holy temple and God’s special people, designed to be a living display of His greatness. Then BE the witness God has called you to be.
The abbot of a monastery called a novice into his office and instructed him to give the homily at the next morning's chapel. The novice was struck with fear. The next morning, chapel came. He stood in the pulpit. The brothers were there. His hands were trembling. His knees were knocking. His ...read more
Contributed on Apr 22, 2021
Submit to all human authority, because of Christ, because of your critics, and because you are free!
At the spring 2000 opening of the Florida Senate, Donald L. Roberts, president and CEO of Goodwill Industries, offered a prayer. I think you’ll appreciate the candor of it. In part, this is what he prayed: Holy and Eternal God, it must be great to be God, to get what you want—when you want it—how ...read more
Contributed on Apr 28, 2021
Submit even to a ruthless and unjust boss and so experience grace and fulfill your calling.
After a year’s worth of good, hard work, some employers like to provide a year-end bonus for their employees. Now, most employees appreciate those bonuses, but there are some who inwardly groan at what their employer gives them. Just a few years ago (December 6, 2014), a reporter for the BBC, ...read more
Contributed on May 5, 2021
Submit to your mate, and so win him and woo him with an irresistible inner beauty.
If you have ever assembled a piece of IKEA furniture with a spouse, you will appreciate this short video, called “Things never said by couples assembling IKEA items.” Now, there is a couple of places where some foul language is used, so please be forewarned. Take a look. (Show video: “Things never ...read more