Contributed on Jan 2, 2013
God wants to transform us from loss-avoiders to champions.
Avoiding Loss or Becoming a Champion? (Judges 6:1-32) 1. Loss aversion means instead of playing to win, we play not to lose. We get much more misery from losing $100 than we get joy from being given $100. One authority writes; 2. “For example, ever wonder why retail clothing stores have ...read more
Contributed on Dec 24, 2021
The New Year is an opportunity not only for us to improve our physical health, it is also an opportunity for us to develop our spiritual health and thus experience His joy between and around the gloom.
2022: Aspiring in Bleak Times (Psalm 16) 1. Some people observe New Year’s traditions, others do not. Joey Adams shares his blessing for the New Year with us: “May all your troubles last as long as your resolutions.” 2. Someone defined a New Year’s resolution as “something that goes in one year ...read more
Contributed on Jan 8, 2018
I can guarantee that all of you will do most of the things I am about to enumerate, and I can pretty much suppose that most of you will do the rest. Here is your likely future for next year.
Four Things You Will Very Likely Do in the Coming Year 1. We tend to remember people who succeed in predicting the future, forgetting that for every “hit” there are many “misses.” 1) "Man will never reach the moon regardless of all future scientific advances." -- Dr. Lee DeForest, ...read more
Contributed on Jan 3, 2022
Many decisions are major crossroads, others less but sill significant; trying to reverse them only may make matters worse in the long run. Therefore, we need to ponder our decisions, using God-honoring caution.
Too Late: Decisions Which Cannot Be Undone (Numbers 14:20-45) 1. We make small decisions all the time, and they can affect the direction of our lives. Take this true story: “When I was a kid, my mom, my cousin, my sister, and I were all about to go to my great grandma's house from my ...read more