Serving and Sitting (Luke 10:38-42)

While they were traveling, [Jesus] entered a village, and a woman named Martha welcomed Him into her home.  She had a sister named Mary, who also sat at the Lord’s feet and was listening to what He said.  But Martha was distracted by her many tasks, and she came up and asked, “Lord, don’t You care […]

God’s love is the source of your holiness

God’s Hope For Your Heart from 1 Thessalonians 3 GOD’S LOVE IS THE SOURCE OF YOUR HOLINESS And may the Lord make you increase and abound in love for one another and for all, as we do for you, so that He may establish your hearts blameless in holiness before our God and Father, at the […]

God wants blessings to flow through your life

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 2 Corinthians 9 GOD WANTS BLESSINGS TO FLOW THROUGH YOUR LIFE And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work.  (2 Corinthians 9:8) God is not a stingy giver.  He […]

God’s Spirit is your access to God’s blessings

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 1 Corinthians 2 GOD’S SPIRIT IS YOUR ACCESS TO GOD’S BLESSINGS Now we have received not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, that we might understand the things freely given us by God.  (1 Corinthians 2:12) All throughout the Bible God promises blessings for […]

God’s blessing is already yours

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Luke 15 GOD’S BLESSING IS ALREADY YOURS But he was angry and refused to go in.  His father came out and entreated him, but he answered his father, “Look, these many years I have served you, and I never disobeyed your command, yet you never gave me a young […]

Will you receive what God wants to give?

Scripture Notes on Luke 15 “But he was angry and refused to go in. His father came out and entreated him, but he answered his father, ‘Look, these many years I have served you, and I never disobeyed your command, yet you never gave me a young goat, that I might celebrate with my friends. […]

Jesus wants you to receive

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Luke 12 JESUS WANTS YOU TO RECEIVE “Fear not, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the Kingdom.  Sell your possessions, and give to the needy.  Provide yourselves with moneybags that do not grow old, with a treasure in the heavens that does not […]

God’s love is the source of your holiness

Scripture Notes on 1 Thessalonians 3 And may the Lord make you increase and abound in love for one another and for all, as we do for you, so that He may establish your hearts blameless in holiness before our God and Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all His saints. (1 […]

Work the Gift

When I was a boy, my dad had me mow the lawn each week. But…