Miser Mentality

Miser Mentality

Tis the season for giving! There are bright lights and beautiful trees with ornaments everywhere.  I walked into several stores recently and experienced sticker shock. As we all know prices have gone up this year, but as a bargain shopper I am always looking for a good sale. A sale with an added coupon is even better, but looking at some of these prices it made me want to turn around and walk right out of the store.  This made…

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A Gift from Above

A Gift from Above

Matthew 1:23 – Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us. Be encouraged!

The Truth Is

The Truth Is

Is there anyone in your life that can tell you the truth? I mean the real truth, the ugly or harsh truth that you really don’t want to hear? Do you reject truth? Is it offensive to you? Have you cut people off because of it? Why is truth so hard to receive? Well, truth can be uncomfortable. Truth can be messy. Truth is an offense to some. Truth is not popular and can go against popular opinion. Does that…

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Don’t Worry

Don’t Worry

God doesn’t want us to worry. When situations arise that cause worry, it’s time to fight to take control of our minds. We have a choice in this situation. One option is to continuously think about the issue and work it over and over in our minds trying to determine the whys and the hows, etc. This can cause anxiety, doubt, fear, and panic to set in. It doesn’t normally result in a positive outcome. The other option is to…

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A Strong Wind

A Strong Wind

Matthew 14:22-32 (NIV) After miraculously feeding thousands of people, Jesus instructed his disciples to get in a boat and go ahead of Him to the other side of a lake. After they left He took some time alone to pray before heading out at evening to meet them. When evening came the boat was quite a distance away, and the Bible says the boat was buffeted by the waves because the wind was against it. But Jesus miraculously walked on…

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