There is tremendous power in believing in others! When someone genuinely cares and believes in you, you excel. Several years ago a case study was conducted in a school. At the beginning of the school year, two third grade teachers were told crucial information about the class they would teach. One was told the students … Continue reading Believing in others
Life can be tough! There are unforeseen, uninvited, and unwelcome events, news, and heartaches like potholes that fill the road of life. Hitting them can jar your heart. Some are so deep, you may run off the road. It may even seem that things are beyond repair! What do we need? We do not need … Continue reading The Power of Hope!
Racial division is nothing new. The early church grappled with it. Paul wrote the book of Romans to the Gentiles in Rome. He reminded them that Jesus was a Jew. He then reminded the Jews in the Roman church that Jesus accepted Gentiles. When we accept one another, regardless of race, we bring glory to … Continue reading Racial Division
We fulfill our ultimate purpose in life when we seek to please God and accept one another! That leads to unity which facilitates our goal. What is our ultimate purpose in life? To glorify God! We demonstrate the unity, love and grace of God when we have the same mind, accept one another, and seek … Continue reading Fulfill your ultimate purpose
“God wants me to be happy”! Is that true? If so, how can you go to a cross while being happy? Yet, it seems that the enemy has slipped a dangerous and ungodly lie into the minds of God’s people. If we believe God wants us to be happy, then we will do whatever makes … Continue reading Happy?
Believers are called to “build up” not “tear down.” Specifically, Romans 14 refers to how believers treat one another. Jesus taught us to pray for God’s Kingdom to come. What is the kingdom of God? “Righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.” It is impossible to experience the Kingdom while tearing down another … Continue reading Build up!
Every believer will stand before the Judgment seat of Jesus! We will give an account for the stewardship of our lives. That is the motivation Paul uses to urge all believers to stop judging one another. Now clearly, he is not talking about a brother caught in sin. The scripture deals with the inappropriate and … Continue reading Stop Judging, Part 2