Leviticus 25:35 “If one of your brethren becomes poor and falls into poverty among you, then you shall help him, like a stranger or a sojourner, that he may live with you.” It looks like God is speaking here about someone who is facing unprecedented change in their live. Perhaps someone who has lost everything and became poor. Maybe it wasn’t even their fault. Whatever the cause of this sudden change, let’s reach out to them and help them get on their feet again, if we can. Can you think of someone? Maybe the Lord is bringing someone to mind [...]
Read you Bible every day, read good inspirational & godly books, and spend some quality time with Jesus. It will help you to grow spiritually and to react to all the changes happening in your life with the right attitude. Every blessings!
Leviticus 19:10 “And you shall not glean your vineyard, nor shall you gather every grape of your vineyard; you shall leave them for the poor and the stranger: I am the Lord your God.” Here we see God providing a way for the poor to find food. He instructed the farmers to not pick every single grape from their grapevine. Instead, they were to leave a few behind so the poor could come in after the workers had left and glean from the leftovers. Can you think of someone today, someone right next to you, someone in need that you [...]
If you've ever prayed, "God, I'm serious about serving You, please use me in your service" God has taken you seriously and that prayer should be followed by action. God has given us our marching orders; in Mark 16:15 Jesus instructed us, "Go into all the world (all YOUR world) and preach the gospel to every person". Think about it today! God bless You!
In the book of “If you lend money to any of My people who are poor among you, you shall not be like a moneylender to him; you shall not charge him interest.” Can you think of someone to help them on their feet today? Could it be someone right next to you? Why don’t you do something extraordinary to express God’s love? Bless someone today by helping them with their meal or take someone for a cup of coffee and just encourage them in the Lord. God bless You!
Russell Moore wisely said; "As we become more attuned to the Gospel, we will have more of a burden for orphans!". We just want to thank You so much for having these orphans close to your heart! Your love for God and orphans knows no limits!
Life is really simple. But we insist on making it complicated (Confucius) Life is made up of choices Our hectic professional & personal lives are our choosing. Most of us go through life focusing on – Conquering the next mountain Making the next deal Running the next errand Knowing we’ll never have enough time to get it all done Yet there is all the time in the world if we realize we are the creators of the life we choose. Think about it ! Life is a series of choices, and being free from stress is one of those choices. If our work and [...]
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A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him” – David Brinkley Too many people when coming under attack crumble when instead they could view that attack or criticism as a way to grow and mature and come back stronger. Brinkley nails this aspect. Good or Positive Stress “Eustress” – from Greek word for “good” This will motivate us to better ourselves. Like an athlete who loses and uses that pressure to better himself to win next time. Distress This is bad and causes the body and mind to FIGHT [...]
These are times of great stress, think about it for a moment The economy is weak & getting weaker and the money is diminishing in value. Tensions between nations are growing and wars are breaking out more and more. The future looks bleak and people are discouraged and losing hope everywhere.Families are in distress, relationships in the home are under great strain or sickness is creeping in. What IS stress? Stress is the body and the mind’s response to CHANGE and then change is the most constant thing around us isn't it? Stress is part of life, If we are alive, we grow. [...]