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Be Kind

Be Kind

Ephesians 4:31-32
Get rid of all bitterness, rage, anger, harsh words, and slander, as well as all types of evil behavior.
Instead, be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you.

We heard these verses in church Sunday. It was a nice reminder to exude the same kindness and mercy to others that Christ gives to us.

People aren’t always going to say or do things that we like, but it’s important to remember that we’ve done the same – more than a few times. God is still kind to us, so we should do our best to be kind to others.

Have a great day.

Yes or No?

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How can you say yes to Jesus and not do what He asks you to do?

That was a question posed to a group of us the other day, and it just might make you think for a minute or two.

This really is a good question. We can say yes to Jesus by asking for our sins to be forgiven and saying that we’ll follow Him…but when it comes down to it, are we really doing what He is asking us to do?

Maybe so. But, maybe not.

This question has me thinking and has me praying that I’ll do whatever He wants me to do with this life. After all, it’s not mine, it’s His.

I get in the way so much by thinking about my plans, my this and my that. What about you? Is it His plan or your plan? Is it yes or no?

Hope this message finds you well. I’m believing in great things here and believing the same for you, too!

Have a great day.

God is / I am

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I heard this message at church the other day.

It was a reminder to keep all three of these premises in mind, when thinking about God.

God is great, God is holy, God is love.

With those in mind, we should also remember what we are in this picture.

I am small, I am not (holy), I am safe.

With this perspective, we fear God but do not live in fear. It was a very timely message, considering all that has been going on in the world.

God is great! I am small.

God is holy! I am not.

God is love! I am safe.

Have a great day, everyone.

Do Something Great

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Heard a great message at church recently. The emphasis behind it was what you see in the picture above.

So many times, we as people say we’ll get around to giving what we have to God – time/talent/treasure – when we have more of it. But, we need to get away from that mentality.

God says, take what you have now and do something great with it!

Don’t have time to do things for God? Make time. He will make it worth your while, I promise.

Feel like you don’t have much to offer God when it comes to your talents? He thinks otherwise. You’ve been blessed uniquely with ways to give of yourself that are important and needed.

Going to give money to the church or something for God’s purpose only once you have enough money? Why not give now? He will multiply what you give.

Rick Warren explains it pretty well, here:

“If you keep a seed in a sack, it does no good, but if you plant it, it multiplies. For example, when you plant just one watermelon seed, you get a bunch of watermelons with hundreds of seeds in them. In the same way, God multiplies whatever you give him.”

So, don’t wait. You can make a big impact and do something great, no matter where you are in life right now!