Ever feel like you just don't quite fit in here on earth? Turns out, that's actually OK - you can still be on the right path, even when it looks different from those around you.
Followers of Jesus don't just rest - we must rest up to get out and do more work for His kingdom.
What happens when we think that we know all about God?
We remember that Jesus arrived with a message of peace and glory. This same peace and glory followed Him.
If the Bible says that we will be rewarded for our actions, how should that impact our motivation and our decisions?
What can we call upon when we are out of our own resources?
What if we could be recognized with a grand entrance into somewhere better than any place on earth?
If we can't wait to get home from a trip to see our family, how much greater will the anticipation be of going home to see our Lord and Savior?
Where can we keep what is valuable, where it won't be subject to the decay and corruption of this fallen world?
Fire can roast marshmallows or burn up our kitchen. How should we expect the fires of holiness and trials to impact our own lives?
Sometimes, we just need to clean up from one activity, before moving on to the next.
In this world, not everything is perfectly clear. However, there is hope for clarity in the future.
If we know that there are colors we can't replicate on a computer screen, what amazing things await us from the author of the universe?
Can we become so focused on our preparations for this earthly life that we forget to prepare for the eternal?
I like to acquire "stuff", but how do we focus our efforts on the use of it for lasting good, rather than just the accumulation of it.
John 3:16 is a well-known verse of the Bible. It's a great summary of God's love for us. However, taken together with the two following verses, it becomes part of an even bigger message.
Some chapters of our life may feel like a poorly-written book or bad movie, but the wise king Solomon realized that the best approach in life was to follow God.
Once we have accepted Jesus' gift of payment for our shortcomings, and chosen to follow Him, we no longer have to live in fear.
While we may miss our departed loved ones, those who follow Jesus will actually get a head-start on being with Him.
Rather than seeking out the "lesser of two evils", Paul the apostle was conflicted by having two excellent alternatives.