Tag Archives: Follow Jesus

Give Glory To God

We do not live for ourselves…we were created by God with a purpose…our lives are not about us.  Selfishness and selfish behavior are poison in the world…they are harmful to us and to others.  Give and it will be given … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

Everybody makes mistakes, everyone makes poor choices.  There are examples of this throughout history.  The most prominent names in the bible committed sins, except for one.  We are broken, we are weak, we give into temptation and the human race … Continue reading

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Wisdom From Above

What is wisdom?  The dictionary definition is…’the quality of having experience, knowledge and good judgement; the quality of being wise.’  So in order to have wisdom we must have time invested in having experiences, time spent learning to get knowledge … Continue reading

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Persistence

As of last night our area in the upper Midwest has received 16 inches of snow in the last week.  Last night, another 4-5 inches fell and it will continue to snow until this afternoon, we may get more on … Continue reading

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Be Humble

When we take time to reflect and think about how we interact with others and what our relationships with others look like, what do we see?  Are we good listeners?  Do we seek feedback?  How do we handle missteps or … Continue reading

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To Know Him

As it has been said, faith is a journey not a destination.  So what does that mean?  For me it is about making progress, every day.  We learn, we pray, we live, we give thanks, we cry for help, we … Continue reading

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Trust

Why is it so hard?  What are we trusting?  If my foundation of trust is related to how everything affects me…I will have very little trust of others…and they with the same perspective will have very little trust in me.  … Continue reading

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Jesus Is The Only Way

One of my favorite things about faith is simplicity.  It seems to be human nature to try to make things more complicated and difficult then necessary.  To fill life with worry, anxiety, frustration and unhealthy fear.  If we want peace, … Continue reading

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Humble And Gentle

Be respectful…good listener…have compassion…acknowledge others needs.  These are ways we can be one with the Spirit that is within us.  These behaviors are neither common or natural to many people.  Striving for these ways is learning to live differently than … Continue reading

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Follow Jesus

Commitment…dedication…devotion…faithfulness.  Our spiritual growth will show signs of all these things over time.  The faith journey is more than a one time decision to invite Jesus Christ into your heart and life…don’t misunderstand me, that is absolutely the right first … Continue reading

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