As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace: whoever speaks, as one who speaks oracles of God; whoever serves, as one who serves by the strength that God supplies--in order that in everything God may be glorified through Jesus Christ. To him belong glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen. —1 Peter 4:10-11 Our nation is plagued by workaholics. People put in all kinds of hours at their jobs, and then come home with barely e
“When they saw the star, they were filled with joy! They entered the house and saw the child with his mother, Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him…Matthew 8:10-11 Everyone worships at Christmas. There are no exceptions to this. Christians worship. Atheists worship. Skeptics worship. Republicans worship. Democrats worship. Independents worship. Everyone worships at Christmas, but not everyone worships God at Christmas. Some worship material things, which they never seem
31 What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us? Romans 8:31 Psychologists have discovered something like 645 different known fears that people can have. Fear is a universal problem -- and it takes away our joy. But here’s the good news: You don’t have to be afraid. You have God on your side! With God on your side, you don’t need anything else. God plus one equals a majority. What’s your greatest fear? Is it embarrassment? Losing your mind?
"But don’t just listen to God’s word. You must do what it says. Otherwise, you are only fooling yourselves" - James 1:22 God wants to help us control our anger. To be angry but not sin. Anger management is ultimately a function of spiritual maturity. As we grow and develop in our relationship with God by living a consistent Christian life, we will be able to control our anger and use it as a gift from God. This takes time and discipline and often requires help from others. Wh