Wisdom

Temporary Crowns

It is a fatal mistake to assume that God’s goal for your life is just “material prosperity” or “popular successes.”  The abundant life (successful, full life), has nothing to do with just striving for material abundance, and then disregarding and neglecting the more important matters, like justice, mercy and faithfulness…faithfulness to God and His life design.
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2018...to know "Wisdom"

In the Old Testament, as well as in other writings from the ancient Near East, Wisdom of God, describes and urges “right thinking” and “right actions!” Underlying the biblical Proverbs, is the conviction that God created a” moral” universe. Thus the general principles of “Wisdom” have universal application and are not special instructions to just
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Wise in whose eyes?

One young adult said, ” I choose to drink excessively, but it doesn’t bother me.” Another commented, “Christians try to push young people to believe in their words-or solve everything-just by Bible passages. But it isn’t always like that.” Both these young adults have decided they know more than those with wisdom and experience. They
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The major guideline for making wise choices in 2018

Many ancient cultures conveyed practical advice in brief, but forceful statements, like those in the book of Proverbs. Unlike the proverbs of other societies, which generally focused on how to gain wealth, Israel’s proverbs (we are the new spiritual Israel), are primarily concerned with making choices which honor God. The proverbs sum up insights into
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2018  A new Capacity for fulfillment

“Psalm 51:5 “Behold I was brought forth in sin and shaped in iniquity, and in sin my mother conceived me. The expression, “born in sin and shaped in iniquity,” means that we all had a sinful nature from conception! Certainly, we could not have committed any sins while we were in the womb, but that,
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The 1 Secret You Probably Don’t Know About Outlet Shopping but Should

Lauren Hamer [twitter]  December 20, 2017 People are willing to make the trip if there are deals to score. | It’s not necessarily breaking news that Americans are looking for a deal, but it is interesting that big retailers are using it against you to grow. Today, there are over 12,000 outlet stores across the country,
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The Forgotten Dreams

Trying to remember a dream can be as frustrating as snatching fog! At first the details seem to drift on one’s edge of awareness, and then..it’s gone! Remembering our own dreams after they drift away is hard enough, but telling another person about his own dream is right next to impossible! Daniel, like other heroes
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Evaluations & Measurements...Keeping our Standards up!

It is interesting that Christian believers, do not want to be evaluated; particularly since our standards and performance measurements, are set by God! Lets all be honest and admit it…sometimes we “just get rusty!” God is looking for results! Why? because His Kingdom is Performance-Driven! Remember the expression…’put up or shut up’?! Does your walk matching your talk? Are
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Let every soul be subject unto the “higher powers.” (that means that there are spiritual God-beings, that have great power, strength, knowledge, and can affect the nature and the lives of people!) Every soul must be subject to those powers, which have a superior or higher rank, in the true arena of the universe! Contrary
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Praise will always bring success!!

 Praise will “always” bring success!  Praising God, that is… “Whoever offers praise glorifies me, and to him who orders his conversation right, will I show My salvation.” Psalms 50:23 In any endeavor, any undertaking, we must go to God (Jesus) and do what He directs and how He says to do it! We, meaning those
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What matters most...

“Until you are driven by ‘what matters most’ in life, you  will never find your destiny! Instead, you will always be trying to prove your views to others; and when your view becomes more important than your destiny, you will compromise your future…just to show people around you that you are just as good as
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gifts from hardships

Pain touches everyone. No one is exempt from hardship. On every level of life, there are hardships! So be very careful what you ask for! We don’t ask for hardships, and of course, are usually not welcomed. They’re not something one would plan into their life’s development, but yet, hardships are among our most powerful teachers!
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Over-thinking much???

OVER-THINKING: The art of creating problems that weren’t even there. It is simply a form of Fear, and becomes worse when you mix anticipation, memory imagination and emotion…together.    Over-thinking situations ruins you, ruins the situation, twists things around, makes you worry, and just makes everything much worse than it actually is.   Change your
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"what's your reality?!

Many believers have a reality that is not rooted in God. They are fearful of moving out of where they are in life because of so many anxieties, perceptions and appetites, and thus…their own perceptions have created their own realities! Real as well as false!! In over 35 years as an ordained counselor; as well
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Artificial projection...

Artificial projection is when you hide your flaws, and display a contrary message. It can be a form of defense in which unwanted feelings are displaced onto another person. Anyone can fake the outward but you can’t fake what you are inside! For example: when you wash dishes and cups, which part of the cup needs
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