February 12, 2018

“You have no right to anything you have not pursued.

For the proof of desire is in the pursuit.” --Mike Murdock

We should never give up on what we know we should do. Overnight success usually takes around ten years.  The “person of the hour” spent many days and nights g...

February 6, 2018

I am sure that we all have those days where we trip and fall, making us feel discouraged. In fact, I am sure that everyone has days where they simply lack the motivation to keep pushing toward their goals.
I, too, have plenty of days when I am discouraged, overwhelme...

January 29, 2018

“Our past should be cremated not embalmed…”

No one has ever backed into prosperity.  You can’t have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all day long. You see yesterday has passed away forever and is beyond our control.
According to Edmund Burke, “The...

January 9, 2017

Salvation- the act of saving; preservation from destruction, danger or great calamity. (1828 Noah Webster Dictionary) Our lives are filled with choices each and every day. Some choices are very simple while others are very difficult. The greatest choice that anyone wil...

January 3, 2017

“No matter what you did in the past, your future is spotless!”
 John R. Rice

I’m sure you have heard of a man by the name of Babe Ruth. He was known for holding the record for most home runs hit, but what many don’t know is he also held the record for most strike-outs....

December 5, 2016

“Is prayer your steering wheel, or your spare tire?”

--Corrie Ten Boom

The greatest tool we have as a Christian is prayer, but it is also the least used tool we have. So many times we use prayer as a spare tire or a 911 line. We only pray when everything is going wrong....

November 29, 2016

Proverbs 18:21 “Death and life are in the power of the tongue:”

It has often been said that your tongue can get you into more trouble in 30 seconds than you can get out of in 30 years. The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something...

November 7, 2016

“You are a success when you have made friends with your past, are focused on the present, and are optimistic about your future.” --Zig Ziglar

What is success? I’m sure we all have a different definition of success, but I love this quote by Zig Ziglar. We all have a past...

October 31, 2016

“Courage doesn’t mean you don’t get afraid. Courage means you don’t let fear stop you.”

Last week we looked at David and Goliath. We noted that David had a singular courage the day he faced the giant Goliath. Today, I want to look at the success of David’s courage. When...

October 24, 2016

Probably one of the first Bible stories we remember as a kid was the story of David and Goliath. I have always found the story to be very interesting. How could a young man that was a novice when it came to the battle field defeat a well trained giant? Goliath’s height...

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