On Becoming The New You

“It is God who works in you to will and to do of God’s good pleasure. ” It is said that for almost 100 years, a huge piece of flawed Carrara marble lay in the courtyard of a cathedral in Florence, Italy. Then, in 1501, a young sculptor was asked to do something with it.Continue reading “On Becoming The New You”

Triumph over Traps

Daniel wasn’t sabotaged because he was slothful.  It was his success in whatever position God allowed him to hold that caused him problems.  Success breeds haters as well as supporters. Daniel’s enemies used his faithfulness against him not his work ethic.  They observed him, discovered his routine,  and then set a trap for him. JesusContinue reading “Triumph over Traps”

It’s Time to move to the Next Level

Text:  Deuteronomy 2:1-3 Introduction The children of Israel had taken 40 years to complete a journey, which should have taken only a few days.  God charged them to move into their land of promise, but they refused.  They tried to remain encamped on the top of the Mount Horeb.  And if they couldn’t stay whereContinue reading “It’s Time to move to the Next Level”