Category Archives: Perspective

Review of 2014–Perspective–This world is not our home

My focus for 2014 was perspective, primarily seeing the world from God’s point of view.  I wanted to look at my life and the world around me through the eyes of God.  This year was a rough year for the world. … Continue reading

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Grumbling destroys us

1 Corinthians 10:10  And don’t grumble as some of them did, and then were destroyed by the angel of death. Paul warned the Believers in Corinth about grumbling and complaining.  We grumble when we focus our attention on what we … Continue reading

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Are you surprised when God answers prayer?

Acts 12:14-15 When she recognized Peter’s voice, she was so overjoyed that, instead of opening the door, she ran back inside and told everyone, “Peter is standing at the door!”  “You’re out of your mind!” they said. When she insisted, they decided, … Continue reading

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Change your focus to enhance your faith

Luke 24:13  That same day two of Jesus’ followers were walking to the village of Emmaus, seven miles[a] from Jerusalem. The two followers missed the significance of the Resurrection because they were focusing on their disappointments and problems.  They were so … Continue reading

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Count the cost before making commitment

Luke 14:28  “But don’t begin until you count the cost. For who would begin construction of a building without first calculating the cost to see if there is enough money to finish it?” A building may be left uncompleted if the … Continue reading

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Assess the cost or trust in God?

John 6:5-7 Jesus soon saw a huge crowd of people coming to look for him. Turning to Philip, he asked, “Where can we buy bread to feed all these people?”  He was testing Philip, for he already knew what he was … Continue reading

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Are we helping people or becoming stumbling blocks?

John 5:10 so the Jewish leaders objected. They said to the man who was cured, “You can’t work on the Sabbath! The law doesn’t allow you to carry that sleeping mat!” The Pharisees witnessed a mighty miracle–the healing of a man … Continue reading

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