The Paper Clip | God’s Word Today

The Paper Clip | God’s Word Today

“Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us.” – Ephesians 3:20 The next time you feel that your life does not really count, that because you are just a single individual, you cannot do much to right the wrongs in life– remember […]

Responding to Tough Situations | God’s Word Today

Responding to Tough Situations | God’s Word Today

“Do not repay anyone evil for evil.  Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everybody.”  – Romans 12:17 Do you ever face situations when your attitude is a great deal less than what it should be?  You know that you ought to love your enemies.  Jesus told us that!  But the fact is, you don’t, and […]

I Will be with You | God’s Word Today

I Will be with You | God’s Word Today

“Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.” – Hebrews 13:5 Towards the end of his life David Livingstone was brought back to his native Scotland to be honored by his countrymen and the University of Glasgow in particular. There was absolute silence as Livingstone told of his experiences in Africa, his left arm hanging limp at his side, the result of being […]

Making God Look Good (Part 2) | God’s Word Today

Making God Look Good (Part 2) | God’s Word Today

“Father, glorify your name!” Then a voice came from heaven, “I have glorified it, and will glorify it again.” – John 12:26 More than 500 times the word glory is connected to God in the Bible. But what does it mean? You undoubtedly recall that when Jesus was born, angels hovered in the fields outside of Bethlehem and proclaimed, “Glory to God in […]

Making God Look Good | God’s Word Today

Making God Look Good | God’s Word Today

“So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.” – 1 Corinthians 10:31 “Some words were coined especially for use in heaven; such a word is glory,” wrote George Sweeting. But the problem is that those words have to be understood here on earth. Look up the word glory in the Merriam-Webster dictionary and you […]

Guidelines for Making Time Work for You | God’s Word Today

Guidelines for Making Time Work for You | God’s Word Today

“Remember how short my time is:  wherefore has thou made all men in vain?” – Psalm 89:47 KJV “I would really like to do that, but I just don’t have time!”  How often have you heard that?  But even more personal, how often have you said that yourself?  “I just don’t have time.”  The fact is you have exactly the […]

Using Time Wisely | God’s Word Today

Using Time Wisely | God’s Word Today

“See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.” – Ephesians 5:15-16 KJV Richard LeGallienne is credited with saying, “Time’s horses gallop down the lessening hill.”  That is a colorful way of saying, “Time flies.”  The Romans said, “Tempus fugit.”  No matter how you put it, you know what […]

As now, so then, but more so | God’s Word Today

As now, so then, but more so | God’s Word Today

“For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh.” – Ephesians 5:31 A lonesome male went to a singles group in search of a bride. Meeting a lonely, very attractive woman, he said, “Look, I’m pretty ordinary and don’t have much money right now, but my dying dad is a multimillionaire […]

When He Loves us the Most | God’s Word Today

When He Loves us the Most | God’s Word Today

“This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.” – 1 John 4:10 “An infinite God can give all of Himself to each of His children,” wrote A.W. Tozer, continuing, “He does not distribute Himself that each may have a part, but to each one He gives all of […]

Launch Out into the Dark Waters | God’s Word Today

Launch Out into the Dark Waters | God’s Word Today

“And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.” – Hebrews 11:6 Arriving at the fishing spot, the fisherman reached into his tackle box, took a stick of dynamite, broke off the cap and threw it into the water. After a loud explosion, dead […]

Try it Again | God’s Word Today

Try it Again | God’s Word Today

“But because you say so, I will let down the nets.” – Luke 5:5 Nothing is so frustrating as attempting to do something you know is a waste of time and effort. Right? Ask any fisherman who has toiled hour after hour, perhaps throwing his best hardware into the water, gently allowing his lure of bait to drift into the shadows where […]

Ten Ways to Get Your Act Together | God’s Word Today

Ten Ways to Get Your Act Together | God’s Word Today

“Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; a man’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.” – Luke 12:15 Do you feel like you are riding off in all directions, trying to be all things to all people? You just can’t do it all. The following are 10 ways to get your act together. 1. Simplify. […]

The New Year | God’s Word Today

The New Year | God’s Word Today

”The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.” – Deuteronomy 31:8 Beginning a new year is a bit scary. Looking behind we think, What happened to the resolutions we made a year ago—ones which we have not only failed in attaining but can’t even remember what they […]

Give God your Dream | God’s Word Today

Give God your Dream | God’s Word Today

‘And he said to them all, “If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.”’ – Luke 9:23 KJV Unrealized goals and aspirations can keep you chained to the boat and keep you pursuing your dreams rather than moving to the level of significance in life. When Christ calls you to […]

Make God Your Dwelling Place | God’s Word Today

Make God Your Dwelling Place | God’s Word Today

“For in him we live and move and exist.” – Acts 17:28 NLT “God wants to be your dwelling place,” says Max Lucado, continuing, “He has no interest in being a weekend getaway or a Sunday bungalow or a summer cottage. Don’t consider using God as a vacation cabin or an eventual retirement home . . .  He wants to be the one in […]