Tuesday, December 1

Tag: bible

Personal Life

Hungry?

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory. John 1:14 Jesus is The Word. If you were to approach the Bible like we approach Jesus think how alive it would become to you.  "In Him (The Word) was life" John 1:4.  The words of the pages of this book can be alive to us. It has the power to change your life as Jesus did to first save you.  Confess with your mouth and believe in your heart and watch your life transform and the world around you shift. Get started: Make a Plan: Choose a bible translation you like, a regular time & place to read your bible and pick a bible reading schedule (see YouVersion for ideas) - plans build habits that build your life. Vary your Read:  Read large sections – get the overview, culture, stories, God’s master plan.  Read
Personal Life

Revelation in context

"I was watching in the night visions, And behold, One like the Son of Man, Coming with the clouds of heaven! He came to the Ancient of Days, And they brought Him near before Him. Then to Him was given dominion and glory and a kingdom, That all peoples, nations, and languages should serve Him. His dominion is an everlasting dominion, Which shall not pass away, And His kingdom the one Which shall not be destroyed." Daniel 7:13, 14 NKJV This is without doubt a magnificent vision of Christ, His glory and rule. However, it is good to understand that Daniel as a Jew would have had some understanding of the concept of a Son of Man. He knew of a Messiah to come and may have very well known Him to be God's son. His vision then of the glorious rule and dominion of God's son came in this context....
Personal Life

Old Ways bring New Days

Instead you thrill to God's Word, you chew on Scripture day and night. You're a tree replanted in Eden, bearing fresh fruit every month, Never dropping a leaf, always in blossom.  Psalm 1:2,3 The Message To be consistent is to be a rock. Consistent use of your gift will cause you to shine. A consistent character will cause you to be strong. Consistency is getting up at a routine time. Eating 3 meals each day. Going to work early on a regular basis. Making those client calls each morning. Being around the people who need you and who build your world. Praying and reading the bible as a routine not just as an inspiration. Going to Church regularly not just when you feel you 'need it'. Paying your bills at the start of the month, not 'if I have something left over'. If you wa