And God has stooped down, offering His Son to us, exchanging His righteousness for our sin. In Christ, God stooped down to make us great!
There is a weed that looks similar to wheat until maturity when it bears no fruit. Some will question whether the seed was good. Others will want to pull up the weeds. But the purity of the church is the Lord’s job. Ours is to grow and bear fruit.
Whether enslaved or in prison, Joseph was faithful. Stop complaining about your boss or your situation. Bloom where you are planted. And God will give you favor with those over you.
What makes us withhold good? Are we afraid we won’t have enough? Do we wonder if they deserve good? What good is within “your power to act?” Do the good you’ve been empowered to do!
When Jesus withdraws from a place, we should follow. No effective work can be done without Him. Troubling question: Would you notice His leaving?
God is still offering name/identity changes to those who seek Him. What’s your name?
With these words, Jesus encouraged His disciples not to worry about God’s awareness of their situation. God knows us better than we know ourselves.
Have you ever felt like the Psalmist? Observing the news, media and politics of our land, do you despair? Don’t. Elijah thought he was the only one faithful in his generation, but God always has a remnant. Perhaps He is calling you to pray and call fire down from heaven.
How often we go through life thinking like Jacob. Yet, our God is present. We are not alone in the wilderness. God is there.
Worship – to ascribe worth. Honor – to place high value on or pay homage. Does the way you use your wealth bring honor and worship to God?