“Then the master told his servant, ‘Go out to the roads and country lanes and make them come in, so that my house will be full'” (Luke 14:23)

April 11, 2011

We have been commissioned to deliver Christ’s Kingdom Banquet invitations. Are you giving them out? Because Jesus wants His house full.

“Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go” (Joshua 1:9)

April 10, 2011

Where are you terrified (anxious/worried) today? Where are you discouraged? Remember that the Lord is with you. The enemy can’t stop us, but we can stop ourselves. Be strong and courageous and depend on God!

“And David shepherded them with integrity of heart; with skillful hands he led them” (Psalm 78:72)

April 9, 2011

Great leaders have both character and competence. Don’t make the mistake of promoting/electing without both. Those desiring to lead should vigilantly protect their integrity and humbly study to sharpen their leadership skills (Leaders are readers).

“They are a nation without sense, there is no discernment in them” (Deut.32:28)

April 8, 2011

Words from Moses’ last song. A generation after he died, the words came true. Has this American generation forgotten what our forefathers knew? Are we a nation “without sense?”

“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also” (Luke 12:34)

April 7, 2011

What do you treasure most? House, car, clothes, jewelry, computer, or money in the bank? Do your possessions possess you? Or do you use your possessions to win friends for the Kingdom? What you value reveals your heart condition.

“I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life, so that you and your children may live and that you may love the LORD your God, listen to his voice, and hold fast to him” (Deut.30:19)

April 6, 2011

This clarifies the choice we all must make. If only all could see this as clearly. Choose life!

“Reckless words pierce like a sword, but the tongue of the wise brings healing” (Proverbs 12:18)

April 5, 2011

Some recklessly scatter words throughout the day injuring everyone within earshot. Others have yielded their tongues to the Lord and wisely dispense life and blessing. Ask God to tame your tongue.

“’Martha, Martha,’ the Lord answered, ‘you are worried and upset about many things, but only one thing is needed. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her’” (Luke 10:41-42)

April 4, 2011

Are you a Mary or a Martha today? Have you made the Lord your one thing or are you worried about many things?

“Jesus, full of joy through the Holy Spirit, said, ‘I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to little children'” (Luke 10:21)

April 3, 2011

When the 70 returned from witnessing, the Lord was overjoyed. That’s what you feel when you share the gospel, the joy of Christ!

“If a man guilty of a capital offense is put to death and his body is hung on a tree, you must not leave his body on the tree overnight… because anyone who is hung on a tree is under God’s curse” (Deuteronomy 21:22-23)

April 2, 2011

Christ was accursed that we might be blessed. He took our death and offers His life!