God will Answer!

Wherever we work, at times challenging situations will arise that don’t have simple answers. What do you do when something or someone in your workplace bothers you? What do you do when you find yourself working with people who are lazy, corrupt or dishonest, who don’t follow policy, are gossips, twist the truth, back-stab, are incompetent, rule with fear, make false accusations, manipulate or are bullies? But first – what about you? None of us live a perfectly virtuous life. Continue reading God will Answer!

Keep Listening

God’s thoughts toward you and the words God wants to speak to you are infinite. There is always more that God has to say to you … keep listening! God speaks in the depth of doubts. God speaks in the height of fears. God speaks in the midst of pain. God speaks in the sweetness of joyful moments. When you find yourself in a slimy pit, don’t try to numb the pain with dysfunctional relationships, food, alcohol, shopping, technology, pornography Continue reading Keep Listening

Taste and See

David had returned triumphantly from battle with the Philistines, only to be run out of Jerusalem by a maniacal Saul who wanted to kill him. Leaving behind his wife and Jonathan his best friend, David fled to the King of Gath hoping to find a safe place to stay. Not wanted there and fearing for his life David feigned insanity so that he could escape to the cave of Adullam. Fearful for his life, utterly alone and hiding in a Continue reading Taste and See

God’s Unfailing Love

God’s unfailing love permeates your workplace. God’s unfailing love infuses your home. God’s unfailing love floods every nook and cranny of your life. God’s unfailing love extends to each of your colleagues and customers. The whole earth is drenched in God’s unfailing love. Behind everything that is happening in your life there is a God of love – and that changes everything. Contemplate God’s words and God’s works remind us of God’s unfailing love. God’s words are right and true. Continue reading God’s Unfailing Love

The Voice of the Lord

Do you hear the voice of God who sits enthroned in the heavens above the cacophony of sounds clamoring for your attention in our modern, hyper-connected world? The voice of the Lord can be heard over the waters. At the dawn of creation the powerful voice of the Lord was heard over the waters. God spoke and the world took shape as we know it today. The Israelites heard the voice of the Lord as they stood beside the waters Continue reading The Voice of the Lord

The Lord Watches Over You

I lift up my eyes to the mountains— where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth. He will not let your foot slip— he who watches over you will not slumber; indeed, he who watches over Israel will neither slumber nor sleep. The Lord, high and exalted, seated on his throne watches over you – The Lord, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the I AM who I AM Continue reading The Lord Watches Over You

6 Certainties for a New Year

As we make our plans for the coming year what can those of us who have placed our faith and trust in God know with certainty? 1. The Lord is the Maker of Heaven and earth.  Our journey toward our goals takes place in God’s world. God created this world for us. God reigns supreme over this world. Nothing will happen to us this year that hasn’t first passed through the throne room of heaven. 2. The Lord enables us Continue reading 6 Certainties for a New Year

Look to the Bible

When you are looking for an explanation as to the purpose of your life, look no further than the Bible. There you will learn about your Creator, and discover his great love for you. There you will find a solid rock upon which to build your life; a foundation that does not shift or change with time, government, employment, or other people’s whims. When you look at the world and wonder how the universe came into existence turn to the Continue reading Look to the Bible

Look No Further

Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God (Rom 11:33a NIV) You do not need to look any further! You are known! You are loved! You are secure!   Jesus knows your name. Jesus knows where you live and work. He is fully aware of your social, economic, cultural and political situation. He knows what people are saying about you. He knows exactly how you feel about your work.   This knowledge that Jesus has about Continue reading Look No Further

Wait In Hope

We wait in hope for the Lord; he is our help and our shield. In him our hearts rejoice,  for we trust in his holy name.  May your unfailing love be with us,  Lord,even as we put our hope in you. Ps 33:20-22 Wait in hope for the Lord! May your heart be filled with joy as you trust in God’s holy name!   It is easy in pain or affliction to speak wrong things, or to let roots of Continue reading Wait In Hope