Conquer the Green-Eyed Monster

William Penn said, “The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves.” And Shakespeare called jealousy “the green-eyed monster, which doth mock.”

William Penn said, “The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves.” And Shakespeare called jealousy “the green-eyed monster, which doth mock.”

Right Where You Are

Thursday, August 3, 2017 Right Where You Are Then He said to them, “The harvest truly is great, but the laborers are few; therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest.”—Luke 10:2 It seems, unfortunately, that the church could be compared to a giant football game where 60,000 people […]

Why We Must Care

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 Why We Must Care He said to his disciples, “The harvest is great, but the workers are few.”—Matthew 9:37 It’s amazing how parents can ask their teenagers to clean their rooms or take out the trash, and they’ll say, “I want to, but I’m so busy. I don’t have time.” But […]

In the Fourth Watch

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 01,  2015 Now in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went to them, walking on the sea.— Matthew 14:25 In the Gospels we find a story about Jesus sending His disciples across the Sea of Galilee. As they went on their way, they hit a huge storm that was so severe, they […]

When One Is a Majority

MONDAY, AUGUST 31, 2015 “Do not rebel against the LORD, and don’t be afraid of the people of the land. They are only helpless prey to us! They have no protection, but the Lord is with us! Don’t be afraid of them!”— Numbers 14:9 Sometimes when believers experience a little discomfort or some hardship, the […]

Two Things You Need To Know (. . .Actually Four)

SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, 2015 “And as you go, preach, saying, ‘The kingdom of heaven is at hand.’”— Matthew 10:7 There are two “secret weapons” that God has given the church which are rarely used today. They are not whine and complain. Nor are they protest and boycott. The two secret weapons God has given us […]

The Message Proclaimed

FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2015 “And how shall they hear without a preacher? And how shall they preach unless they are sent? As it is written: ‘How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the gospel of peace, who bring glad tidings of good things!’ “— Romans 10:14-15 From the original Greek, we could translate […]

Who Will Go?

THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 2015 “Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying: ‘Whom shall I send, and who will go for Us?’ Then I said, ‘Here am I! Send me.’ “— Isaiah 6:8 God said in the presence of Isaiah, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for Us?” In a sense, God […]

No Room for Prejudice

AUGUST 26, 2015 Then Philip went down to the city of Samaria and preached Christ to them.— Acts 8:5 Being an effective communicator of the gospel requires a willingness to reach out to people who are different from you. We tend to want to hang around people who look like us, who talk like us, […]