Digging Up the Past

"Don't sin by letting anger gain control over you. Don't let the sun go down while you are still angry, for anger gives a mighty foothold to the Devil." Ephesians 4:26-27 (NLT)

Square Watermelons

"Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is-his good, pleasing and perfect will." Romans 12:2 (NIV)

What If There Is a Heaven? Part III

"According to the Lord's own word ... the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first. After that, we who are still alive and are left will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And so we will be with the Lord forever." 1 Thessalonians 4:15-17 (NIV)

What If There Is a Heaven? Part II

"Now we know that if the earthly tent [our human body] we live in is destroyed, we have a building from God, an eternal house in heaven, not built by human hands." 2 Corinthians 5:1 (NIV)

What If There Is a Heaven? Part I

"Men of Galilee," they [the angels at the time of Christ's return to heaven after his death and resurrection] said, "why do you stand here looking into the sky? This same Jesus, who has been taken from you into heaven, will come back in the same way you have seen him go into heaven." Acts 1:11 (NIV)

Discovering the Will of God for Your Life

"I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service. And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God." Romans 12:1-2 (NKJV)

I Am the Greatest

"For by the grace given me I say to one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the faith God has distributed to each of you." Romans 12:3 (NIV)

God Uses F-A-T People

"I [God] sought for a man among them who would make a wall, and stand in the gap before Me on behalf of the land, that I should not destroy it; but I found no one." Ezekiel 22:30 (NKJV)

ACTS "Andrew Club"

"One of His [Jesus'] disciples, Andrew, Simon Peter's brother, said to Him, 'There is a lad here who has five barley loaves and two small fish, but what are they among so many?'" John 6:8-9 (NKJV)

God's Time Is Now

"I have become all things to all men so that by all possible means I might save some. I do all this for the sake of the gospel, that I may share in its blessings." 1 Corinthians 9:22-23 (NIV)

We Do Have Choices

"Be shepherds of God's flock that is under your care ... not lording it over those entrusted to you." 1 Peter 5:2-3 (NIV)


More on Projection

"How can you say to your brother,ï½€Brother, let me take the speck out of your eye,' when you yourself fail to see the plank in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother's eye." Jesus in Luke 6:42 (NIV)

Gossip

"There are six things the Lord hates, seven that are detestable to him ... a false witness who pours out lies and a man who stirs up dissension among brothers." Proverbs 6:16,19 (NIV)

Shooting the Wounded

"Praise be to the God ... the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves have received from God." 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 (NIV)

People Who Need People

"One standing alone can be attacked and defeated, but two can stand back-to-back and conquer; three is even better, for a triple braided cord is not easily broken." Ecclesiastes 4:12 (TLB)(NLT)

More About Denial

"Be done with dishonesty ... deception ... and fraud. Long to grow up into the fullness of your salvation." 1 Peter 2:1-2 (TLB)(NLT)

All I Need to Know

"Bear one another s burdens and so fulfill the law of Christ." Galatians 6:2

Going Around in Circles

"Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight." Proverbs 3:5-6 (NIV)

Resolving Impaired Relationships

"Therefore, if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled to your brother; then come and offer your gift." Matthew 5:23-24 (NIV)


Is Psychology of the Devil?

"Behold, You [God] desire truth in the inward parts, and in the hidden part You will make me to know wisdom." Psalm 51:6 (NKJV)




Challenging Fear

"There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The man who fears is not made perfect in love."1 John 4:18 (NIV)

No Guarantee

To the rich man in Jesus' parable who said to himself, "I have plenty of good things laid up for many years. Take life easy; eat, drink and be merry," God said, "You fool! This very night your life will be demanded from you." Luke 12:16-20