Cast It Away

“Casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you.”     1 Peter 5:7 NKJV The word “casting” pictures a fisherman throwing his net into the sea to catch fish. He knows he won’t succeed by carrying his net, but … Continued

How God Works (3)

“Taking him by the right hand, he helped him up.”                 Acts 3:7 NIV A few important observations: (1) Peter allowed God to change his plans.  “Peter and John were going up to the temple at the time of prayer–at three … Continued

Mind Management (3)

“For we are God’s workmanship.”                Ephesians 2:10 NIV Your mind is the doorway to your heart, and when a questionable thought arises, you always have a choice.  You can throw the door open and let it in, or do what … Continued

Are You A “Stephen”? (2)

“Choose… men… full… of the Spirit.”     Acts 6:3  NKJV Stephen was also chosen for leadership in the New Testament church because he was “full of… the Holy Spirit” (v.5 NIV). Why is that important? Because Jesus said to His disciples: … Continued

Thinking And Acting Like Jesus (3)

“Leaving you an example that you should follow in his steps.”    1 Peter 2:21 NIV If you’re serious about becoming like Jesus, examine your heart, then examine His: (1) His heart was pure.  He was cared for by women, yet … Continued