Posts with the tag “inspire”
Taming the Tongue
by Delman Coates on October 8th, 2023
"When we put bits into the mouths of horses to make them obey us, we can turn the whole animal. Or take ships as an example. Although they are so large and are driven by strong winds, they are steered by a very small rudder wherever the pilot wants to go. Likewise, the tongue is a small part of the body, but it makes great boasts." - James 3:3-5 In life, your tongue plays a very pivotal role. It...
You Don’t Have To Be A VIP
by Ministry Support on July 19th, 2022
“‘My thoughts are nothing like your thoughts,’ says the Lord. ‘And my ways are far beyond anything you could imagine. For just as the heavens are higher than the earth, so my ways are higher than your ways and my thoughts higher than your thoughts.’” - Isaiah 55:8-9 There was a song sung by a husband-and-wife duo Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. in 1976 entitled, “You Don’t Have to be a Star to B...
Start The Year With Gratitude
by Ministry Support on December 31st, 2020
Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. (1 Thessalonians 5:18) There is a subtle distinction in this text when it comes to giving thanks that I believe is very significant. The command is not to simply “be” thankful—that’s an attitude. It is to “give” thanks—that’s an action. Professor Johannes A. Gaertner said: “to speak thankfulness is courteous and ple...
Leading In Faith
by Ministry Support on November 17th, 2020
Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity. – 1 Timothy 4:12 On 60 Minutes a few years ago, Valerie Jarrett told the story of her father, Dr. James Bowman’s first day on the job as a pathologist and geneticist at St. Luke Hospital in Chicago. Because he was black, they told him not to come through the front door on h...
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Keep on TickingStoned but Not StoppedSomeone Needs Your EndingGuaranteed VictoryNext in LineYou’re That ImportantIt’s Not That EasyContinue in the FaithSee It ThemselvesAnyone Can Do ThatSeeing is Not BelievingHERE and NOWThings Not SeenNothing Can Stop YouWill You Stay in The Game?You Never ImaginedYou Can Live...With ItBounce BackYou Don’t Have to WaitYou Don’t Need PermissionHe Can Handle ItA God of ComfortHe Sees YouHe Secures YouHe Shows YouHiding in HolinessFreedom in ChristRoom For a Miracle
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