“Take heed that you do not do your charitable deeds before men, to be seen by them. Otherwise you have no reward from your Father in heaven.” Continue reading
“Will a man rob God? Yet you have robbed Me! But you say, ‘In what way have we robbed You?’ In tithes and offerings.” Continue reading
I remember when my children would do extraordinary chores around the house.
They might sweep and mop the floor, wash all the clothes, or wash the vehicles.
Then came the announcement of what was done. Continue reading
Luke 6:38 Give, and it will be given to you: good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over will be put into your bosom. For with the same measure that you use, it will be measured back to you.
I was filling the lawn mower with gas the other day. The liquid gurgled right up to the cap. I put the gas can down and went to put the cap back on but my knee bumped the back of the mower and the fuel in the tank burped and the level lowered.
I picked the gas can back up and poured a little more gas while shaking the lawn mower. I got all the trapped air bubbles out that I could to assure a full tank of gas.
Shaking settles things and can allow ingredients and small particles to move closer together allowing for the most volume of the substance. Pressing and packing it down can often achieve the same result.
Jesus says that when you give, you will receive back and it’s been shaken, pressed, and packed down to give you the most!
Jesus wants you to have more than you can handle – not just packed to the top but overflowing!
Cheerful giving leads to grateful getting! And the more you receive – the more you will be able to give.
Abba Father, I believe Your word but sometimes I don’t have faith in it. Increase my faith, in Jesus’ name. YES&AMEN
I only got in on the last round of a new game show called The American Bible Challenge; but I liked it.
Comedian Jeff Foxworthy is the host and mixes a bit of humor with honoring God with questions on Bible knowledge and prize money for a charity. Continue reading
As Meghan turned for home during Saturday’s Ohio Division III girls state meet, she was in last place in the 3,200-meter race with no hope of finishing anywhere near the top. But her last-place finish became the most memorable part of the meet. Continue reading
What is a Christian?
Some believe it’s a wedge to use against believers!
For example, I won’t hand church money over to a family for their electric bill. This is because both parents have cell phones on their sides, both have an automobile, and their home is equipped with Dish Network and Hughesnet. Continue reading