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Do You Want It Now or Later?

Be careful not to do your "acts of righteousness" before men, to be seen by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven. —Matthew 6:1

Openness to the Spirit

And blessed is he, whosoever shall not be offended in me. —Matthew 11:6, KJV

God's Math

The man who plants and the man who waters have one purpose, and each will be rewarded according to his own labor. —1 Corinthians 3:8

The Power of the Word

When Jesus had finished saying these things, the crowds were amazed at his teaching, because he taught as one who had authority, and not as their teachers of the law. —Matthew 7:28-29

Snuff Out Gossip

Without wood a fire goes out; without gossip a quarrel dies down. —Proverbs 26:20

Today's Servant of Christ

God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them. —Hebrews 6:10

How to Handle Jealousy

For since there is jealousy and quarreling among you, are you not worldly? ... The man who plants and the man who waters have one purpose, and each will be rewarded according to his own labor. —1 Corinthians 3:3, 8

Wait to Succeed

Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. —James 1:4

Joy Is Coming

Those who sow in tears will reap with songs of joy. He who goes out weeping, carrying seed to sow, will return with songs of joy, carrying sheaves with him. —Psalm 126:5-6

A Life in the Spirit

But as for me, I am filled with power, with the Spirit of the Lord . . .—Micah 3:8

How to Recognize God

When Jacob awoke from his sleep, he thought, "Surely the Lord is in this place, and I was not aware of it." —Genesis 28:16

Remedy for Burnout

The bolts of your gates will be iron and bronze, and your strength will equal your days. —Deuteronomy 33:25

As God Forgave You

Be kind and compassionate to one an­other, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. —Ephesians 4:32

What Really Matters

We, however, will not boast beyond proper limits, but will confine our boasting to the field God has assigned to us, a field that reaches even to you. —2 Corinthians 10:13

I Am Loved!

"I have loved you," says the Lord. —Malachi 1:2

Put God First

Anyone who loves his father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; anyone who loves his son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me. —Matthew 10:37

What's in a Name?

A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold. —Proverbs 22:1

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