The Call to Live at Peace Romans 12:18

Short and Sweet, Pure and Simple…Whatever you want to call it, today’s verse is straight to the heart and to the point. Today’s Truth: Romans 12 :18 “If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.” Your part is always...
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Be interested in others Romans 12:15

Something is missing in our relationships. In this fast paced, cyber, twitter, facebook,  internet, texting culture…we have lost the art of connecting with real people. We still interact socially but it is often on a surface level. And, though there is a time and place for...
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Bless those who persecute me? Romans 12:14,17

Many people are wondering what “WILD” is all about. I admit it sounds a bit crazy and that I too did not resonate with the wild theme at first either. But, the “theme” and idea did not happen as a brainstorm for a new book series, it came as a direct call...
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Practice hospitality Romans 12: 13

Hospitality is quickly becoming a lost art. Often thought of as just having someone into our home, hospitality is much more than that. Webster’s defines hospitality as: Treating guests with warmth and generosity. Oops! It doesn’t say anything about inviting people...
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How am I to "be"? Romans 12:12

Scripture points us in a direction that is easier said then done. We often view what is instructed in a passage as a new “list” that we must try very hard to complete, in order to pass the test of perfection. This is not the purpose of Scripture. Rather, it is to be a...
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Sincere and Genuine Romans 12:9-10

Can a simple day be extraordinary? Can a casual smile, a friendly hug or a question to show interest in another persons life really mean that much? Is the effort it takes to be in relationships worth it? Apparently God thinks so. He is the author of people and relationships. And,...
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Every part important, Every person gifted… Romans 12:4-8

Funny how you don’t realize the importance of your little finger until you cut it so badly that it hurts with every bend and every flinch. That is what happened t me last weekend.  As I was preparing for my step-daughter’s graduation party I was rushing around and...
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Encouraged to Have a Biblical View of Self Romans 12:3

On the trail again and realizing that the more Scripture I read,  the more I come to recognize that Biblical Truth is absolutely counter to what the culture teaches us. In the world that we live in we are encouraged to think highly of ourselves. To think much of our abilities and...
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Conformed to the World? Romans 12:2-3

Yesterday we looked at the truth that it is pleasing to God to offer the whole of us, our bodies, our physical selves, the part of us that is heart, soul, strength and mind…to God. This IS what pleases God and is considered worship. Worship? I thought worship was singing a...
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Living Sacrifice? Romans 12:1

Have you ever wondered why things are as they are? Things like… how does  grass stand so tall, and why is it green? How do the clouds get their perfectly puffed design and what holds them in place? How do the stars light up the night? How does my body work…there are...
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