I See an Almond Branch

I See an Almond Branch

In Jeremiah chapter 1, God is speaking to Jeremiah and asks him, “what do you see?”  Jeremiah replies, “I see an almond branch.” The Lord wants to speak to us and He has a purpose in the things that He shows us. Continue reading “I See an Almond Branch”

Advertisements

God Habits – Rocky Mountains

God Habits – Rocky Mountains

Today, my wife and I hiked up a mountain in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado. We really enjoyed the view and it was really nice to be outdoors.

The hike was 3 miles up the mountain and then the 3 mile trek to return. The difficulty of the hike was classified as “moderate”. We had missed a cutback in the trail and started going the wrong way for about 30 minutes. That sure made it more fun 🙂 … not. Continue reading “God Habits – Rocky Mountains”

Love Never Fails – I Corinthians 13

Love Never Fails – I Corinthians 13

Chapter 13 of I Corinthians impacted me this week. The chapter talks about “love” and its importance in our churches. The surrounding chapters also give it context and emphasis.

Chapters 12 & 14 are passages on spiritual gifts. There are 9 Gifts of the Spirit that God has given His church (12:8-10). The church is equipped to succeed.

Chapter 13 illustrates the role that “love” (Greek: agape) plays in the operation of the church.

Continue reading “Love Never Fails – I Corinthians 13”

GROW Says Potential – Part 2

GROW Says Potential – Part 2

Continuing on with Part 2 of G-Force #3: Grow…

For Part 1, on Greatness Starts Small and Responsibility is Key, please click here: GROW Says Potential – Part 1

Open Yourself to Advice

No one lives on an island. I do not mean that in a literal sense because of course there are islands with people on them. Instead, it is an illustration to say that we are all dependent on one another. Continue reading “GROW Says Potential – Part 2”

GROW Says Potential – Part 1

GROW Says Potential – Part 1

Have you ever been to the garden store and saw a package of seeds with a beautiful picture of flowers or vegetables presented on the front? Maybe you have thought the same thing that I have, “That looks nice. Gardening must not be thhaaaat difficult.” 

The beautiful picture on the front declares to us, THESE SEEDS HAVE POTENTIAL! The small font instructions on the back of the package though, start to show us that the journey from small to great is not automatic. Growth is on purpose.  Continue reading “GROW Says Potential – Part 1”