A Balanced Purpose Part 3

A closer look… While reading about Zacharias’ punishment for questioning God’s messenger, the angel Gabriel, we learn that his punishment would have an expiration date. Luke 1:20And, behold, thou shalt be dumb, and not able to speak, until the day that these things shall be performed, because thou believest not my words, which shall be … Read moreA Balanced Purpose Part 3

Flesh versus Spirit

The flesh is defined as the physical nature of human beings; it also refers to the unaided human effort, the decisions and actions that originate from it. Without realizing it we are making life more difficult. We are striving to maintain all the desires of our flesh by putting idols before God. Now let’s pause … Read moreFlesh versus Spirit

Strive versus Thrive

Read 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 STRIVE~ to devote serious effort or energy to struggle in opposition; to make strenuous efforts toward any goal: to contend in battle or any conflict: resistance. THRIVE~ to prosper; be fortunate or successful. To grow or develop vigorously; flourish: to progress toward or realize a goal despite or because of circumstances.   … Read moreStrive versus Thrive

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