Category Archives: Order

· July 31, 2017

“The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.”
2 Peter 3:9 (ESV)

Be patient. The Lord’s timing is perfect.


· January 27, 2017

Wait for the LORD; be strong and take heart and wait for the LORD.
Psalm 27:14 (NIV)

Be strong and wait. The Lord is faithful.


· February 9, 2016

You have let go of the commands of God and are holding on to human traditions.
Mark 7:8 (NIV)

Don’t let traditions get in the way of following God’s commandments.



· November 20, 2014

After that, he taught daily in the Temple, but the leading priests, the teachers of religious law, and the other leaders of the people began planning how to kill him. But they could think of nothing, because all the people hung on every word he said.
Luke 19:47,48 (NLT)

We hear messages from all different directions; let us remember to hang onto the words that Jesus said.


· November 18, 2014

And there was a man named Zacchaeus. He was a chief tax collector and was rich. And he was seeking to see who Jesus was, but on account of the crowd he could not, because he was small of stature. So he ran on ahead and climbed up into a sycamore tree to see him, for he was about to pass that way.
Luke 19:2-4 (ESV)

Let us be bold, willing to tackle our shortcomings at all costs in order to see Jesus!


· November 7, 2014

But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead.
Philippians 3:13b (ESV)

Let us learn from the past, and move on to what lies ahead.


· November 6, 2014

Now the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear him. And the Pharisees and the scribes grumbled, saying, “This man receives sinners and eats with them.”
Luke 15:1,2 (ESV)

If we truly want to be good stewards of representing the body of Christ, let us not be grumbling, judgmental Pharisees.


· November 5, 2014

Other seeds fell on rocky ground, where they did not have much soil, and immediately they sprang up, since they had no depth of soil, but when the sun rose they were scorched. And since they had no root, they withered away.
Matthew 13:5,6

It is vital that the roots of your character are planted deeply. Surround yourself with wise council and stay accountable so that you don’t wither and scorch under pressure.


· November 4, 2014

Your attitude should be the same that Christ Jesus had.
Philippians 2:5 (NLT)

Consider this simple instruction.


· November 3, 2014

Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.
Philippians 2:3,4 (ESV)

Follow these instructions.