Category Archives: Perspective

· November 9, 2017

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.
2 Timothy 3:16-17 (ESV)

Scripture is alive and beautiful. Make every attempt to immerse yourself in it. You will learn, be advised, corrected, trained and reminded of the eternal hope we have in our Savior.

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· September 22, 2017

“Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established.”
Proverbs 16:3 (ESV)

This is a great reminder amidst being busy at whatever you put your hands to.

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· August 25, 2017

“Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.”
Revelation 3:20 (ESV)

Sometimes we need to quiet our hearts and minds enough to hear God knocking at the door of our heart. Take some time today to be still, listen and invite God in.

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· July 6, 2017

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.
Philippians 4:13 (ESV)

If you’re trying to do it yourself, take pause. Ask God to give you wisdom, strength and the grace to allow him to do the heavy lifting in His time.

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· June 6, 2017

Work willingly at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people.
Colossians 3:23 (NLT)

Employ this perspective.

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· May 18, 2017

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
2 Corinthians 12:9 (ESV)

Instead of being hard on yourself regarding your weaknesses, look at them from this perspective.

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· March 16, 2017

Those who are hot-tempered stir up strife, but those who are slow to anger calm contention.
Proverbs 15:18 (NRS)

Consider the perspective of others, and be slow to anger.

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· January 6, 2017

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, a time to kill and a time to heal, a time to tear down and a time to build, a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance, a time to scatter stones and a time to gather them, a time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing, a time to search and a time to give up, a time to keep and a time to throw away, a time to tear and a time to mend, a time to be silent and a time to speak, a time to love and a time to hate, a time for war and a time for peace.
Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 (NIV)

Embrace your current season and live it as authentically as you possibly can.

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· November 30, 2016

But who can discern their own errors? Forgive my hidden faults.
Psalm 19:12 (NIV)

It’s impossible to have a truly objective perspective of your own ways. Pray that God would reveal your ways to you, so that you can course correct and best represent Him. Ask Him to guide you in putting solid counsel around you, who are willing to lovingly challenge you to be better.

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· November 28, 2016

“Learn to do good; seek justice, correct oppression; bring justice to the fatherless, plead the widow’s cause.”
Isaiah 1:17 (ESV)

Consider allowing only the above to be the burdens you carry.

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