Tag Archives: burnout

Family; June 23, 2022


1 Timothy 3:5 If anyone does not know how to manage his own family, how can he take care of God’s church? I’ve always been struck by this enormously practical verse. It’s certainly not impossible for a single person to … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, encouragement, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Work of a Minister; June 16, 2022


Colossians 1:28-29 We proclaim him, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone perfect in Christ. To this end I labor, struggling with all his energy, which so powerfully works in me. This is a … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, encouragement, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Eternal Life; November 10, 2021


1 John 5:11-12 And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. He who has the Son has life; he who does not have the Son of God does not have … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, encouragement, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Stress; August 24, 2021


Luke 5:15-16 Yet the news about him spread all the more, so that crowds of people came to hear him and to be healed of their sicknesses. But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed. Jesus was active in … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, encouragement, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

God’s Supply; August 14, 2021


Mark 6:41 Taking the five loaves and the two fish and looking up to heaven, he gave thanks and broke the loaves. Then he gave them to his disciples to set before the people. He also divided the two fish … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, encouragement, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

God’s Invitation; July 16, 2021


Isaiah 45:22 “Turn to me and be saved, all you ends of the earth; for I am God, and there is no other. Throughout the Bible we find statements of this sort, yet the devil’s lie is that God is … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, encouragement, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Zeal of the Lord; July 13, 2021


Isaiah 37:32 For out of Jerusalem will come a remnant, and out of Mount Zion a band of survivors. The zeal of the Lord Almighty will accomplish this. This phrase, “the zeal of the Lord,” appears repeatedly in Isaiah, most … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, encouragement, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

God Cares; June 21, 2021


Psalm 55:22 Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous fall. To be honest, I had forgotten that this was in the Old Testament. I just had Peter’s expression of this … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, encouragement, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Outcome; February 10, 2021


Isaiah 49:4 But I said, “I have labored to no purpose; I have spent my strength in vain and for nothing. Yet what is due me is in the Lord’s hand, and my reward is with my God.” Various passages … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, encouragement, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sabbath; January 16, 2021


Exodus 34:21 “Six days you shall labor, but on the seventh day you shall rest; even during the plowing season and harvest you must rest. When you think about it, this was a very shocking command. In an agrarian society, … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, encouragement, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment