Tag Archives: motivation

God’s Love; May 24, 2022


Romans 5:8 But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. The depth, the magnificence of this chapter, indeed of the whole book of Romans, boggles the mind. It’s no … Continue reading

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Delighting in God; March 17, 2022


Psalm 37:3-4 Trust in the Lord and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture. Delight yourself in the Lord and he will give you the desires of your heart. This Psalm as a whole deals with the … Continue reading

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Praising God; March 15, 2022


Psalm 31:19 How great is your goodness, which you have stored up for those who fear you, which you bestow in the sight of men on those who take refuge in you. This verse was pleasantly set to music a … Continue reading

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A Reason to Live; February 14, 2022


1 Thessalonians 3:8 For now we really live, since you are standing firm in the Lord. I like this verse for two reasons. The first is that it displays a true pastor’s heart. As I wrote yesterday, pastoral ministry isn’t … Continue reading

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Motivation; October 25, 2021


2 Thessalonians 1:11 With this in mind, we constantly pray for you, that our God may count you worthy of his calling, and that by his power he may fulfill every good purpose of yours and every act prompted by … Continue reading

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Pastoral Ministry; October 23, 2021


1 Thessalonians 3:8-9 For now we really live, since you are standing firm in the Lord. How can we thank God enough for you in return for all the joy we have in the presence of our God because of … Continue reading

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Focus; June 26, 2021


Psalm 84:5 Blessed are those whose strength is in you, who have set their hearts on pilgrimage. It’s a little difficult to read Psalm 84 because of all the songs that pop up in my head! It has certainly been … Continue reading

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Fulfilling the Purposes of God; April 7, 2021


John 20:31 But these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name. Here we have the motivation for John writing his Gospel, … Continue reading

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Socialism; March 17, 2021


2 Corinthians 8:12 For if the willingness is there, the gift is acceptable according to what one has, not according to what he does not have. It is fashionable in some circles to claim that socialism originates in the Bible, … Continue reading

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Purpose; November 29, 2020


Ephesians 2:10 For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. I couldn’t begin to count all the people I’ve dealt with who have worried over what … Continue reading

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