MOTIVATE ME: Happiness Habit: Investments in Eternity

  “Though I appreciate your gifts, what makes me happiest is the well-earned reward you will have because of your kindness.” (Philippians 4:17 LB) Every time you’re generous, you invest in your eternal home. Jesus called this principle “storing up treasure in Heaven.” He actually used this phrase six times in the Bible! Any time … More MOTIVATE ME: Happiness Habit: Investments in Eternity

MOTIVATE ME: Happiness Habit: Your Faith Grows With Your Generosity

“Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done.” (Philippians 4:6 NLT) Every time you show generosity, you strengthen your faith. Why is that? Because when you take something and, instead of using it on yourself, you use it to help others, then … More MOTIVATE ME: Happiness Habit: Your Faith Grows With Your Generosity

POWER THOUGHTS: Happiness Habit: Become More Like Jesus By Giving

“Don’t look out only for your own interests, but take an interest in others, too. You must have the same attitude that Christ Jesus had.” (Philippians 2:4-5 NLT) Everything in your life is a gift of God, because God is generous. God wants his children to become like him. He wants you to learn that … More POWER THOUGHTS: Happiness Habit: Become More Like Jesus By Giving

POWER THOUGHTS: Happiness Habit: Giving Reveals Your Heart

“I once thought these things were valuable, but now I consider them worthless because of what Christ has done.” (Philippians 3:7 NLT) Every time you give, you reveal what matters to you. Tell me how you spend your money and your time, and I’ll tell you what matters most to you. Your schedule might reveal … More POWER THOUGHTS: Happiness Habit: Giving Reveals Your Heart

POWER THOUGHTS:Happiness Habit: The Power of Grateful Prayers

“Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. If you do this, you will experience God’s peace.” (Philippians 4:6-7a NLT) In Philippians 4:6-7 we find one of the most difficult verses in the entire Bible to obey: “Don’t worry about anything; instead, … More POWER THOUGHTS:Happiness Habit: The Power of Grateful Prayers

BLOGGING THRU THE BIBLE: Book of Job {Resources for Job 38-42}

This is it! Our final full week in the book of Job!  Wow – that flew by!  This week we will read chapters 38-42. These are some of my favorite chapters in all of the Bible!  I can’t wait to reflect on them together! All of the resources for the final 5 chapters are included … More BLOGGING THRU THE BIBLE: Book of Job {Resources for Job 38-42}

BLOGGING THRU THE BIBLE: Introducing the Book of MARK

Spring is almost here and I am SO excited to announce our next study! We begin our study in the Gospel of Mark on Monday, March 7th! Our Bible Reading Plan will line up nicely with Easter. This book is perfect as we prepare our hearts for Good Friday and Resurrection Sunday. This study will … More BLOGGING THRU THE BIBLE: Introducing the Book of MARK

MOTIVATE ME: Happiness Habit: Sing Your Thanks to the Lord

“Sing out your thanks to him; sing praises to our God.” (Psalm 147:7a LB) Learning to thank God for what he has given us is an important part of our spiritual journey. So how do you make gratitude to God an important part of your life? One of the most important ways to do so … More MOTIVATE ME: Happiness Habit: Sing Your Thanks to the Lord

MOTIVATE ME: Happiness Habit: Say Thanks for Answered Prayer

“O Lord, now I have heard your report, and I worship you in awe.” (Habakkuk 3:2a LB) If you want to hear God speak, then worship God. In other words, thank him for being a part of your life and for being interested in the details of your life. Thank him for answering your prayers: … More MOTIVATE ME: Happiness Habit: Say Thanks for Answered Prayer