Real hospitality. "Then Jesus said to the man who had invited him, “When you give a lunch or a dinner, don’t invite only your friends, your family, your other relatives, and your rich neighbors. At another time they will invite you to eat with them, and you will be repaid. Instead, when you give a
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It's like that fuse on the Mission Impossible intro. Something bad happens and the fuse is lit. You work it out and pinch the fuse and the fire goes out. Something else bad happens and because you didn't replace the fuse with forgiveness last time you don't get to start the discussion of its resolution
"The most powerful life is the most simple life..." - "Walk with the Savior" by Max Lucado. It doesn't take much for life to get complicated. Simplification = Replication. The simpler your life, the easier it is for you to pass it on. "Mac truck philosophy" Being a good steward of my job means looking
"Everything that is hidden will be shown, and everything that is secret will be made known. What you have said in the dark will be heard in the light, and what you have whispered in an inner room will be shouted from the housetops." - Luke 12:2-3 A pastor once told us as youth that
"‘Father, may your name always be kept holy. May your kingdom come. Give us the food we need for each day. Forgive us for our sins, because we forgive everyone who has done wrong to us. And do not cause us to be tempted.’” - Luke 11:2-4
"I don’t trust my bow to help me, and my sword can’t save me. You saved us from our foes, and you made our enemies ashamed. We will praise God every day; we will praise your name forever." - Psalm 44:6-8 You have foes. You have enemies. What will you do?
On the way home from church tonight:Me: Max, I love you. Max: I love you to the moon, Daddy! Me: I love you to the stars, Max! Max: I love YOU to the stars, Daddy! It was a little difficult to see the road there for a bit. Mommy must've taught him that. He's amazing!
Jesus said, "There was a rich man who always dressed in the finest clothes and lived in luxury every day. And a very poor man named Lazarus, whose body was covered with sores, was laid at the rich man's gate. He wanted to eat only the small pieces of food that fell from the rich
"The officer who carried Jonathan's armor said to him, "Do whatever you think is best. Go ahead. I'm with you." - 1 Samuel 14:7 Anybody catch the officer's name? Luke wrote the book of Luke and the book of Acts. I dare you to find his name in the text of either of them. "Jonathan
How greatly can God use what little you have? “So the followers did this, and all the people sat down. Then Jesus took the five loaves of bread and two fish, and looking up to heaven, he thanked God for the food. Then he divided the food and gave it to the followers to give