No Time To Pray? Poem

Think you don’t have time to pray in the morning?  Take a moment to read this powerful poem.

No Time To Pray

I got up early one morning

 And rushed right into the day;

I had so much to accomplish

That I didn’t take time to pray.


Problems just tumbled about me,

And heavier came each task,

“Why doesn’t God help me?” I wondered.

He answered, “You didn’t ask.”


I wanted to see joy and beauty,

But the day toiled on gray and bleak;

I wondered why God didn’t show me;

He said, “But you didn’t seek.”


I tried to come into God’s presence;

I used all my keys at the lock;

God gently and lovingly chided,

“My child you didn’t knock.”


I woke up early this morning,

And paused before entering the day;

I had so much to accomplish

That I had to take time to pray.

~ Unknown

Did you take time to pray today?

Free Downloadable Bible Reading Chart

Use this simple downloadable chart to track your Bible reading.

Daily Bible reading is an essential activity for every Christian. Your progress should be tracked and recorded. There are many ways to accomplish this, but for most people, a simple chart is enough.

This resource is a chart instead of a schedule. A Bible reading schedule will tell you what chapters to read on specific days. I have used many of them over the years.

In contrast, this Bible Reading Chart simply gives you the chapters of the Bible with no schedule or reading recommendations. You can read on your own schedule and mark off the chapters you have read.

It is designed for 8.5″ x 11″ paper. It can be folded in half to fit inside your Bible.

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Happy New Year 2019

Happy New Year to you and your family!

A new year is an exciting time. It signifies the end of one chapter in your life and the beginning of a new one. Many people start of the year excited about resolutions and makeovers, but most of those commitments don’t last. Here are a few articles from the past that will help you start 2019 off right.

Thank you for allowing me to be part of your life. I pray that I can help you reach your potential for God and change your world in 2019.

We have an exciting announcement of some opportunities we hope will enrich your life coming within the next week. You won’t want to miss them.

May God bless you as you serve him this year!  

Have a blessed holiday.

Paul

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New Year - New You: You Can Change

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Merry Christmas!

I pray that you have a blessed Christmas Holiday with friends and family.

“And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.  For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.”

Luke 2:10–11

May God’s riches in Christ Jesus be evident in your life as you follow Him!

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

The Circle of Gratitude and Glory

Giving thanks changes us and glorifies God.  If such a small thing has that much of an impact why don’t we do it more often?  You will after learning this truth.

For all things are for your sakes, that the abundant grace might through the thanksgiving of many redound to the glory of God.”  2 Corinthians 4:15  

Thanksgiving is an essential theme in the Bible.  Humans are different people when they are thankful.  Thanksgiving changes our heart and affects our community.

Do you know why you should give thanks?

Do you know how to give thanks?

We see a circle of Gratitude and Glory in our text verse.  Let’s break in down into three elements.

1. God Gives Abundant Grace.

This is a Bible Truth.  Also, it is the reality of our experience.

What is grace?  Here are a few simple definitions.

Grace– unmerited favour;  power of God to do His will;  God giving us what we don’t deserve.

His grace is Amazing!  (As the song says.)

This verse reminds us that His grace is abundant also!  What does the word “abundant” mean?  Here are the English and Greek definitions.

Websters – An American Dictionary of the English Language 

ABUND´ANT, a. Plentiful; in great quantity; fully sufficient; as an abundant supply. In scripture, abounding; having in great quantity; overflowing with.

Strong’s – A Concise Dictionary of the Words in the Greek Testament and The Hebrew Bible 

4121.  πλεονάζω plĕŏnazō, pleh-on-ad´-zo; from 4119; to do, make or be more, i.e. increase (trans. or intrans.); by extens. to superabound:—abound, abundant, make to increase, have over.

Those definitions paint a fantastic picture.  God gives us more grace than we could ever use!  Think about your life.  Consider the countless things that God does for you that you could never earn.  He gives them because He is good.

2 Corinthians Chapter four can be divided into a list of God’s Abundant Grace. (more…)