“But what does it say? “The word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart” (that is, the word of faith that we proclaim); because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.” (Romans 10:8–9, ESV) What you believe will shape your future. Our beliefs shape our attitudes. Our attitudes govern our plans. Our plans produce the fruit in our lives. Beliefs are foundational. We have limiting beliefs. Some of us may believe that they are too old to accomplish anything worthwhile. Others may believe that we are … [Read More...]
Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one. You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. (Deuteronomy 6:4–6, ESV) I've got a quiz for you. Fill in the blanks below for the 10 Commandments (click here for print version): 10 Commandments Quiz 1st Commandment You shall have no ___________ ____________. 2nd Commandment You shall not______________ the________________ of the Lord your God. 3rd Commandment Remember the _____________ ___________ by keeping it … [Read More...]
“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.” (Jeremiah 29:11, ESV) On September 10, 2001, the world was different. So many things would change the next day. Those of us who were alive to experience that day will never forget. Jeremiah 29:11 was written to a people whose world had also changed. It was written to the people from Judah who had been exiled to Babylon. They were living as prisoners in a foreign land. No doubt, these exiles desired to go back to their previous life when they lived in the freedom of … [Read More...]
40 Things to Give up for Lent
This is post that started it all and led to the creation of Greater Things Today. Discover 40 Things to give up not just for Lent, but for the rest of you life.
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This list is different. It is not the typical things like soda or chocolate. These are things truly worth giving up. There is one for each day of the season. And these are things to give up not just for Lent, but for the rest of your life.
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