Thought:The happiest of people don’t necessarily have the best of everything; they just make the most of everything.
Challenge:Start making the most of everything beginning today. A positive attitude is the first and most important step toward happiness and the best part is: is it is often copied when encountered.
Reference:If you make the Most High your dwelling— even the LORD, who is my refuge- then no harm will befall you, no disaster will come near your tent. Psalm 61:9-10 (NABRE)
Thought:The journey of faith is a steady, daily walking along the path of God for your entire life.
Challenge:TAG – Think About God. Make an effort each day to strengthen your faith. Have you invited God to walk with you today?
Reference:You ought to say, “If the Lord wills, we shall live and do this or that.” James 4:15 (NABRE)
Thought:Music is the bridge between earth and Heaven.
Challenge:At church this weekend join in the musical celebration with the rest of the congregation. Let God’s message flow out in harmony with your fellow Christians.
Reference:Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom, and as you sing psalms, hymns and spiritual songs with gratitude in your hearts to God. Colossians 3:16 (NABRE)
Thought:It’s OK to say MERRY CHRISTMAS !
Challenge:Christians can take a stand and proclaim to our communities that Christmas is not just a winter holiday focused on materialism, but a “holy day” when we celebrate the birth of our Savior. We can do it in a gentle and effective way by greeting others with a “Merry Christmas” and including it in all your correspondence including emails. MERRY CHRISTMAS – from the TAGteam!
Reference:But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, you have found favor with God. You will be with child and give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give him the throne of his father David, Luke 1:30-32 (NABRE)
Thought:You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
Challenge:You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
Reference:This service that you perform is not only supplying the needs of God’s people but is also overflowing in many expressions of thanks to God.
2 Corinthians 9:12 (NABRE)
Thought:Confide in God in the little as well as the great. You will find that he does not fail.
Challenge:Confide in God in the little as well as the great. You will find that he does not fail.
Reference:Power belongs to God.
Psalm 62:11 (NABRE)
Thought:The heaviest thing I can carry is a grudge.
Challenge:The heaviest thing I can carry is a grudge.
Reference:All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation.
2 Corinthians 5:18 (NABRE)
Thought:Service is the rent we pay for living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Challenge:Service is the rent we pay for living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Reference:Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not men.
Ephesians 6:7 (NABRE)
Thought:Jesus Christ knows the things you’ve done wrong, but He did not come to rub them in. He came to rub them out.
Challenge:Jesus Christ knows the things you’ve done wrong, but He did not come to rub them in. He came to rub them out.
Reference:In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace
Ephesians 1:7 (NABRE)