Discipleship – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Never mistake a clear view for a short distance.

Challenge:

If we sincerely seek God’s will, He will make our path clear to us. Be mindful that your journey may not always be short or easy. As you go along, continuously pray that God will be with you so that your view of the future will remain clear.

Reference:

For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that men are without excuse. Romans 1:20 (NABRE)

Evangelism – Daily TAGline

Thought:

God’s job is to give – our job is to nurture, grow and spread His gifts.

Challenge:

Does your life reflect this job description? Review how effectively you cultivate and spread the gifts God entrusted to you. Think of at least one thing you can do better today to act on your responsibilities.

Reference:

So it is with you. Since you are eager to have spiritual gifts, try to excel in gifts that build up the church. 1 Corinthians 14:12 (NABRE)

Discipleship – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.

Challenge:

Believing Christ is our Savior is the most important thing we can do. Once accomplished, believe, really believe you can lead a life that would make him proud – now go out and do it.

Reference:

“Yes, Lord,” she told him, “I believe that you are the Christ, the Son of God, who was to come into the world.” John 11:27 (NABRE)

Courage – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Try not to become a man of success but a man of value.

Challenge:

Although our present culture encourages success at all cost, Christ taught us that our “treasures in heaven” have much more value. Pray for the inspiration to set aside something that has earthly value to make room in your life for something that has heavenly value. God will show you the way.

Reference:

Godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come. 1 Timothy 4:8 (NABRE)

Character – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God knows of us.

Challenge:

The next time you become concerned about what an acquaintance or co-worker thinks of you, Think About God and imagine what He thinks about you. Focus on developing a good character and your reputation will follow.

Reference:

We also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given us. Romans 5:3-5 (NABRE)

Integrity – Daily TAGline

Thought:

If you plant honesty, you will reap trust.

Challenge:

Remember that honesty is one of the Ten Commandments. Begin making it a habit today and develop a trust fund that you always count on to grow.

Reference:

You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor. Exodus 20:16 (NABRE)

Discipleship – Daily TAGline

Thought:

No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.

Challenge:

Today, you will have many opportunities to show others that you follow Christ. Make certain in the way you act and speak, you are reflecting what Christ has taught you. Strive to be great in God’s eyes.

Reference:

Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity. Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone. Colossians 4:5-6 (NABRE)

Character – Daily TAGline

Thought:

The human body was wisely designed; we neither pat our own backs nor kick ourselves too easily.

Challenge:

Find a happy medium in your self esteem. Take inventory of your strengths, use them for good, but do not boast. Give yourself some slack on your weaknesses and use your energy to improve in those areas rather than wasting your time focusing on the negative.

Reference:

The King of Israel answered, “Tell him: ‘One who puts on his armor should not boast like one who takes it off.’ ” 1 Kings 20:11 (NABRE)

Love – Daily TAGline

Thought:

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will be a better place.

Challenge:

Ask the Holy Spirit to help you to show others your love for them rather than your control over them. Do this every day and you will see a much better world around you.

Reference:

Teach me to do your will, for you are my God; may your good Spirit lead me on level ground. Psalm 143:10 (NABRE)

Comfort – Daily TAGline

Thought:

It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.

Challenge:

If you have a load to carry, make certain you carry it with help from our Lord. He doesn’t promise to take your load away, but he does promise to make it easier to carry.

Reference:

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” Matthew 11:28 and 11:30 (NABRE)