Transformed in My Spiritual Health (Day 3)

“The most important commandment is … you must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your mind, and all your strength.” Mark 12:29-30 (NLT) We hope you are enjoying the Transformed 2.0 series.  So, here is a question.  How do you know which commands are the most important?  The answer may…

Who’s in Charge?

Put God in charge of your work, then what you’ve planned will take place.  Proverbs 16:3 (MSG) We were created in the image of God to be in relationship with Him (Genesis 1:27-28).  Each of us was created for a purpose.  God had a vocation in mind for us when He knit us together.  Some…

Love God and Love Others

Love never gives up. Love cares more for others than for self. Love doesn’t want what it doesn’t have. Love doesn’t strut, Doesn’t have a swelled head, Doesn’t force itself on others, Isn’t always “me first,”; Doesn’t fly off the handle, Doesn’t keep score of the sins of others, Doesn’t revel when others grovel, Takes…

Take Control of Your Thoughts

We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ. 2 Corinthians 10:5 (NIV) Our thoughts determine the course of our lives (Proverbs 4:23).  We can choose to think on good, pure, and lovely things (Philippians 4:8).  We…

Get Serious

“When you come looking for me, you’ll find me.  Yes, when you get serious about finding me and want it more than anything else, I’ll make sure you won’t be disappointed.”  Jeremiah 29:13 (MSG) The Bible reminds us often that whenever we seek God, we will find Him.  The more effort we put into seeking…

Transformed by Renewing Your Mind

Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will. Romans 12:2 (NIV) We were created in the image of God (Genesis 1:27).  We have the ability to change…

Run for the Goal

All athletes are disciplined in their training. They do it to win a prize that will fade away, but we do it for an eternal prize. So I run with purpose in every step.  1 Corinthians 9:25-26a (NLT) An athlete spends a lot of time training.  They spend many hours practicing every day.  Practice happens…

Build Your Muscles

But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me…  Philippians 3:13-14 (NIV) Those who have trained for a marathon know the effort they put into their preparation.  They practice on a regular basis,…

The Reason to Keep Going

But I don’t have the strength to endure.  I have nothing to live for.  Job 6:11 (NLT) Imagine going out to a car and getting in to go for a drive.  You sit in the driver’s seat and start the engine.  However, for this trip, you don’t have a destination in mind.  Without knowing where…