The Heart of a Millionaire

Open Doors

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It’s a Matter of Trust

It’s a Matter of Trust

“I want you to trust me in your times of trouble, so I can rescue you and you can give me glory.”Psalm 50:15, TLB When you are in trouble, where do you put your trust? Maybe you are continuing on your skills, money, friends, or power to get you through the trouble....

Jesus Came for the Brokenhearted

Jesus Came for the Brokenhearted

“He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted.” Luke 4:18, NKJV Have you ever had a broken heart?  Doctors today say a broken heart is a medical reality with measurable physical effects. After experiencing stress or trauma, some of the hormones released by the brain...

God Has a Special Assignment for You

God Has a Special Assignment for You

“Many Samaritans from the village believed in Jesus because the woman had said, ‘He told me everything I ever did!’”    John 4:39, NLT What excuses have you been making to avoid being used by God? It doesn’t take years of following Jesus to do what God put you on...

Put Christ at the Center of Your Life

Put Christ at the Center of Your Life

“[God] will give you all you need from day to day if you live for Him and make the Kingdom of God your primary concern.” Matthew 6:33, NLT96 You create balance in your life by learning and living out the principles in God’s Word. It all starts by building your life...

The Crisis of Control

The Crisis of Control

“This left Jacob all alone in the camp, and a man came and wrestled with him until the dawn began to break. When the man saw that he would not win the match, He touched Jacob’s hip and wrenched it out of socket.” Genesis 32:24-25, NLT For many people, wanting to be in...

Living Guilt Free

Living Guilt Free

“He does not punish us for all our sins; He does not deal harshly with us, as we deserve. He has removed our sins as far from us as the east is from the west.” Psalm 103:10, 12 NLT God gives you what you need, not what you deserve. We deserve judgement for our sins...

What Do You Want from Jesus?

What Do You Want from Jesus?

“Jesus asked him, ‘What do you want me to do for you?’ The blind man answered, ‘Teacher, I want to see.’” Mark 10:51, NCV After Bartimaeus chose faith over fear, Jesus asked him an important question, “What do you want me to do for you?” Why do you think Jesus asked...

Choose Faith Over Fear

Choose Faith Over Fear

“’Be quiet!’ Many of the people yelled at him. But he only shouted louder, ‘Son of David, have mercy on me!’ When Jesus heard him, he stopped and said, ‘Tell him to come here.’”Mark 10:48-49, NLT Fear can paralyze your potential, prevent you from reaching out for...

You Can Fight the Feeling

You Can Fight the Feeling

“It was faith that made Moses leave Egypt without being afraid of the king’s anger. As though he saw the invisible God, he refused to turn back.”Hebrews 11:27, GNT Do you ever feel lazy? Sometimes we just want to lie on the couch and be entertained. We don’t feel like...

How to Fight Spiritual Warfare

How to Fight Spiritual Warfare

“For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the Heavenly realms.” Ephesians 6:12, NIV There is more to the world than what you can see...

Get Refueled God’s Way

Get Refueled God’s Way

“Because of the Lord’s faithful love we do not perish, for His mercies never end. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness! I say: The LORD is my portion, therefore I will put my hope in Him.” Lamentations 3:22-24, HCSB What do you do when you are...

Jesus Meets You in Your Storm

Jesus Meets You in Your Storm

“About three o’clock in the morning Jesus cam toward them, walking on the water.”Mark 6:48, NLT Jesus wanted to go off by Himself to pray, so He sent the disciples ahead of Him in the boat to cross the lake. It wasn’t long before they were engulfed by a storm and...

God’s Truth Will Set You Free

God’s Truth Will Set You Free

“If you abide in My word, you are My disciples indeed. And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.”  John 8:31-32, NKJV Nothing changes lives like the Bible. People struggling with addiction find sobriety, the broken find healing, the hopeless...

God Is Working While You’re Waiting

God Is Working While You’re Waiting

“In the morning, LORD, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly.”               Psalm 5:3, NIV When you ask God for help, you can wait with expectation. You pray to a God who honors His promises. He is a good Father who...

Bless Your Opposition

Bless Your Opposition

“All the believers were together and had everything in common. They sold property and possessions to give to anyone who had need.” Acts 2:44-45, NIV No one sacrificed like the people in the early church. These early Christians didn’t just give their money. They were...

Tune into God’s Voice

Tune into God’s Voice

“God does speak - sometimes one way and sometimes another - even though people may not understand it.” Job 33:14, NCV Do you know how to tune into God’s voice? God speaks through the Bible; His will is found in His Word. It shows you the right steps to take, which is...

Be Willing to Be Interrupted

Be Willing to Be Interrupted

“Jesus told him, ‘Go and do likewise.’” Luke 10:37, NIV Love is often inconvenient. If you want to serve like Jesus, be open to interruptions. This means holding on to your schedule with a loose grip. This may be difficult for you! For some people, just the thought...

The Purpose of Frustration

The Purpose of Frustration

“When a fool is annoyed, he quickly lets it be known. Smart people will ignore an insult.”Proverbs 12:16, GNT Some people are so frustrating; they will send you to your knees in prayer. We all get frustrated by different things: a slow driver, a friend who never...

The Importance of Empathy

The Importance of Empathy

“All of you should be of one mind. Sympathize with each other. Love each other as brothers and sisters. Be tenderhearted, and keep a humble attitude.” 1 Peter 3:8, NIV In order to live in harmony with your spouse, your friends, or anybody else, you must have empathy....

Forgiveness is Unconditional

Forgiveness is Unconditional

“Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.” Luke 23:34, NIV Forgiveness may be the most misused, misapplied, and misunderstood quality in our culture. There are a multitude of myths about forgiveness. Here are just a few: forgiveness must be...

Live by God’s Values

Live by God’s Values

“[Moses] regarded disgrace for the sake of Christ as of greater value than the treasures of Egypt, because he was looking ahead to his reward.” Hebrews 11:26, NIV Everyone lives by a set of values. If your values are based on circumstances, events, and other people,...

Bankrupt Without Love

Bankrupt Without Love

“No matter what I say, what I believe, and what I do, I’m bankrupt without love.” 1 Corinthians 13:3, The Message A life without love is wasted. You need to receive God’s love so that it overflows and allows you to love others. You need God’s love because you aren’t...

A Harvest of Blessing

A Harvest of Blessing

“Let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up.” Galatians 6:9, NLT You’re going to walk through different seasons in life and some of them will be difficult. The Bible says, “There is a time...

God Is Truth

God Is Truth

“God shows how to distinguish right from wrong, how to find the right decision every time.” Proverbs 2:9, TLB The way to discover the truth is to start with God, for He embodies truth. What is right and wrong is determined by the character of God Himself. Dishonesty...

Important Versus Necessary

Important Versus Necessary

“Dear Martha, you are worried and upset over all these details! There is only one thing worth being concerned about. Mary has discovered it, and it will not be taken away from her.” Luke 10:41-42 NLT Just because something is good doesn’t always mean it is best. Do...

Your Mind Matters

Your Mind Matters

“Fill your minds with those things that are good and that deserve praise: things that are true, noble, right, pure, lovely, honorable.” Philippians 4:8 What do you fill your mind with? The more you think about something, the more it takes a hold of you. And when you...

Everything You Need Comes from God

Everything You Need Comes from God

“My God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:19 ESV Where do you put your security? Putting your trust in your bank account, your job, or your investments is a recipe for heartache, because you can lose all...

God Gives You Wisdom

God Gives You Wisdom

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take. Don’t be impressed with your own wisdom. Instead, fear the LORD and turn away from evil.” Proverbs 3:5-7, NLT Have...

Discovering Contentment

Discovering Contentment

“It is better to be satisfied with what you have than to be always wanting something else.”Ecclesiastes 6:9, GNT The first step in becoming a content person is to stop comparing your life to everyone else’s. You also must learn to admire without needing to acquire....

Encourage Others

Encourage Others

“Encourage one another and build each other up.”1 Thessalonians 5:11, NIV Encouragers are a rare commodity because we live in a negative culture. It’s easy to be critical or spread gossip in order to tear someone down. Yet God calls us to do the exact opposite. He...

Let God Take the Driver’s Seat

Let God Take the Driver’s Seat

“Anyone who intends to come with me has to let me lead. You’re not in the driver’s seat; I am.”Matthew 16:24 The Message You need to put Jesus in the “driver’s seat” of your life and let Him lead your every decision. Here’s what many of us do: we let him into the...

A Prideful Heart Opposes God

A Prideful Heart Opposes God

“God opposes everyone who is proud, but he is kind to everyone who is humble. Surrender to God!”James 4:6-7, CEV Does this sound familiar? You make plans without consulting God. You think you can do a better job without involving the Creator of the universe. You...

How Do You Know You’re Saved?

How Do You Know You’re Saved?

“It is by grace you have been saved, through faith - and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God - not by works, so that no one can boast.” Ephesians 2:8-9, NIV Your deepest need is salvation from sin because sin is what separates you from God and eternal...

Keep Joy in Your Life

Keep Joy in Your Life

“It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm...You were running a good race. Who cut in on you to keep you from obeying the truth?” Galatians 5:1,7 NIV  Do you remember how you felt when you first became a  Christian? You felt a deep sense of joy and...

Love Is a Choice

Love Is a Choice

“Now choose life...that you may love the Lord your God, listen to his voice, and hold fast to him.”Deuteronomy 30:19-20, NIV God’s love for you is great, but he doesn’t force you to love him back.  It’s a choice: You either love God or thumb your nose at him and go a...

Setbacks Can’t Derail God’s Purpose

Setbacks Can’t Derail God’s Purpose

“Don’t be afraid, Paul, for you will surely stand trial before Ceasar! What’s more, God in His goodness has granted safety to everyone sailing with you.”Acts 27:24, NLT Sometimes a setback is rooted in your own actions. You made a mistake or hurt another person. Maybe...

The Power of Persistent Prayer

The Power of Persistent Prayer

“Stay alert and be persistent in your prayers.”Ephesians 6:18, NLT Why should you be persistent in your prayers, even when you don’t get an answer? Persistent prayers focus your attention. When you pray over and over, it’s not to remind God. It’s to remind you that...

No, Slow, Grow, and Go

No, Slow, Grow, and Go

“You fathers - if your children ask for a fish, do you give them a snake instead? Or if they ask for an egg, do you give them a scorpion? Of course not! So, if you sinful people know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Heavenly Father give...

God’s Answer for Your Fear

God’s Answer for Your Fear

“We know the love that God has for us, and we trust that love...because God’s perfect love drives out fear.” 1 John 4:16, 18 NCV People who are afraid to give their lives fully to God generally give one of three reasons: They are afraid they will lose their freedom,...

New Life in Christ

New Life in Christ

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here.” 2 Corinthians 5:17, NIV Can a butterfly go back into a cocoon after it’s come out? Of course not! Once the caterpillar becomes a butterfly, it is what it is - a...

Failure Can Be Good for You

Failure Can Be Good for You

“A man who refuses to admit his mistakes can never be successful.” Proverbs 28:13, TLB In America, failure is almost the unpardonable sin and we idolize success. That kind of pressure creates major stress on people. It can cause you to be indecisive, a workaholic, and...

God Will Help You Succeed

God Will Help You Succeed

“We plan the way we want to live, but only God makes us able to live it.” Proverbs 16:9, MSG God gives you the freedom to make plans, but it is only through God’s power and grace that you succeed. God equips you to  succeed in everything He calls you to do. God’s...