Category Archives: lives

JUST A BOX OF CRAYONS

JUST A BOX OF CRAYONS While walking in a toy store The day before today, I over heard a Crayon Box With many things to say. “I don’t like red!” said Yellow. And Green said, “Nor do I!” And no … Continue reading

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LESSONS ON LIFE

LESSONS ON LIFE   There was a man who had four sons. He wanted his sons to learn not to judge things too quickly. So he sent them each on a quest, in turn, to go and look at a … Continue reading

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The Final Exam by charles stanley

The Final Exam Matthew 25:31-40 Pay attention because there will be a test later.” Upon completing their schooling, most people are relieved not to have to hear those words anymore. Well, your testing days are not quite over, because God … Continue reading

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what’s the Purpose…

A Poem I don’t know how to say it, but somehow it seems to me, That maybe we are stationed where God wants us to be. That the little place I’m filling is the reason for my birth, And just … Continue reading

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God’s View of Mankind by charles stanley

God’s View of Mankind HEBREWS 2:6-18 To understand the purposes and ways of the Lord, we need to comprehend His perspective of mankind. So often, we rely on our human viewpoint instead of trying to see ourselves through His eyes. … Continue reading

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CAN YOU SLEEP WHEN THE WIND BLOWS?

CAN YOU SLEEP WHEN THE WIND BLOWS?       Years ago a farmer owned land along the Atlantic seacoast.  He constantly advertised for hired hands. Most people were reluctant to work on farms along the Atlantic. They dreaded the awful storms … Continue reading

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External Causes of Discouragement by charles stanley

External Causes of Discouragement Colossians 3:21 Discouragement can hit us from many angles, depleting our energy and productivity. Wise believers will learn to detect its sources in order to avoid this paralyzing effect. Today, let’s examine some external causes. 1. … Continue reading

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The Nature of Discouragement by charles stanley

The Nature of Discouragement Psalm 16:7-11 Discouragement is a powerful, destructive force. Before we can understand how to rid our lives of this deadly landmine, we must recognize its harmful nature. Understand that discouragement… 1. Is something we choose. Nobody … Continue reading

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Dealing With Discouragement by charles stanley

Dealing With Discouragement Psalm 42:1-8 How can we conquer discouragement? Let me suggest nine specific steps: 1. Look within. Prayerfully examine yourself for the underlying cause. 2. Admit that you are discouraged. It’s easy to avoid, ignore, or lie about … Continue reading

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a Letter from GOD….

My Dear Child, You may not know me, but I know everything about you. (Ps 139:1) I know when you sit down and when you rise up. (Psalm 139:2) I am familiar with all your ways. (Psalm 139:3) Even the … Continue reading

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