THOUGHT: Discipleship is not having people follow you as much as it is lifting others up to see the Lord.
CHALLENGE: “Some people think the best way to lead someone to the Lord is to tell them everything they need to know about God. Instead, open a path of learning by inviting them to your church or give them a Bible. The Lord will supply what they need to follow Him.”
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.”
THOUGHT: The power of reconciliation is stronger than revenge.
CHALLENGE: “It is amazing how forgiveness can change the hearts of two people in conflict. If you are angry with someone, forgive and seek forgiveness. Allow reconciliation to heal your relationship.”
REFERENCE: “If you forgive others for their transgressions, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.”
THOUGHT: “Obstacles don
CHALLENGE: Two of God
REFERENCE: “I will lead the blind on roads they have never known; I will guide them on paths they have never traveled. Their road is dark and rough, but I will give light to keep them from stumbling. This is my solemn promise. “
THOUGHT: “Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph; a beginning, a struggle and a victory. – Mahatma Gandhi”
REFERENCE: “God is always at work for the good of everyone who loves him. They are the ones God has chosen for his purpose, What can we say about all this? If God is on our side, can anyone be against us?”
“Romans 8:28, 31”,
THOUGHT: A truly good person will sell his parrot to the town gossip without moving away.
CHALLENGE: “Make a pledge today to stop talking about others unless it is positive and in praise of. Remember the saying:
REFERENCE: Without wood a fire goes out; without gossip a quarrel dies down.
THOUGHT: “Advice is seldom welcome. Those who need it most, like it least.”
CHALLENGE: Open your mind and your heart today to the constructive ideas of others. Don
REFERENCE: “The way of a fool seems right to him, but a wise man listens to advice.”
THOUGHT: “The hardships of life are sent not by an unkind destiny to crush, but to challenge.”
CHALLENGE: “Remember that God will not send any hardship your way that he has not provided you the strength to handle. When faced with a hardship, accept the challenge and have faith that God will provide you strength equal to the challenge. “
REFERENCE: “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”
THOUGHT: Whatever is in your heart will overflow in your speech.
CHALLENGE: “Does your speech reflect that God is in your heart? If not, let your speech overflow with God
REFERENCE: “As a man thinketh in his heart, so he is.”
THOUGHT: “On days where everything seems to go wrong, remember that help is only a prayer away. “
CHALLENGE: “Can you trust God to hear your cry for help today in a moment of need? God is listening, and if you listen to His response, you will find comfort.”
REFERENCE: “The eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and His ears are open to their cry.”
THOUGHT: “God designed you to be whole and complete, such that every part of your life interconnects with His love and His plan.”
CHALLENGE: “Use at least two parts of your life to show you’re a Christian today. Use your hands to aid, your words to comfort, your ears to listen, your . . . (you fill in the exact acts).”
REFERENCE: “May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.”