Word 4U Today

REACH OUTSIDE YOUR COMFORT ZONE (1)

REACH OUTSIDE YOUR COMFORT ZONE (1)

One author writes: ‘While visiting my parents I needed a haircut, so I went to where my mom goes. As the owner Jim trimmed my hair, we started talking about spiritual things. The more we talked, the more he cut. I ended up with very short hair, but our conversation about ...

Joy Ferdiz

December 5th, 2013

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CLEARLY AND ORDERLY

CLEARLY AND ORDERLY

You will accomplish more through others than you will ever accomplish alone. But you’ll only do it if you’re able to give clear direction. There’s a story about a coach who always communicated his goal to his runners before the race. Just before the starter’s gun sounded he ...

Joy Ferdiz

December 4th, 2013

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‘I AM NOT ASHAMED’ (3)

‘I AM NOT ASHAMED’ (3)

The Psalmist wrote, ‘Uphold me according unto thy word, that I may live: and let me not be ashamed of my hope.’ Our hope comes when Christ comes again! Paul spells it out: ‘We believe that Jesus died and rose again. So we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have

Joy Ferdiz

December 3rd, 2013

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‘I AM NOT ASHAMED’ (2)

‘I AM NOT ASHAMED’ (2)

As a follower of Christ you can also say, ‘For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile.’ Our gospel is not education, knowledge, or sophistication, but salvation. ...

Joy Ferdiz

December 2nd, 2013

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‘I AM NOT ASHAMED’ (1)

‘I AM NOT ASHAMED’ (1)

The Psalmist wrote, ‘They looked to Him and were radiant, and their faces were not ashamed.’ As a Christian, a follower of Christ, that should be your testimony. Because you trust Him, you can say, ‘I am not ashamed’ of: 1) His birth. Mary was His mother, but God was His ...

Joy Ferdiz

December 1st, 2013

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Do Good

Do Good

‘…As we have opportunity, let us do good to all…’ Galatians 6:10 NKJV Your Bible says, ‘Do not forget to do good and to share…’ (Hebrews 13:16 NKJV). ‘To him who knows to do good and does not do it, to him it is sin’ (James 4:17 NKJV). ‘…Those who have believed in God should

Joy Ferdiz

November 30th, 2013

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Top and Bottom God

Top and Bottom God

‘…Underneath are the everlasting arms….’ Deuteronomy 33:27 NKJV Addressing the nation of Israel for the last time, Moses told them, ‘There is no one like the God of Israel. He rides across the heavens to help you…The eternal God is your refuge, and His everlasting arms are ...

Joy Ferdiz

November 29th, 2013

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Today!

Today!

‘…Let him…rely upon his God.’ Isaiah 50:10 NKJV Read this story: One morning a man received four long-distance calls before he could even get out of bed. Everybody had problems they wanted solved ‘right now’. He told his wife that he would skip breakfast, only to discover ...

Joy Ferdiz

November 28th, 2013

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Your Storm Shelter (3)

Your Storm Shelter (3)

‘I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go…’ Genesis 28:15 NIV To prepare for life’s storms you must: 1) Practice self-control. Storms are much harder on the undisciplined and self-indulgent. The illusion that life should be easy, painless, and air-cushioned ...

Joy Ferdiz

November 27th, 2013

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Your Storm Shelter (2)

Your Storm Shelter (2)

‘You have been…a shelter from the storm…’ Isaiah 25:4 NIV To be prepared for life’s storms you must: 1) Know your storm manual. The hymn writer wrote: ‘Standing on the promises that cannot fail, when the howling storms of doubt and fear assail, Standing on the living Word I ...

Joy Ferdiz

November 26th, 2013

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