Posts Tagged "delight in the Lord"

Mastering Life Through Overcoming Greed

»Posted by on Jan 20, 2014 in mastering life | 0 comments

Mastering Life Through Overcoming Greed

What exactly is greed and where does it come from? Recently, the Lord was dealing with me on an issue. Something marvelous and amazing had happened in my life and I wanted more of that same experience; however, there was no direct way to reproduce it without some serious manipulation of circumstances on my part. And, honestly, if I did that, the future potential experience created would be marred by my interference with the natural flow of events falling into place, which had precipitated my enjoyment in the first place. In his book, “Authentic Happiness,” (321 pages, Free Press $26), University of Pennsylvania psychologist Martin E. P. Seligman maintains (cited from Newsweek, September 16, 2002, Geoffrey Cowley with Anne Underwood) that happiness occurs...

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Character Development with Hannah

»Posted by on Sep 29, 2013 in character development | 2 comments

Character Development with Hannah

WHAT IS YOUR DREAM? Do you have a dream to do something for God? Do you think your dream is too marvelous for you to pursue? Do you think your particular dreams are too odd to come true? According to Ephesians 2:10, “You are His workmanship, created in Messiah Yeshua (Christ Jesus) for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that you would walk in them.” If we are His workmanship, He designed us for a specific purpose. What is that purpose other than the desire you have in your heart? Frankly, it amuses me how God designed us.  He created us to pursue our heart’s desires. Psalms 37:4 tells us, “Delight in the Lord and He will give you the desires of your heart.” When we delight in the Lord, it pleases Him to give us the desires...

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