Posts Tagged "serving God"

Character Development with Hosea

»Posted by on Jan 20, 2014 in character development | 0 comments

Character Development with Hosea

Do you wonder if what God is asking you to do is really from Him? Do you think He is crazy or perhaps you did not hear clearly? Do you think you heard Him telling you to do something, then after the fact, when it did not work out, do you think maybe it was not really Him you heard in the first place? Serving a sovereign God may seem a little schizophrenic at times. In my personal life, I have followed what I believed to be the prompting of the Spirit of God on several occasions, then later was completely appalled at the way my life unfolded as a result. I love to look at scripture to help in my character development when I cannot make sense of events in my life. Looking at the prophets, we see they had similar experiences. For example, we read in Hosea 1:2 that...

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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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