Mar 14 2009

Motivational quote:"The great illusion of leadership is to think that man can be led out of the desert by someone who has never been there." -Henri Nouwen

Thought: He's right. This is why the Lord Jesus Christ came to earth, to live in the desert of humanity and lead us out of it! Philippians 2:6-11 seems to be right on point.

Prayer for today: Thank you, Lord God, that we are being lead from the desert of death by the one who has been there. God strengthen our hearts to follow You from this place. Help me to connect people to You, that You will be who they are following, not me.

Isaiah 7:3 -> the people are Ahaz's, not the Lord's. This could be part of the problem.

Rev. 3:6 ->never forget that each of us is responsible to God. If we have been made alive, we have ears to hear. Let us listen to Him!

1 Samuel 7:15-17 -> Serving the Lord does not guarantee that we get to stay in one comfortable place all our lives! Samuel was on the move, and couldn't always be home.

Proverbs 14:1 ->Wisdom strengthens our family
Proverbs 14:2 ->Lifestyle shows obedience
Proverbs 14:4 ->It's easy to keep clean when you don't do any work! It's easy to preserve a church building if you don't use it.
Proverbs 14:9 ->Sin is nothing to play with, joke with, or use as humor
Proverbs 14:15 ->don't swallow everything you hear! Double check that email before you forward it! (I recommend www.truthorfiction.com they're a little more objective than others.)
Proverbs 14:23 ->There's a time to stop talking and do something!
Proverbs 14:28 ->And yet, we tend to bash Christians that have 'too many' children. It's the glory of our King to have a multitude. Outreach growth and biological growth.
Proverbs 14:30 ->People at peace tend to be healthier
Proverbs 14:34 ->Um, we in it deep folks.
Moving toward the Horizon,
Doug

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