Daily Rules from God
1. Wake Up!!Decide to have a good day. "Today is the day the Lord hath made; let us rejoice and be glad in it." Psalms 118:24
2. Dress Up!!The best way to dress up is to put on a smile. A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks. "The Lord does not look at the things man looks at. Man looks at outward appearance; but the Lord looks at the heart." I Samuel 16:7
3. Shut Up!!
Say nice things
Let's look at Heb. 11:1-40:
1 Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.
2 For by it the men of old gained approval.
3 By faith we understand that the worlds were prepared by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things which are visible.
4 By faith Abel offered to God a better sacrifice than Cain, through which he obtained the testimony that he was righteous, God testifying about his gifts, and through
Yesterday I received a recurve bow in the mail. The bow that my uncle has owned and competed with during his teen years and since then has used it for the pure pleasure of simply shooting. Now in his 60’s, he’s purchased a new bow that is not as remorseless concerning his lessening strength to pull the 68 pounds of this bow.
I was excited and just looked at the beauty of the bow once I opened the packaging it arrived in. I did what any “kid” would do with a new gift… immediately as
[I]Matthew 9:37,38 - "Then He said to His disciples, "The harvest truly is plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest."
[/I][SIZE=4]The Greek word translated "send out" is "ekballo", which at the root level means to "drive out." "Ballo" is where we derive the English word for "ballistic."
There is force and sense of urgency, a driving
[I]Haggai 2:9 - "The glory of this latter house shall be greater than of the former, saith the Lord of hosts: and in this place will I give peace, saith the Lord of hosts."
[/I][SIZE=4][/SIZE][I]Hebrews 6:1 - "Therefore let us go on and get past the elementary stage in the teachings and doctrine of Christ, advancing steadily toward the completeness and perfection that belong to spiritual maturity."
[/I][SIZE=4]Nearly 2000 years ago, the author of the book