Recalculated Destiny

Posted Nov 26th 2008, 12:13 by Talk To Me God on Inspiration


But he said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ's power may rest on me.—II Corinthians 12:9 (NIV)
 
On a recent business trip to an unfamiliar area, I relied heavily on the GPS system I brought along with me.  For each destination, I entered the address and listened to the system tell me exactly where to turn and...

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The Ultimate Breathalyzer

Posted Oct 29th 2008, 08:00 by Talk To Me God on Inspiration

My tongue will speak of your righteousness and of your praises all day long.—Proverbs 25:28 (NIV)
172 May my tongue sing of your word, for all your commands are righteous. 173 May your hand be ready to help me, for I have chosen your precepts.—Psalm 119:172-173 (NIV)
COPS was once a favorite reality television show of mine. On one show, an officer stopped a guy on a routine traffic stop. After speaking to the man, he smelled alcohol on his...

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It's Not About You

Posted Oct 23rd 2008, 12:27 by Talk To Me God on Inspiration

1 Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever. 2 Let the redeemed of the LORD say this—those he redeemed from the hand of the foe,—Psalm 107:1-2 (NIV)
20 Though you have made me see troubles, many and bitter, you will restore my life again; from the depths of the earth you will again bring me up. 21 You will increase my honor and comfort me once again.—Psalm 71:20-21 (NIV)
At the conclusion of a 3-week ACT...

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Pushed Back, Blessed Up Front

Posted Oct 15th 2008, 11:59 by Talk To Me God on Inspiration

“But many who are first will be last, and many who are last will be first.”—Matthew 19:30 (NIV)
“So humble yourselves under the mighty power of God, and at the right time he will lift you up in honor.”—I Peter 5:6 (NIV)
As I pulled up on the parking lot at work, I drove through a couple of aisles searching for a parking space close to the door. Because I was running late that day, I didn’t expect to find a...

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Let God Be God

Posted Oct 8th 2008, 08:00 by Talk To Me God on Inspiration

23 The LORD directs the steps of the godly. He delights in every detail of their lives. 24 Though they stumble, they will never fall, for the LORD holds them by the hand.—Psalm 37:23-24 (NIV)
5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. 6 Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take.—Proverbs 3:5-6 (NLT)
As a child, I would try and cut the grass with my...

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Victory is in the Mouth

Posted Oct 1st 2008, 09:43 by Talk To Me God on Inspiration

20 A man's belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; and with the increase of his lips shall he be filled. 21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.—Proverbs 18:20-21 (NIV)
One day I used the microwave and stupidly touched the plate in the microwave. After all, the plate didn’t look hot so it’s okay to touch it, right? NOPE! In...

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Still in the Game

Posted Sep 24th 2008, 08:00 by Talk To Me God on Inspiration

10 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. 11 "I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.—
John 10:10-11 (NIV)
In the game of checkers, the goal is to jump over the opponent’s checkers until you have them all. One day I was playing checkers and it seemed like my opponent had gotten the best of...

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On the Way to Destiny

Posted Sep 17th 2008, 11:28 by Talk To Me God on Inspiration

23 The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way. 24 Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the LORD upholdeth him with his hand.—
Psalm 37:23-24 (KJV)
A man was planning a surprise for his wife and he was trying to figure out how it was going to work because his wife was scheduled to work. He decided that this was the perfect thing to make sure that...

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Favor On My Side

Posted Nov 9th 2006, 03:42 by Talk To Me God on Inspiration

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There Through the Tears

Posted Nov 6th 2006, 04:11 by Talk To Me God on Inspiration

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He's the Writer of the Story

Posted Nov 3rd 2006, 12:45 by Talk To Me God on Inspiration

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Shouldn't Have the Onions

Posted Nov 2nd 2006, 12:57 by Talk To Me God on Inspiration

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Let It Go

Posted Jul 25th 2006, 10:19 by Talk To Me God on Inspiration


 “Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.”—Hebrews 12:1 (NIV)
 
Over the weekend, my wife and I participated in a yard sale with some friends.  As I went through the things that I was taking to the yard sale, I came across a pair of brand new shoes that were too...

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Get Like Me

Posted Jul 14th 2006, 10:20 by Talk To Me God on Inspiration


“5 Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus:  6 Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God:”—Philippians 2:5-6 (KJV)
 
In middle school, my friends and I would play a game called “flip.”  To play the game, both individuals would decide which coin they were going to play for, quarter, dime, or nickel.  Each person would take his coin and one would say, “get like me” or “get like...

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Don't Move Until You See What Happens

Posted Jul 10th 2006, 04:15 by Talk To Me God on Inspiration


“For we walk by faith [we regulate our lives and conduct ourselves by our conviction or belief respecting man's relationship to God and divine things, with trust and holy fervor; thus we walk] not by sight or appearance.”—II Corinthians 5:7 (AMP)
 
A tenant in one landlord’s home caused great damage to the home he was renting to her.  The tenant agreed to pay for the damages, however, the tenant became hesitant in doing so.  The tenant’s hesitancy caused the landlord to...

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