Posts with the tag “purpose”
Never Stop Worshiping
by Curt Dodd on September 1st, 2023
All the angels were standing around the throne and around the elders and the four living creatures. They fell down on their faces before the throne and worshiped God. (Revelation 7:11) When we worship, we join heaven. Do you realize that nothing is more important than aligning your life with the will and purpose of God in worship? The angels never stop worshiping. Night and day, they contin...
Align with God Through Prayer
by Curt Dodd on June 26th, 2023
Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart. (Psalm 37:4)This Psalm reminds us that when we delight ourselves in the Lord, He graciously grants the desires of our hearts. However, this verse holds a deeper truth about the power of prayer in shaping our desires to align with God's will.As many people have said, “Prayer is not so much trying to change the mind of God...
Jesus Wants You
by Curt Dodd on May 3rd, 2023
In you, Lord, I have taken refuge; let me never be put to shame; deliver me in your righteousness. Turn your ear to me, come quickly to my rescue; be my rock of refuge, a strong fortress to save me. Since you are my rock and my fortress, for the sake of your name lead and guide me. Keep me free from the trap that is set for me, for you are my refuge. Into your hands I commit my spirit; deliver me,...
by Curt Dodd on February 5th, 2023
But we had to celebrate and be glad, because this brother of yours was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found. (Luke 15:32) I grew up in a family where I had three sisters, one who was nine years older than me, and two who were younger. After I got saved, I shared Jesus with my sisters because I wanted them all to know Christ. The sad story was that one of my little sisters got involve...
Align with Christ
by Curt Dodd on February 2nd, 2023
For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. (Romans 6:23) When we understand why God created us, we can identify our God-given purpose. You might be wondering, “What am I supposed to do next?” Now that you see why God put you on this earth, these are some ways to align yourself with Him and fulfill His purpose and plan for your life:Receive Jesus by...
Boldly Stand for Christ
by Curt Dodd on January 27th, 2023
Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” (Matthew 28:18-20)I used to love snow skiing. One time, ...
by Curt Dodd on December 31st, 2022
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” (Jeremiah 29:11)Jeremiah 29:11 is one of the more widely known verses in the Bible. It reminds us that God has a plan for our lives, and that His plan is good. However, it is important to note that the word “prosper” in this passage does not mean what many peo...
Your Training Manual
by Curt Dodd on October 9th, 2022
All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. (2 Timothy 3:16-17)Let me ask some questions. Wouldn’t it be great if you had a handheld device that could show you where you are in life right now? Would you like to know where your life is headed? Wouldn't it be w...
Quiet Time Fills You
by Curt Dodd on September 13th, 2022
“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” (Matthew 11:28-30)It is important to have a quiet time each day to find peace in the midst of stress. Another reason for spending time daily with the Lord is to pr...
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