There are too many Christians with Teflon minds – nothing sticks.
“Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.” 2 Tim. 2:15 (NKJV)
When we are average, we are just as close to the bottom as the top.
One talent man of Matthew 25.
Today’s mighty oak is only yesterday’s little nut that held his ground.
“Be Steadfast… unmoveable.” 1 Cor. 15:58
If absence makes the heart grow fonder, some folks must really love the Lord.
“If you love me, keep my commandments.” John 14:15
Many folks treat the church like an elephant. They give her peanuts and expect her to remember them forever.
“First gave themselves to the Lord…” 2 Cor. 8:5
Anger is the wind that blows out the wind of intelligence.
“Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your wrath,” Eph. 4:26
A man’s reach must exceed his grasp, or what’s Heaven for?
“Strive to enter through the narrow gate…” Luke 13:34
We will never win the world to Christ with our spare change.
“Cheerful giver…” 2 Cor. 9:7
Too many people want to go to the Promised Land without going through the wilderness first.
“Yea, and all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will suffer persecution.” 2 Tim. 3:12
Some of the Lord’s sheep are so gray they make the black sheep feel comfortable.
“But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people…” 1 Peter 2:9
“And do not be conformed to this world, but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.” Rom. 12:2
– Author Unknown (Submitted by Glenn Ramsey)