Worthy Thoughts

Each day presents an opportunity to get better or worse. What you are thinking about matters. I like to share how God is shaping my thoughts and teaching me.

Anything you must lie about is going to eventually bite you

Anything you must lie about is going to eventually bite you

Lying to people begins with lies to ourselves. We might call it rationalizing (rational-lying).  I deserve this. What harm can it do? I’m not going to get caught/addicted/hurt. They made me do this. Everyone is doing this. Many lies to ourselves and ultimately others...

Good Judgement – Radio Devo Seven

Good Judgement – Radio Devo Seven

  You are called to use good judgment but not to judge individuals. Often Christians confuse the difference between judging others and using good judgment.  Actions (words and deeds) are always the only way to form the basis for using your good judgment.  God...

You Are Worthy – Radio Devo Six

You Are Worthy – Radio Devo Six

  You are a Worthy Girl. God custom designed you to fulfill specific plans. You want what all girls want. The secrets to life are not complex, but there are principles. God does not follow the same formulas for all people for a reason. If you will couple respect...

What’s your name?

What’s your name?

In Luke 8: 26 - 39, Jesus encounters a “crazy” person. You know the type. They come at you hard with their needs, ideas, wants, perceptions, issues. Some of these people are actually demon-possessed like this guy living in the hills of Gerasenes that Jesus met.  Jesus...

Life’s Troubles – Radio Devo Five

Life’s Troubles – Radio Devo Five

    Life's troubles come in clusters. When serious trouble finds you, soul crushing trouble, only God can help. Check out Psalm 40: 4 - 13 to see an example of how King David took his troubles to God. He never blames God for how he feels or his...

Humbly Ashamed

Humbly Ashamed

I often quote George MacDonald (1824 - 1905), Scottish author, poet and Christian minister. His writings, fantasy and theology, put complex ideas into comprehesible terms. We often think of shame as something to be avoided. No one wants to be shamed or put to shame....

Praying like it matters even to the last moment

Praying like it matters even to the last moment

Prayer is never wasted because it’s talking to the God of the universe who can do anything. Sometimes when things seem so lost and impossible, prayer feels futile. We pray weak, defeated prayers with little faith. But it is when the darkness feels most intense that we...

Self-Discipline – Radio Devo Four

Self-Discipline – Radio Devo Four

  Click the arrow to hear today's devotional by Carla G. Harper from The Worthy Girl's Guide To Life. Copies available here by clicking on the bookstore page above or this link. Also, anywhere books are sold. Self-Discipline is critical to a good life. Paul...

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