Posts with the category “spar-thoughts”
Making A Difference
May 24th, 2021
Do I make a difference?I have never thought about that question. I’ve taken notice of those who do. I notice those who make a difference in the way I would like to, however, I believe this thought has...
Brokenness to Surrender
May 17th, 2021
There is a deficiency that may not be recognized, but it results in acting out by ways that cover-up, dismiss, diminish or deaden.The distractions of life keep us in this place of unawareness and repe...
How God Sees Me
May 10th, 2021
"God forgives and transforms, He does not overlook."Can you wrap your mind around this thought? Because when you do, you will be filled with gratitude and you will engage in God's process.Am I a 'dirt...
Living in the Light
May 3rd, 2021
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD): stuck on negative thoughts or actionsPhobias: stuck on a fearEating disorders: stuck on negative eating behaviorPost-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): stuck on a p...
What I Long For
April 26th, 2021
I have noticed something in me as years pass and my time with God continues; a greater longing for my glory, whether by way of Jesus coming again or by way of my own death. Rather than this being a mo...
My Work, His Power
April 19th, 2021
Col.1:29 "For this I toil, struggling with all his energy that he powerfully works within me."I do love how ESV puts verse 29 - "His energy...He powerfully works within me.Note: His power and what He ...
Maturity or Judgement
April 12th, 2021
Brothers, there is a spectrum within Christianity and this spectrum is not predicated on anything but growth (maturity). Look close at Rom.14 there you will notice that the one offended by the freedom...
April 5th, 2021
Rom.12:1 "I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. 2 Do not be conformed t...
March 29th, 2021
Adaptation, we are always looking to adapt; compensate for an area of weakness. The more we adapt, the weaker we get in that area. For example, concerning our Christian walk, Jesus said, "a new comman...
A Marriage Thought
March 22nd, 2021
In marriage conflicts, first distinguish who it is with the problem. One person's problem may have nothing to do with other person. There are problems that aren't problems until one person takes perso...
March 2nd, 2020
What I'm Not Responsible ForSomewhere between sleep and wakefulness last night, I found my thoughts rummaging around in marriage. I thought about everything I do apart from my wife, all that I am res...
SPAR Thoughts Works 'by faith' or 'for faith'
February 24th, 2020
SPAR ThoughtsWorks 'by faith' or 'for faith'?Works within salvation is vital, it gives evidence of faith. Not only that, it gives evidence for God, and glory to God in the world and to the world.Mayb...
Purpose Driven Humility
February 17th, 2020
James 4:10 Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will exalt you. 1Pet. 5:6 Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you. He may exalt you?...
SPAR Thoughts - Distractions
October 27th, 2019
Paul is not diverted by distraction - neither by his past nor another's criticism. ...