Posts tagged “Gratitude”
Choose Gratitude Over Grumbling: Even When You’re Hurting
To be grateful for the hard times in your life is difficult. Pastor Mike asks: Do you think it’s possible that you could only get to certain places spiritually if you had first passed through the difficulties of pain, suffering, and hardship? The apostle Paul, a guy who was incredibly grateful and went through an incredible amount of suffering, is going to help us thank God even when we hurt.
Want More Joy and Peace?
Watch the entire devotional series from this week as Pastor Mike teaches us what true joy and peace looks like.
Do You Have Never-Ending Joy?
There’s a special joy that never ends. And the good news, Pastor Mike says, is that you can have that kind of joy right now.
How to Find Good Joy
How do we find the good kind of joy that God gives us? It doesn’t have to be hard if we just do this, Pastor Mike says.
Choose Gratitude Over Grumbling: Because of 14 Spiritual Gifts You Already Have
If you struggle with gratitude, Pastor Mike says to read and chew on this 202-word sentence from the apostle Paul. Because it will remind you that you already have everything.
Choose Gratitude Over Grumbling: Because of Eternal Joy
When God takes away your health or your security or the life you long for, it feels like you have more reason to grumble than to be thankful. How can you be grateful when so many things go wrong? Today’s message has the apostle Paul’s powerful answer.
How Did I Fall Down This Rabbit Hole?
Have you fallen down the rabbit hole and suddenly found your priorities out of sync and life out of focus?
How Do You Handle Success?
Do you let your success and work become your identity?
How You Can Make an Impact: Without Huge Dollar Signs
Do you need to have a huge bank account in order to have a huge impact?
Get Over Yourself
What gets in the way of you going to heaven? Not your mistakes and sins; otherwise, who would go to heaven? Instead, Pastor Mike says that the biggest barrier to spiritual maturity and heaven is . . . being stupid. Explore with Pastor Mike in this message how we are to receive the people and help that God sends us so that we don’t become proverbial fools.
Why Do We Want to Please God?
Why do we get disappointed when God doesn’t give us the blessings we want? Instead, Pastor Dave says we should be like children and want to please God.
Finding True Happiness
Watch the entire devotional series from this past week as Pastor Mike helps us learn what is true happiness—and where to find it.