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Kingdom People Measure And Choose

  Are you Kingdom minded?  Each one of us was created for one specific purpose…to have a relationship with God.  Kingdom minded people don’t measure their life by the world’s standards, but by God’s.  It’s never too late to be Kingdom...

DISCIPLINE OR RESTORATION?

What Do You Do With A Sinning Saint? Which will it be – divine discipline or real restoration? What do we do when a Christian sins and that sin affects other people in significant, deep ways? Should the person who has sinned undergo “church...

Discipline or Restoration?

What Do You Do With A Sinning Saint? Which will it be – divine discipline or real restoration? What do we do when a Christian sins and that sin affects other people in significant, deep ways? Should the person who has sinned undergo “church discipline” or be forgiven...

Becoming Unoffendable

“UNOFFENDABLE” MAY NOT BE AN ACTUAL WORD – BUT IT SHOULD BE. WE IGNORE PEOPLE. WE LEAVE CHURCHES. WE BECOME BITTER – ALL BECAUSE WE WON’T FORGIVE AND WE BECOME . . . OFFENDED. Janet Paolicelli, Courage Matters co-founder and wife of...

Kingdom People Measure And Choose

 

Are you Kingdom minded?  Each one of us was created for one specific purpose…to have a relationship with God.  Kingdom minded people don’t measure their life by the world’s standards, but by God’s.  It’s never too late to be Kingdom minded, but don’t let it become TOO late.

If you like solid Bible teaching and want to enjoy God fully, you’ll appreciate the Courage Matters App, available on iTunes and Google Play. If you’re near York, Pa, come visit us on a Sunday at GenesisYork.com— and be sure to introduce yourself. This is all made possible by generous listeners, readers, and supporters like you. Please consider giving towards Courage Matters to ensure our nation has the opportunity to hear the message of TRUTH and LOVE. You can donate by clicking the “Give” tab on CourageMatters.com or on the Courage Matters app.

C&P Copyright, Michael Anthony. All rights reserved.

Great Relationships: Pour Conversations Through This Funnel

Great Relationships: Pour Conversations Through This Funnel

BULLET BLOG . . .

 

IF YOU’RE LOOKING TO IMPROVE EVERY RELATIONSHIP YOU HAVE, LOOK NO FURTHER. IF YOU REALLY WANT YOUR LIFE TO CHANGE, HERE’S THE GAME-CHANGER. It’s a bit of ancient philosophy that’s timeless and potent for twenty-first century living. If you pour every conversation through this filter – before it begins – your entire life will turn around. God will use you to turn the lives of others around, too. USE THIS FILTER FOR SEVEN DAYS STRAIGHT AND IT WILL SPARK A REVOLUTION. I’m not kidding. Here is the great relationship “funnel” courtesy of Ephesians 4:29:

“Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear. ”

WHY NOT SHARE THIS “BULLET BLOG” ON YOUR FB WALL?

 

Can you think of another “filter” through which to pour your words? Our words are powerful – but let your words be used for good, not evil. In fact, don’t even let them be used for neutrality. Life is too short to live in neutral.

STOP SETTLING. Don’t merely avoid negative, toxic conversations – start using every word like an artist painting deliberately on a palette. Create beautiful things with your words. Our words can bring people together or driver them apart.  They can glorify God – or Satan. What are your words doing? Who are they glorifying?

If you are a Christ-follower, follow Him. Ephesians 4:29 says our words reveal how closely we are following. Consider Ephesians 4:17:

“Now this I say and testify in the Lord, that you must no longer walk as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their minds.”

Stop living like you used to. Let the power of God take you further today in your walk with Him and people.

 
 
SUGGESTED PRAYER: Lord, help me follow You. Help me to consciously use my words to fulfill what Ephesians 4:29 says. Help my words build others up, fit the occasion and give grace to every single listener, for your glory.
 
I’D LOVE TO READ YOUR COMMENTS. ARE YOU REALLY FOLLOWING THE JESUS YOU WANT EVERYONE ELSE TO FOLLOW? Are your words corrupting or encouraging? Do they build people up or tear others down? Are people genuinely closer to God after having a conversation with you? If the aren’t, you’re USING THE WRONG FUNNEL . . .

 

Godfactor founder & president, Michael Anthony. Mike is an author, blogger, Youtuber and award-winning Christian speaker.

“BULLET BLOG” is the name I came up with for my fast reads, designed to give you one solid truth that can powerfully change your life. I typically publish them on Friday mornings. You can catch my other blogs throughout the week, along with my podcast and videos. Your comments are always appreciated. For more about me, click on the image or here. If you’d like to request an interview, or explore the potential of my speaking your group, click here.

If you like solid Bible teaching and want to enjoy God fully, you’ll appreciate the Courage Matters App, available on iTunes and Google Play. If you’re near York, Pa, come visit us on a Sunday at GenesisYork.com— and be sure to introduce yourself. This is all made possible by generous listeners, readers, and supporters like you. Please consider giving towards Courage Matters to ensure our nation has the opportunity to hear the message of TRUTH and LOVE. You can donate by clicking the “Give” tab on CourageMatters.com or on the Courage Matters app.

 

DISCIPLINE OR RESTORATION?

What Do You Do With A Sinning Saint?

Which will it be – divine discipline or real restoration? What do we do when a Christian sins and that sin affects other people in significant, deep ways? Should the person who has sinned undergo “church discipline” or be forgiven and restored? What are the circumstances that Christians, church leaders and churches must consider? And, what about you? What if you (or someone you know) has sinned in a deep, permeating way? How do you respond so that God can forgive, heal and restore?

Every Christian – and every church – will eventually be faced with the important choice of what to do with a sinning saint. In such instances, it’s all too easy to exalt the sin and Satan rather than the Savior. This message will help you look at what God says on the matter, so that the choice you make follows His heart and wisdom – and always exalts the Savior. When this happens, the floodgates of forgiveness, healing and restoration open wide.

If you like solid Bible teaching and want to enjoy God fully, you’ll appreciate the Courage Matters App, available on iTunes and Google Play. If you’re near York, Pa, come visit us on a Sunday at GenesisYork.com— and be sure to introduce yourself. This is all made possible by generous listeners, readers, and supporters like you. Please consider giving towards Courage Matters to ensure our nation has the opportunity to hear the message of TRUTH and LOVE. You can donate by clicking the “Give” tab on CourageMatters.com or on the Courage Matters app.

C&P Copyright, Michael Anthony. All rights reserved.

Discipline or Restoration?

What Do You Do With A Sinning Saint?

Which will it be – divine discipline or real restoration? What do we do when a Christian sins and that sin affects other people in significant, deep ways? Should the person who has sinned undergo “church discipline” or be forgiven and restored? What are the circumstances that Christians, church leaders and churches must consider? And, what about you? What if you (or someone you know) has sinned in a deep, permeating way? How do you respond so that God can forgive, heal and restore?

Every Christian – and every church – will eventually be faced with the important choice of what to do with a sinning saint. In such instances, it’s all too easy to exalt the sin and Satan rather than the Savior. This message will help you look at what God says on the matter, so that the choice you make follows His heart and wisdom – and always exalts the Savior. When this happens, the floodgates of forgiveness, healing and restoration open wide.

Becoming Unoffendable

“UNOFFENDABLE” MAY NOT BE AN ACTUAL WORD – BUT IT SHOULD BE. WE IGNORE PEOPLE. WE LEAVE CHURCHES. WE BECOME BITTER – ALL BECAUSE WE WON’T FORGIVE AND WE BECOME . . . OFFENDED.

Janet Paolicelli, Courage Matters co-founder and wife of Michael Anthony, is passionate about what the Bible teaches on forgiveness. She delivered this two-part message at Grace Fellowship in York, Pennsylvania’s “Revive” gathering for women, but it will ignite your life for God and challenge you to ask and answer these vital questions:  

1. Can forgiveness happen without a sacrifice

2. Can relationships happen without forgiveness?

3. Is it a sign of weakness or courage to forgive someone?

4. What are the real reasons why we won’t forgive? 

5. How can we move from being offended to becoming unoffendable?
 

What about you? Are you unoffendable? You just may be after listening to this life-igniting, two-part message. 

YOU CAN BECOME YOU CAN BECOME “UNOFFENDABLE.” LISTEN TO THIS TWO-PART MESSAGE ON FORGIVENESS AND TURN THE DREAM INTO REALITY. THIS IS A SPECIAL MESSAGE FROM JANET PAOLICELLI, COURAGE MATTERS CO-FOUNDER AND WIFE OF MICHAEL ANTHONY.

 
 

What about you? Are you unoffendable? You just may be after listening to this life-igniting, two-part message. 

If you like solid Bible teaching and want to enjoy God fully, you’ll appreciate the Courage Matters App, available on iTunes and Google Play. If you’re near York, Pa, come visit us on a Sunday at GenesisYork.com— and be sure to introduce yourself. This is all made possible by generous listeners, readers, and supporters like you. Please consider giving towards Courage Matters to ensure our nation has the opportunity to hear the message of TRUTH and LOVE. You can donate by clicking the “Give” tab on CourageMatters.com or on the Courage Matters app.

 

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