Daily Drops of Inspiration

  What do you do when you find out some of the people in your life are hard to live with because you aggravate them so much? Phillip

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I Once Was Lost

  “We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to our own way; and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity of us all.” -Isaiah 53:6 One day at lunch I was seeking tranquility from a heavy workload and I found myself looking at God’s beauty at our local golf course. It’s beautiful there and I was soaking …

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  Sometimes the little boy inside me wakes up crying. Do I need to know why? It just feels good to cry. Phillip

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  When you hear a whisper to encourage someone, don’t trust your logic, trust your spirit and do it. Phillip

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  When God leaves out details, I must leave out details. When I force details and interpretations, I’m inventing an inaccurate gospel which isn’t the gospel. Phillip

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When Hatred Strikes

  King Herod Agrippa began to persecute some believers in the church. He had the apostle James (John’s brother) killed with a sword. When Herod saw how much this pleased the Jewish people, he also arrested Peter. (This took place during the Passover celebration.) Then he imprisoned him, placing him under the guard of four squads of four soldiers each. …

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  All of us are struggling in the spiritual battle for our minds. Most people are content to lose the battle in their minds and then trust in some rituals or doctrines or their good works for assurance. I’m very afraid for them that it won’t work. When the Word of God loses the battle in our minds, we will …

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Ant Faith

  Go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise. Without having any chief, officer, or ruler, she prepares her bread in summer and gathers her food in harvest.” Proverbs 6:6-8 The ant was designed with a God-given set of instincts that drive the outcome of her behavior and discipline. But we’re the same, designed by an …

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  My job isn’t to know everything. It’s to keep a clear head and a pure heart so I can stay tuned into the Holy Spirit. Phillip

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  Life is like a plane trip. It can be a great flight. But if you crash when you try to land, it’s all a tragic waste. In life, it’s not only how you live, but how you finish. Phillip

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Lighting the Darkness

  “I will go before you…” “And I will give you treasures hidden in the darkness— secret riches. I will do this so you may know that I am the Lord, the God of Israel, the one who calls you by name. Isaiah 45:1,3 Jesus gives us night vision to see opportunities, wisdom, and paths that are humanly impossible to …

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  Your body, mind, emotions, and spirit can lie to you. When you fly by the Holy Spirit’s guidance, you safely fly through situations that take other people’s lives. It’s no wonder Satan has created many fake Holy Spirits. The Bible and the lives of people who finished well testify that we can find and follow the real Holy Spirit. …

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  Are we trying so hard to become like Jesus because we don’t believe he can change us? Erwin McManus

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I Didn’t See Myself as Lazy

  Lazy people want much but get little, but those who work hard will prosper. Proverbs 13:4 For most of my life, I’ve wanted to play guitar and sing. In recent years I’ve wanted to play and sing to God with Gina. Most of the time when we played, we got frustrated with each other. As Gina and I are …

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  We fit together better when we’re broken than when we’re in our shell. Just so Jesus is the mortar between us. Phillip

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Chosen Words

  The words of the godly are a life-giving fountain; the words of the wicked conceal violent intentions. Proverbs 10:11 Our words can bring life to others or tear them down. One wrong word or tone can change what someone hears or feels about what you’re saying and turn them in the right or wrong direction. We should only use …

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  Following Jesus is knowing his presence in the present moment. I cannot experience God, you, or music unless I’m fully present. Phillip

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  Best definition I’ve heard for empathy: The willingness to stand inside someone else’s pain, even if I caused the pain. Unknown

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  Why would God create a species that so desperately needs him while at the same time so stubbornly trying to live without him? Erwin McManus