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How to Get Your Bucket Filled – By Victoria Osteen

How to Get Your Bucket Filled You’ve probably heard about the golden rule: Do unto others as you would have them do to you. But did you know this is actually a spiritual principle? In the book of Genesis, we see that God’s system is set up on the basis of sowing and reaping. The […]

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Chosen for Something Extraordinary

Chosen for Something Extraordinary If you are a born again believer, you have the spirit of God inside of you. The same power that raised Christ from the dead dwells in you! You are not ordinary; you are a child of the Most High God! I think about Mary, the chosen mother of Jesus. She […]

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The Greatest Gift You Can Give

The Greatest Gift You Can Give by Victoria Osteen One time, I was calling a friend of mine named Shannon. I dialed the number, and a young lady answered who sounded somewhat down or troubled. “Shannon, is this you?” I asked. The voice on the phone was muffled and said, “Yes, this is me, and […]

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Get Back on Track!

Get Back on Track!  At some point in our lives, every one of us has missed out on God-given opportunities. Maybe you can think of a few right now. If so, I want to encourage you: Don’t live in regret. Don’t let lost opportunities make you feel disappointed and discouraged. God is bigger than your […]

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Healing Through Forgiveness

Healing Through Forgiveness   Scripture tells us to forgive, but so many people have a hard time with it. So many people have misconceptions about forgiveness. Some people think they can’t forgive because it’s just “too difficult.” The hurt is too deep or the offense is too painful. But in reality, it’s more difficult for […]

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Working Together with God

Working Together with God   Today and every day, God has a plan for your success. He tells us in His Word that His plans are for good—to prosper you, not to harm you, to give you a hope and a future. (Jeremiah 29:11) As we enter into this New Year, we can’t just ask, […]

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Letting Go of the Old

Letting Go of the Old               Well here we are at the last few days of 2013. Can you believe it? What an amazing year it’s been—beyond my expectations. When I look back and see the faithfulness of God in so many areas, I can’t help but wonder what […]

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Making the Most of the Holiday Season

Making the Most of the Holiday Season Can you believe Christmas will be here in less than a week!? I love the excitement and joy of the holiday season. I love spending time with friends and family, celebrating the gift of one another, and most importantly, the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. […]

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When You Know Not a Man

When You Know Not a Man   In scripture, when the angel visited Mary and told her that she would be giving birth to the Son of God, Mary had a pretty big question for the angel. She said, “How can this be seeing that I know not a man?” Mary was of course asking […]

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An Avenue of His Favor

An Avenue of His Favor   Have you ever thought about the fact that one of the ways God wants to bless you is through your relationships? He uses the people in your life as an avenue to pour out His favor on you. He works through your friends, family, coworkers and even your spouse. […]

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Prayer that Changes Things

Prayer that Changes Things Scripture tells us in James 5:16 that “the prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.” That means we have been given the power through prayer to make changes in our lives, in our homes, in our relationships and in our world. That’s why it’s so important to take time […]

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Keeping Peace During the Holidays

Keeping Peace During the Holidays   From time to time people will ask me if Joel and I ever argue. Like all couples, of course we disagree but you can’t actually argue with someone who won’t argue with you; and Joel is the type of person who simply won’t argue. He’s made up his mind […]

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Writing on the Hearts of Others

Writing on the Hearts of Others In the book of Genesis, it tells us that when God created the heavens and earth, He spoke them into existence. Because we are made in His image, scripture tells us that we also have the power to create with our words, too. I like to think of it […]

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A Different Approach

A Different Approach I was talking to a young man one day, and he was telling me how he wanted to become more positive. He knew his attitude was keeping him from God’s best, but he wasn’t sure how to get past how he was feeling. I said, “Why don’t you try a different approach? […]

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Don’t Give Away Your Power

Don’t Give Away Your Power Have you ever thought about how much energy it takes to be bitter or hold a grudge? We have only a certain amount of energy for each day, and if we use it for the wrong purpose, if we focus on the negative or dwell on whoever hurt us, then […]

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