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[24 Feb 2009 | 4 Comments | ]

If you’re in financial bondage, you’re in spiritual bondage too!
The rich rules over the poor, And the borrower is servant to the lender. (Proverbs 22:7)
What would you do if God suddenly blessed you $1 million in a single day? How much would you give away and to whom or what? How much would you save? How much would you invest? And how much would you spend? Have you ever tried writing all that down?
Maybe if God knew you were committed to sowing much of the money He blessed you with …

* FAVOR, * FAVORITES, * FINANCES, * REVELATION, * SIMPLICITY, * WEBINARS, Adversity, Breakthroughs, Character, Commitment, FAITH »

[27 Jan 2009 | No Comment | ]

“When the impossible meets God, I’m possible with God!” – Pastor Jeff Schreve
Then the word of the LORD came to him, saying, “Arise, go to Zarephath, which belongs to Sidon, and dwell there. See, I have commanded a widow there to provide for you.” (1 Kings 17:9 )
Is your life so messed up, it seems there’s no possible way out?
Are you feeling hopeless about the future?
If so, then participate in one of today’s two webinars.
On June 27, 2008, I wrote a devotional titled “Attention Grabbers” [http://yourdailyblessing.com/attention-grabbers/] talking about times …

* FAVOR, * FAVORITES, * FINANCES, * WEBINARS, Adventure, Blogging, Breakthroughs, Communication, Community, DESTINY, Grace, INTERNET, Leverage, Multiplication, Wisdom, World »

[16 Oct 2008 | No Comment | ]

“All the shakers and the movers have begun using Twitter!” – Denise Wakeman (a.k.a. The Blog Squad)
“And whoever will not receive you nor hear your words, when you depart from that house or city, shake off the dust from your feet.” (Matthew 10:14)
On a scale of 1-10, how would you rate your use of Web 2.0?
What are you going to do to improve that?
I feel like a kid in Toy Land. During the past 6 weeks, I’ve plunged big time into Social Marketing and have discovered how much fun Web …

* FAVORITES, * FINANCES, Adversity, America, Convergence, PRAISE, PURPOSE, Trials, World »

[11 Oct 2008 | No Comment | ]

“Praise is the prayer that changes everything!” – Stormie Omartian
One thing I have desired of the LORD, That will I seek: That I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, To behold the beauty of the LORD, And to inquire in His temple. (Psalm 27:4)
Where do you find peace in the midst of the financial storm?
Our nation in under the judgment of God. We are seeing the consequences of years of greed, selfishness, immorality, etc. The potential ramifications of the current financial storm …

* FAVOR, * FAVORITES, * FINANCES, Breakthroughs, Provision, VIRGINIA »

[4 Sep 2008 | No Comment | ]

“Before wealth manifests itself in tangible form, it exists first and foremost in an intangible form.” – Michael Pink
“Do not labor for the food which perishes, but for the food which endures to everlasting life, which the Son of Man will give you, because God the Father has set His seal on Him.” Then they said to Him, “What shall we do, that we may work the works of God?” (John 6:27-28)
What good seeds are you planting?
What environment are you planting them in?
We continue with our series “Working Smarter, Not …


[7 Apr 2008 | No Comment | ]

He looks the whole world in the face for he owes not any man.  – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
And He said to them, “Take heed and beware of covetousness, for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of the things he possesses.” (Luke 12:15)
How do I get the will power to deny myself, resist the cravings of covetousness, and be content with what I have?
How does the resurrection of Jesus help people over the obstacle of finances?
Rev. Matt Gregory, Pastor of Soul Purpose Church, conducted a survey in Bealeton of …

* FINANCES, Business, Leverage, Stewardship »

[4 Feb 2008 | No Comment | ]

“Eliminate the time between the idea and the act… and your dreams will become your reality!” – Karl Bryan
“be wise as serpents and harmless as doves.” (Matthew 10:16)
What are 2-3 lead dominos to exponentially grow your small business or church?
What impact will a marketing bootcamp have on your small business or church?
Today’s focus is work and financial stewardship. Those are two of the three areas I chose to make “A” priorities for my life when I attended the Life Focus workshop in Virginia Beach in November 2007. Prosperity is having …

* FINANCES, Holidays, Stewardship »

[24 Dec 2007 | No Comment | ]

“Tradition is a guide and not a jailer” – William Somerset Maugham
“Now it shall come to pass, if you diligently obey the voice of the LORD your God, to observe carefully all His commandments which I command you today, that the LORD your God will set you high above all nations of the earth. And all these blessings shall come upon you and overtake you, because you obey the voice of the LORD your God: Blessed shall you be in the city, and blessed shall you be in the country.” …

* FAVORITES, * FINANCES, Dreams, Goals »

[12 Dec 2007 | No Comment | ]

Budgeting is telling your money, time, and energy where to go instead of wondering where they went.
Know well the condition of your flocks, and pay attention to your herds; (Proverbs 27:23)
How do you flesh out a goal?
How do you count the total cost to see if that goal is reasonable to pursue?
How important is keeping a written budget?
Long ago, before I went to college, my father taught me to keep a detailed, written budget for my finances. Doing that had a huge positive impact on the decisions I made and …

* FINANCES, Success »

[3 Oct 2007 | No Comment | ]

In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity. – Albert Einstein
Do not overwork to be rich; Because of your own understanding, cease! (Proverbs 23:4)
What can I do this week to gain a fresh perspective?
Before I die, where would I like to go on vacation?
Julia and I got back late yesterday evening from our 8 day vacation at Lake Tahoe. The scenery was spectacular. The condo where we stayed was one of the nicest we have ever rented. The people were so friendly. Our time spent together was priceless. We got …