May 10 – Where Is My Focus?

Like the crowds who followed Jesus, the crowds who are hearing and reading Joel Osteen are all coming for the wrong reasons. They have the wrong motivations.

John 6:25-27 (Wrong Motivations)

They found him on the other side of the lake and asked, “Rabbi, when did you get here?” Jesus replied, “I tell you the truth, you want to be with me because I fed you, not because you understood the miraculous signs. But don’t be so concerned about perishable things like food. Spend your energy…

John 5:44 (Cannot Believe)

No wonder you can’t believe! For you gladly honor each other, but you don’t care about the honor that comes from the one who alone is God. (John 5:44) Read: 2 Samuel 8:15 – 10:19, 1 Chronicles 6:16-53, 18:14 – 19:19 Relate: There is a very popular preacher and author who has often been misunderstood and taken…