Recently, I asked a very wise woman this question, “What is it about the flesh that makes us cater to it?” Her reply: “We live in it, and we cannot escape it.” – Mrs. C.A.
Angels are heavenly beings superior to human beings in power and intelligence. However, seeing that they were created by God, they are not all-powerful or all-knowing; (Ps.103:20; 2 Thess. 1:7). Therefore, their knowledge is limited and does not compare to our Omniscient Creator.
Scripture: Master, which is the greatest commandment in the Law? Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind; (Matt. 22:36-37 KJV). This testimony was given by the disciple Matthew. He stated that a lawyer approached Jesus wanting to … More Radical Love
“Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? Or what fellowship can light have with darkness?” (2 Corinthians 6:14 NIV). A yoke is a wooden bar that joins two oxen to each other and the burden they pull. Examples of unequally yoked things are “stronger vs. weaker, … More Have You Really Left the Past Behind?
You will recognize them by their fruit. A good (healthy) tree cannot bear bad (worthless) fruit, nor can a bad (diseased) tree bear excellent fruit (worthy of admiration); (Matt. 7:16a, 18 Amp.). What exactly did Jesus mean when He said, “You will know them by their fruit?”
“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden; nor does anyone light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house. Let your light shine before men in such a way that they … More BE THE LIGHT
Above all, have fervent and unfailing love for one another, because love covers a multitude of sins [it overlooks unkindness and unselfishly seeks the best for others] ; (1st Peter 4:8 Amp). When we love from a genuine place within the heart, we see others through the eyes of Jesus. This place of authenticity is … More Love Cares
Scripture: For no temptation (no trial regarded as enticing to sin), [no matter how it comes or where it leads] has overtaken you and laid hold on you that is not common to man [that is, no temptation or trial has come to you that is beyond human resistance and that is not adjusted and … More Do Not Tempt Me!
Scripture: “Whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do everything for God’s glory.” (1 Cor. 10:31 NIV). Fasting is extremely valuable and it’s an important facet of the Christian lifestyle. It requires both discipline and sacrifice. The purpose of fasting is to give up something in order to gain a greater purpose. When … More Maintaining A Healthy Spiritual Diet
Scripture: So, my dear brothers and sisters, be strong and immovable. Always work enthusiastically for the Lord, for you know that nothing you do for the Lord is ever useless (1 Corinthians 15:58 NLT). In the Book “Spiritual Leadership” by J. Oswald Sanders, Hudson Taylor revealed his secret of influencing others. He had great sympathy … More Setting the Tone for Victory