Scripture: Just as each one of you has received a special gift [a spiritual talent, an ability graciously given by God], employ it in serving one another as [is appropriate for] good stewards of God’s multi-faceted grace [faithfully using the diverse, varied gifts and abilities granted to Christians by God’s unmerited favor]. (1st Peter 4:10 … More Gifts, Talents, and Opportunities
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.
To be energized means to be vitalized, invigorated, and enthused. Something triggers excitement, causing a fresh supply of energy to flow. Well, the Holy Spirit enables, energizes, and gives us understanding. The Power of the Holy Spirit is promised to every believer. Things That Energize Our Walk With God Before going to the Cross, Jesus … More Energized By His Presence
Jesus sat down near the offering box observing people as they gave their offering. The rich put in large sums, but there was one woman that caught Jesus’ eye. She was a widow and all she had to offer were two small copper coins (mites), that valued at less than one penny. The clanging of … More The Tithe is for You!
Scripture: Do not be deceived, God is not mocked, for whatever a man sows, this he will also reap (Galatians 6:7). To deceive someone is to mislead, beguile, or defraud by trickery. Spiritually speaking, deception is more profound than merely being tricked or lied to. Anyone who resists God risks falling into spiritual deception. King … More How to Avoid Spiritual Deception
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?”
Scripture: He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; by his wounds you have been healed; (1st Peter 2:24 NIV). The phrase the “Blood of Christ” is the expression of the sacrificial death and full atoning work of Jesus on our … More Every Single Drop Was For You
Be not deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows; (Gal. 6:7 NIV). Sowing and reaping is an agricultural principle. It’s also an axiom of life that we reap what we sow. The more planted, the more harvested. He who sows sparingly shall also reap sparingly; He who sows bountifully shall also … More Spiritual Seeds Are Designed To Produce
“The Parable of the Rich Fool” “The ground of a certain rich man yielded an abundant harvest. He thought to himself, ‘What shall I do? I have no place to store my crops.’ Then he said, ‘This is what I’ll do. I will tear down my barns and build bigger ones, and there I will … More Greed Can Cost You Your Life
“THIS MEANS WAR!” Two natures, one soul. One nature resides within the heart of man. The second nature resides on the outside of man. The nature of love resides internally, while the lust of the flesh resides on the outside of man, visible for all to see. Two different natures battling for possession of one … More The Conflict Between Two Natures