Scripture: “Then Jesus told him (Thomas), ‘Because you have seen me, you have believed; blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed.’” (John 20:29 NIV) Thomas’ name means “doubter.” Webster’s Dictionary defines “doubting Thomas” as incredulous, which means he doesn’t believe or cannot believe the matter. Literally, some people are habitual doubters. … More The Blessing is in Believing
The Mind of the Spirit vs. the Temptation of the Flesh The Mind Essentially the mind is the central intelligence system for the body. The activity of your brain includes consciousness, intellect, emotions, and self-will. The conscious mind is responsible for rationalizing and logical thinking,
Scripture: So Eli said to Samuel, “Go, lie down, and it shall be that if He calls you, you shall say, “Speak, LORD, for Your servant is listening,” So Samuel went and lay down in his place. Then the LORD came and called as at the previous times, “Samuel! Samuel! Then Samuel answered, “Speak, for … More THE EFFECTUAL CALL
Scripture: No man can come to me, except the Father which has sent me draw him; and I will raise him up at the last day (John 6:44 KJV). Like a moth to a flame drawn by a fire, in a sense, we too are drawn to God by His will. No man can come … More Like A Moth To A Flame
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
Before going to the cross, Jesus uttered this prayer to God (our Father) on behalf of all believers. He knew that we would need a helper to survive the wrath that was forthcoming upon the world due to centuries of rebellion and sin. But, he did not leave us comfortless. So, He sent the Holy … More I PRAYED FOR YOU
For no matter how many promises God has made, they are “Yes” in Christ. And so through him, the “Amen” is spoken by us to the glory of God; (2nd Corinthians 1:20 NIV). Did you know that God is an eternal God and so are His Promises? When God makes a promise He is faithful … More The Promises of God
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?”
On this Resurrection Sunday, we honor our sinless Savior. Because of His great love for us, Christ chose the nails. He saw the complete picture at the beginning, yet He went to the Cross anyway. At the Cross, Jesus exchanged His righteousness for our sins. While we were in our sins, Christ died for us. … More HAPPY RESURRECTION SUNDAY!
After Jesus was baptized, He was declared the Son of God by His Father. Then He was led into the wilderness for 40 days and 40 nights, by the Holy Spirit. The devil appeared in a visible form and he spoke with an audible voice. His mission was to tempt Jesus to sin against God.