His master said to him, “Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a little; I will set you over much. Enter into the joy of your master” (Matt. 25:21 ESV). Every man that strives for mastery is temperate in all things. The Bible teaches us that our responsibility as believers is … More Well Done, Good and Faithful Servant!
For I know the plans that I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” (Jere. 29:11 NIV). Perhaps you’ve sat down and thought about how to plan your way to success. But have you thought about making all things … More His Plan, His Way
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
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
Jesus told us a parable of two sons. He devoted the first part of the parable to the younger son who desired his inheritance before time and he wasted it in a binge of reckless spending and extravagant living; (Luke 15:11-32). Shortly after, there was a famine in the land, and with everything spent it … More Welcome Back, I’ve Been Waiting!
Nearly everyone in the Bible was called by God to come out of their comfort zone to serve Him. Whether Jews or Gentiles, they were expected to answer the call. When God calls, He disrupts our plans to bring His will on earth. Here are a few examples…
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 I know the plans and thoughts that I have for you, ‘ says the LORD, ‘ plans for peace and well-being and not for disaster, but to give you a future and a hope. Then you will call on Me and you will come and pray to Me, and I will hear [your … More God Speaks Through His Word
Scripture: A man’s mind plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps and makes them sure; (Proverbs 16:9 Amp.). “Today is the day that I take my destiny into my own hands!” Perhaps you’ve made this declaration to plan your way to success. You’ve weighed your strengths and decided that you’re business savvy and … More Established Steps
The Lord sought a man after his own heart and appointed him ruler over His people; (1 Sam. 13:14). In the above Scripture, David constantly pursued God’s heart for directions to lead His people. He longed to please God and comply with God’s will. Two-thirds of the Psalms were penned by David, proving that he … More Sharing the Love of Christ