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,
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
When asked, “How are you?” Many Christians respond, “I’m blessed.” It seems to roll off our tongues rather quickly, so fast that we don’t even have to think about the words. Is it by habit, or is it socially correct to use good old Christian lingo? What is the difference between being blessed and wishing … More Am I Lucky or Blessed?
Having joy in the Lord is the natural result of the Christian faith. Faith in Christ naturally works gladness by removing fear and replacing it with a calm, settled temperament. It takes away sorrow and provides a sense of quiet peace in the heart of the person who trusts the Lord. The Lord’s joy causes … More CHOOSE JOY!
“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
Scripture: Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy to bear, and … More Unpack Your Bags, It’s Over Now!
Scripture: Enter through the narrow gate, for broad is the gate and wide is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it; (Matt. 7:13 NIV). In this teaching, I am highlighting the subtle ways that the enemy tries to gain access to the lives of unsuspecting individuals. He’s always watching to see … More Learning to Guard Your Gates
FEMALE PROMISE SEEKERS SERIES “How can you say you love me when your heart is not with me?” – Delilah Delilah met Samson in her hometown, the Valley of Sorek, which is modern-day Gaza. It was occupied by the Philistines in the 12th century B.C. They possessed superior weapons of iron when they began to … More DELILAH: TOXIC LOVE
The disciples came to Jesus and asked, “Who, then, is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” He called a little child to him and placed the child among them. And he said: “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Therefore, whoever … More WHO IS THE GREATEST?
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