What are you afraid of? Are you afraid of heights, or noises that are heard in the silence of the night? Fear can be described as a state of fright that can cause illusions. These feelings can be accompanied by stress, worry, anxiety, and even paranoia, which are the main causes of physical illnesses, and … More Defeating Fear
After Jesus called the crowd to Him, He said, “Listen and understand this: It is not what goes into the mouth of a man that defiles and dishonors him, but what comes out of the mouth, this defiles and dishonors him” (Matthew 15:10-11 Ampl. Bible).
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
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!
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!
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
“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
If God has a heart, what would you picture His heart to look like? First, let me say that I don’t feel adequate to describe God in the least or the greatest way. God is just too wonderful for anyone to circumscribe; (Ps. 139:6). One thing that we can be sure of is that God … More A Heart Like None Other
Jesus told 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 was … More Welcome Back, I’ve Been Waiting!