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).
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.
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,
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!
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?
Angels are heavenly beings superior to human beings in power and intelligence. However, seeing that they were created by God, they are not all-powerful or all-knowing; (Ps.103:20; 2 Thess. 1:7). Therefore, their knowledge is limited and does not compare to our Omniscient Creator.
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!
FEMALE PROMISE SEEKERS SERIES God’s Secret Weapon There’s nothing like starting off the New Year introducing “Jael, God’s Secret Weapon.” She’s a part of the “Female Promise Seekers Series.” In the Hebrew language, her name translates “she shall ascend or go up.” Unfortunately, there’s very little information written about Jael’s background. Her courage prompted … More The Power Behind the Promise