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HOW GOOD ARE YOU AT LISTENING AND DOING?

Do not merely listen to the Word, and so deceive yourselves.   Do what it says.   (James 1:22) Are you the type of person that avoids reading instructions? For years I only read instructions after I completed assembling anything to confirm I did it correctly. However, there were those times when I realized I … Continue reading

LIGHT TRIUMPS OVER DARKNESS!

“This is the verdict:  Light has come into the world, but men loved darkness instead of light because their deeds were evil.”   John 3:19 There are many opposing extremes in the world, aren’t there? There is hot and cold, sweet and sour, nice and mean, caring and cruel, good and bad, etc. Let’s take … Continue reading

ARE YOU IN NEED OF A DEPENDABLE BEST FRIEND FOREVER?

“…And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”   (Matthew 28:20) Remember when you were young and there was one person you considered as your very best friend? In today’s world, he or she would be called your best friend forever (aka BFF). It was the person you not … Continue reading

WHO’S YOUR DADDY?

“Yet to all who received Him, to those who believed in His name, He gave the right to become children of God…”   (John 1:12) Have you heard the popular phrase “Who’s your daddy?” used by a lot of folks? It is used as a form of bragging whenever someone dominates another person in any … Continue reading

THE JOY OF CONSISTENCY!

Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.   (Hebrews 13:8) Do you consider yourself a ‘creature of habit’? Whenever anything upsets your routines, does it upset you? There is just something about staying in a familiar environment, isn’t there? When things remain the same, it can create a comfortable feeling, can’t it? … Continue reading

WHAT DOES GOD EXPECT OF ME?

Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will. (Romans 12:2) Have you ever thought to yourself, “I want to please God, but what does He expect of … Continue reading

WHO OR WHAT DO YOU DEPEND ON?

“Have faith in God,” Jesus answered.   (Mark 11:22) It is a question that has been often asked, “Where is your faith?” The question is meant to find out what a person depends on most. What do they feel can help them the most and give them as sense of security. Is it a bank … Continue reading

DON’T LET YOUR ATTITUDE SPOIL YOUR GRATITUDE

But the Lord replied, “Have you any right to be angry?”   (Jonah 4:4) Have you ever had something happen that you felt God orchestrated and you thought, “That’s just not fair!” When that happens you can react with any number of emotions. One of the ways you can react is with anger. Jonah did … Continue reading

ONE THING I KNOW, I MET JESUS AND HE CHANGED MY LIFE!

He replied, “Whether he is a sinner or not, I don’t know.   One thing I do know.  I was blind but now I see!”   (John 9:25) As believers, we can face all kinds of “naysayers” who give us many reasons why we should not believe in Jesus Christ as the Son of God. … Continue reading

ENCOURAGEMENT: OBEYING AND SERVING GOD

See to it, brothers and sisters, that none of you has a sinful, unbelieving heart that turns away from the living God. But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called “Today,” so that none of you may be hardened by sin’s deceitfulness. We have come to share in Christ, if indeed we … Continue reading