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THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN YOU AND THE MYSTERY OF THE GOSPEL

“Pray also for me, that whenever I speak, words may be given me so that I will fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel, or which I am an ambassador in chains. Pray that I may declare it fearlessly, as I should.”   (Ephesians 6:19-20) Have you ever wondered why God hasn’t called you … Continue reading

THE DREADED PERFORMANCE REVIEW

CONSIDERATIONS FOR MANAGERS AND EMPLOYEES: MANAGER: 1. After completing a review for your staff member, take some time and read over the scores and your comments pretending that this is your review from your manager. Would you like the scores? Would you like the comments? Would you think the review was fair? 2. Don’t give … Continue reading

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR STABILITY IN YOUR LIFE?

“Heaven and earth shall pass away, but My words shall not pass away.”   (Matthew 24:35) In an unstable world, we can all use some stability. It is difficult for anyone to find peace without stability in their lives. Some of us may resent authority at times, we still need it to keep us from … Continue reading

WANT TO RESTORE THE JOY OF BEING SAVED?

Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit to sustain me.   (Psalm 51:12) If you are a believer, can you recall that day when you were saved? Do you remember the emotions you felt at the time? Wasn’t it like you had all of this tenseness bottled up … Continue reading

KEEPING IT TOGETHER IN A WORLD THAT IS FALLING APART

“Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, Who gave Himself for our sins to rescue us from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.”   Galatians 1:3-5 If someone asked you the following … Continue reading

WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE CALM AND CONFIDENT IN ALL THINGS?

But I am like an olive tree flourishing in the house of God; I trust in God’s unfailing love for ever and ever.   (Psalm 52:8) Do you ever get the feeling that everything is going great for others, but not for you? Things just seem to fall into place for them and they appear … Continue reading

IS YOUR “TALK” AND “WALK” SYCHRONIZED?

You hypocrites! Isaiah was right when he prophesied about you: “These people honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me. They worship me in vain; their teachings are merely human rules.” (Matthew 15:7-9) “Hypocrite!” – This is probably the worst word anyone could use when referring to a ‘religious’ person. It … Continue reading

DO YOU NEED ANXIETY RELIEF?

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.   (Philippians 4:6) Anxiety: The destroyer of peace and joy. At one time another, everyone has probably had anxious moments. However, if we are not careful, it can become ingrained and inhabit our entire being. … Continue reading

DO YOU EVER FEEL YOU ARE IN FRUSTRATING CYCLE?

So I say, live by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the sinful nature. (Galatians 5:16) Do you have a struggle with sins that plagued you before you received salvation? There are times when you feel like you have distanced yourself from them and yet suddenly, often without warning, they appear … Continue reading

ARE PAST FAILURES DRAGGING YOU DOWN?

I have swept away your offenses like a cloud, your sins like the morning mist. Return to me, for I have redeemed you.” (Isaiah 44:22) Have you ever thought about why we have a memory? Some would say that our memory of previous failures is what helps us to be successful in the future. We … Continue reading