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WHO ARE YOU IMITATING?

SCRIPTURE: Dear friend, do not imitate what is evil but what is good.  Anyone who does what is good is from God.  Anyone who does what is evil has not seen God.   (3 John 11) MEDITATION: We have all heard the phrase, “Dumbing down of America”. It denotes that we are lowering the overachievers … Continue reading

CAN GOD DEPEND ON YOU?

SCRIPTURE: The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to preach good news to the poor.   (Isaiah 61:1) MEDITATION: God made every human being with the option of making choices for themselves. We all have the power to choose how we will react to any type of … Continue reading

GOD CARES ABOUT PEOPLE, BUT DOES HE CARE ABOUT ME?

SCRIPTURE: “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear.  Is not life more important than food, and the body more important than clothes?”   (Matthew 6:25) MEDITATION: Many are concerned about their relationship with God. They know that He … Continue reading

WHAT WERE YOU THINKING?

SCRIPTURE: May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in Your sight, O Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer.   (Psalm 19:14) MEDITATION: Have you ever thought about who you try to please by the things you do and say? Are you inwardly focused and only trying to please … Continue reading

WHAT IS THE MAGNITUDE OF JESUS IN YOUR LIFE?

SCRIPTURE: He must become greater; I must become less.   (John 3:30) MEDITATION: One of the unique things about the way God created us is – He allows us to make our own choices in life. God did not make us so that He could be the puppet-master and pull our strings. He did not … Continue reading

THE GREATEST GIFT GIVER OF ALL!

SCRIPTURE: The Lord will indeed give what is good, and our land will yield its harvest.   (Psalm 85:12) MEDITATION: Gift giving and receiving can be an interesting event, wouldn’t you agree? Some people are so happy to receive attention from others that they are pleased with any gift they receive. Others however can be … Continue reading

BENEFITS OF READING, KNOWING AND UNDERSTANDING THE BIBLE

SCRIPTURE: All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness… (2 Timothy 3:16) MEDITATION: God has given mankind some awesome gifts and one of the greatest gifts He has given us is His Word – the book of scriptures, named the Bible. Without the scriptures, we would know anything … Continue reading

ARE YOU OBEYING THE LORD’S COMMAND TO LOVE?

SCRIPTURE: “My command is this:  Love each other as I have loved you.”   (John 15:12) MEDITATION: If you were asked to sum up the scriptures in one word, you might choose the word, “unity”. Isn’t that what God wants of all people? He wants us to have unity with His Son, Jesus. He wants … Continue reading

CAN THE LORD USE ME? YES HE CAN!!

SCRIPTURE: I heard the voice of the Lord, saying: “Whom shall I send, and who  will go for Us?”  Then I said, “Here am I!  Send me.”   (Isaiah 6:8) MEDITATION: When you were a kid, did one of your parents ever ask you to go get something? It gave you a feeling of usefulness, … Continue reading

WHY SHOULD YOU PRAY?

SCRIPTURE: “And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.”    (Matthew 21:22) MEDITATION: Why should anyone pray? Because it is a good thing, and it pleases God. It changes the hearts (for the better) of those who pray. God wants us to bring our needs to Him; to tell Him … Continue reading