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IS YOUR LIFE OUT OF FOCUS? IS YOUR PEACE AND JOY ELUDING YOU?

SCRIPTURE: For here we do not have an enduring city, but we are looking for the city that is to come.   (Hebrews 13:14) MEDITATION: Who can say that the world we live in is perfect? It can be very discouraging when we focus on the troubles of our world. Therein lies a part of … Continue reading

WHAT COMES OUT OF YOUR MOUTH WHEN YOU SPEAK?

SCRIPTURE: Likewise the tongue is a small part of the body, but it makes great boasts.  Consider what a great forest is set on fire by a small spark.   (James 3:5) MEDITATION: Many people spend a lot of time exercising and body building. There is certainly nothing wrong with trying to improve one’s health. … Continue reading

ARE YOU STILL SEARCHING, OR HAVE YOU FOUND IT?

SCRIPTURE: Jews demand signs and Greeks look for wisdom, but we preach Christ crucified: a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles. (1 Corinthians 1:22-23) MEDITATION: Would you agree that everyone is looking for something to bring value to their lives? Some people are just bored and looking for something to spice up their … Continue reading

DO YOU HAVE A LIFESTYLE OF WORSHIP?

SCRIPTURE: Jesus said to him, “Away from me, Satan! For it is written: ‘Worship the Lord your God, and serve him only.” (Matthew 4:10) MEDITATION: In this setting of scripture, it is interesting to see that Jesus draws a parallel between worship and serving. When the word worship is mentioned, most of our thoughts are … Continue reading

WANT OTHERS TO KNOW THAT YOU ARE A FOLLOWER OF THE LORD?

SCRIPTURE: “By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”   (John 13:35) MEDITATION: Wouldn’t be nice if every time someone looked at a believer they could say, “That person is a follower of Jesus”. If they could do that, we wouldn’t have to look for opportunities to … Continue reading

ONE OF GOD’S GREATEST PRIVILEGES FOR BELIEVERS!

SCRIPTURE: I thank my God every time I remember you. In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion … Continue reading

HOW MUCH DOES THE LORD INFLUENCE YOUR DECISIONS?

SCRIPTURE: “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” (Matthew 28:19-20)   MEDITATION: Many … Continue reading

I LOVE THE LORD BUT HOW CAN I SHOW HIM THAT I DO?

SCRIPTURE: Each man should give what he has decided in his heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.   (2 Corinthians 9:7) MEDITATION: Who do you think was the greatest giver of all time? It would have to be Jesus Christ, wouldn’t it? He gave His life for … Continue reading

HAVE YOU BEEN HEALED FROM THE SICKNESS YOU WERE BORN WITH?

SCRIPTURE: He Himself bore our sins in His body on the tree, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; by His wounds you have been healed.   (1 Peter 2:24) MEDITATION: Have you ever given thought to the fact that we were born sick? You might say, “No, I was born … Continue reading

WHY DOES LIFE SEEM LIKE A NEVER ENDING BATTLE?

SCRIPTURE: For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.   (Ephesians 6:12) MEDITATION: Have you ever heard someone say that life is a struggle? There is a lot of … Continue reading