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DO YOU HAVE PROBLEMS AND FRUSTRATIONS THAT SEEM INSURMOUNTABLE?

SCRIPTURE: Then Jesus told him, “Because you have seen me, you have believed; blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed.” Jesus performed many other signs in the presence of his disciples, which are not recorded in this book. But these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Messiah, … Continue reading

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR PEACE, JOY AND DIRECTION IN YOUR LIFE?

SCRIPTURE: The true light that gives light to every man was coming into the world.   (John 1:9) MEDITATION: Have you ever noticed how much “things” change in the dark? Your toe can often remind you of the difficulties of the dark when it has a close encounter of the worst kind with a chair … Continue reading

IS YOUR LIFE ALL ABOUT YOU, OR DO YOU HAVE CONCERN FOR OTHERS?

SCRIPTURE: Watch your life and doctrine closely.  Persevere in them, because if you do, you will save both yourself and your hearers.   (1 Timothy 4:16) MEDITATION: Have you ever thought about how awesome it would be if you had a direct influence on another person being saved? Try to get a visual of a … Continue reading

WHO ARE YOU? WHO WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE?

SCRIPTURE: Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus.   (Philippians 2:5) MEDITATION: If someone asked you whose life you would like to mimic, how would you answer them? The one we would like to imitate is a good indication of not only who we are, but also the person we would … Continue reading

ARE YOU LEARNING (AND APPLYING) WHAT GOD IS TEACHING YOU?

SCRIPTURE: “Whatever you have learned or received or heard from Me, or seen in Me – put it into practice.  And the God of peace will be with you.”   (Philippians 4:9) MEDITATION: How many times have you heard a Christian say, “There is no peace in my life”? How do you respond to that … Continue reading

WE ALL HAVE TO SERVE SOMEONE – WHO DO YOU SERVE?

SCRIPTURE: “But if serving the Lord seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your forefathers served beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living.  But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.” (Joshua 24:15) … Continue reading

WHAT COSTS YOU NOTHING TO GIVE, BUT WILL BE CHERISHED BY OTHERS?

SCRIPTURE: Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God.   Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.   (1 John 4:7) And He has given us this command:   Whoever loves God must also love his brother.   (1 John 4:21) MEDITATION: If you conducted a survey … Continue reading

DO YOU NEED A FRIEND WHO UNDERSTANDS YOU AND ENCOURAGES YOU?

SCRIPTURE: “The Lord your God is with you, He is mighty to save.  He will take great delight in you, He will quiet you with His love, He will rejoice over you with singing.”   (Zephaniah 3:17) MEDITATION: Do you think it is true to say that everyone could use a personal cheerleader? We can … Continue reading

WHAT SHOULD I DO WHEN I SUDDENLY THINK OF SOMEONE?

SCRIPTURE: In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness.  We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groans that words cannot express. (Romans 8:26) MEDITATION: Do you have an active prayer life? Do you often pray intercessory prayers for others? Have you … Continue reading

HOW GOOD IT IS TO KNOW THAT YOU ARE SPECIAL TO GOD!

SCRIPTURE: My message and my preaching were not with wise and persuasive words, but with a demonstration of the Spirit’s power, so that your faith might not rest on human wisdom, but on God’s power. (1 Corinthians 2:4-5) MEDITATION: Paul was a unique servant of the Lord. Before He was converted to Christianity, he was … Continue reading