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HOW IS YOUR LIFE IMPACTING THOSE WHO DO NOT KNOW THE LORD?

SCRIPTURE: The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to preach good news to the poor.  He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners.   (Isaiah 61:1) MEDITATION: Why would God offer mankind His … Continue reading

WHAT IS THE BEST GIFT YOU HAVE EVER BEEN OFFERED?

SCRIPTURE: For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people. It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age, while we wait for the blessed hope—the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus … Continue reading

ARE YOU PREVENTING THE LORD FROM GROWING IN YOUR LIFE?

SCRIPTURE: He must increase, but I must decrease.   (John 3:30) MEDITATION: Whenever a person gives their life to the Lord, an amazing transition takes place. The things of the world lose importance; the things of God increase in importance. As this transformation continues, we begin to develop the characteristics of Jesus. We learn to … Continue reading

WHY IS AMERICA A GREAT COUNTRY?

SCRIPTURE: The Lord will indeed give what is good, and our land will yield its harvest.   (Psalm 85:12) MEDITATION: Have you ever wondered why the United States is the destination for many who want to leave their own country? Sure, America has its problems, but it is still considered the land of opportunity because … Continue reading

IS GOD ENOUGH AND DOES GOD HAVE ENOUGH?

SCRIPTURE: “And my God will meet all your needs according to his glorious riches in Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 4:19) MEDITATION: Is God enough? It’s a question that many people ask as a result of the circumstances in their lives. It is a question people ask whenever everything seems hopeless. We can wonder if God has … Continue reading

WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOU KNOW YOUR NATION IS IN TROUBLE?

SCRIPTURE: I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people— for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. This is good, and pleases God our Savior,  who wants all people to be saved and to … Continue reading

HOW DO YOU FIGHT THE BATTLE FOR CONTROL OF YOUR LIFE? NEED HELP?

SCRIPTURE: So do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as … Continue reading

CAN YOU BENEFIT FROM BEING AFFLICTED AND EXPERIENCING TROUBLING TIMES?

SCRIPTURE: It was good for me to be afflicted so that I might learn your decrees. The law from your mouth is more precious to me than thousands of pieces of silver and gold. Your hands made me and formed me; give me understanding to learn your commands. May those who fear you rejoice when … Continue reading

IF GOD SAVED YOU, WHAT ARE YOU DOING TO SHOW YOUR APPRECIATION?

SCRIPTURE: “For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in.”   (Matthew 25:35) MEDITATION: When Jesus said, “It is finished”, one of the things it meant was that His earthly ministry was over. While … Continue reading

WHEN YOU ARE DISTRESSED, WHAT DO YOU DO?

SCRIPTURE: In his distress he sought the favor of the Lord his God and humbled himself greatly before the God of his ancestors.  And when he prayed to him, the Lord was moved by his entreaty and listened to his plea; so he brought him back to Jerusalem and to his kingdom. Then Manasseh knew … Continue reading