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THE BATTLE FOR YOUR SOUL IS REAL!

SCRIPTURE: Dear friends, I urge you, as foreigners and exiles, to abstain from sinful desires, which wage war against your soul. (1 Peter 2:11) MEDITATION: Have you ever noticed that whenever you are around a bad odor for a while, your nose adjusts and it no longer smells as bad? We are living in evil … Continue reading

WHO OR WHAT IS IN CONTROL OF MY LIFE?

SCRIPTURE: Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. (Ephesians 5:15-16) MEDITATION: We can sit around wishing that we were godly for the next ten years, but it won’t happen! We have to discipline ourselves for the purpose of godliness. … Continue reading

WHAT CAN I BELIEVE INTO EXISTENCE?

SCRIPTURE: That if you confess with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. (Romans 10:9) MEDITATION: It is impossible to believe anything into existence. The Gospel did not come into being because men believed it. The tomb was not emptied of … Continue reading

REMEMBERING WHAT THE LORD DID FOR US

SCRIPTURE: “For God did not appoint us to suffer wrath but to receive salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ. He died for us so that, whether we are awake or asleep, we may live together with Him.” (1 Thessalonians 5:9-10) MEDITATION: Death is a reality that everyone will face, unless the rapture preempts this event … Continue reading

HOW HAS SALVATION FROM THE LORD CHANGED ME?

SCRIPTURE: John, to the seven churches in the province of Asia: Grace and peace to you from him who is, and who was, and who is to come, and from the seven spirits before his throne, and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the ruler of the … Continue reading

EASTER IS A TIME OF REFLECTION, APPRECIATION, AND COMMITMENT

SCRIPTURE: …and from Jesus Christ, Who is the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by His blood, and has made us to be a kingdom and priests to serve his God and Father—to … Continue reading

FEAR IS NOT AN ENEMY THAT CANNOT BE CONQUERED

SCRIPTURE: The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? (Psalm 27:1) MEDITATION: There is a phrase often seen on church signs, “Know Christ, know peace; no Christ, no peace”. When we read the scriptures, it makes sense, … Continue reading

WHAT HAPPENED TO THE JOY IN MY LIFE?

SCRIPTURE: Others, like seed sown on rocky places, hear the word and at once receive it with joy. (Mark 4:16) MEDITATION: The word “joy” is used almost 250 times in the Bible. “Joy” is described as, “A feeling of great pleasure and happiness”. It is synonymous with words like, “delight”, “bliss”, “exhilaration”, “rejoicing”, etc. This … Continue reading

EVIDENCE OF GENUINE GODLY LOVE IN THE LIFE OF A BELIEVER

SCRIPTURE: Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. (Ephesians 4:2) MEDITATION: The word “love” can be found almost 700 times in the Bible. Why would this word be found so often in scriptures? God’s love is the reason He has given us a path to salvation. When we receive … Continue reading

TO LOVE, OR NOT TO LOVE – IT IS NOT A QUESTION

SCRIPTURE: Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. (1 John 4:8) MEDITATION: Have you ever taken the time to think about the important things in your life? What did you put at the top of your list? Was it family, a good job, a healthy life style, etc.? Whenever we … Continue reading