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JESUS SUMMARIZES THE TEN COMMANDMENTS FOR OUR BENEFIT

BIBLE PASSAGE: One of the teachers of the law came and heard them debating. Noticing that Jesus had given them a good answer, he asked him, “Of all the commandments, which is the most important?” “The most important one,” answered Jesus, “is this: ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. Love … Continue reading

HOW CAN I BE ASSURED THAT GOD KNOWS ME AS A CHILD OF HIS?

BIBLE PASSAGE: Follow God’s example, therefore, as dearly loved children and walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. (Ephesians 5:1-2) DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT: Whenever we ‘follow’ someone, we tend to imitate some of their characteristics. In order to … Continue reading

DOES ANYONE LOVE ME?

BIBLE PASSAGE: “Because he loves me,” says the Lord, “I will rescue him; I will protect him, for he acknowledges my name.” (Psalm 91:14) DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT: One of the essential needs of every individual, is to know that that are loved – by someone. In desperation, some people try all kinds of things that are … Continue reading

WHO CAN HELP ME IN MY BATTLE WITH SIN’S CONTROL OF MY LIFE?

BIBLE PASSAGE: So I say, live by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the sinful nature. (Galatians 5:16) MEDITATION: Living by the Spirit does not mean to live ‘beside’ the Spirit, it means allowing the Spirit to become an integral part of our lives. God does not give a ‘dormant’ Spirit … Continue reading

A HEAVENLY GIFT FROM OUR HEAVENLY FATHER WHO LOVES US!

BIBLE PASSAGE: “If you then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him!” (Luke 11:13) MEDITATION: Before He left His disciples, Christ promised that He would send a Comforter to help them in … Continue reading

UNBELIEF CAN DAMAGE OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH THE LORD

BIBLE PASSAGE: Immediately the boy’s father exclaimed, “I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief!” (Mark 9:24) MEDITATION: A father had a child who was possessed by an impure spirit. When Jesus asked him how long his son had been like this, the father said, “From childhood”. Then he said to Jesus, “…if you can … Continue reading

THE RESURRECTION OF JESUS IS MORE THAN JUST AN EVENT – IT CHANGES LIVES!

BIBLE PASSAGE: “I am the Living One; I was dead, and behold I am alive for ever and ever! And I hold the keys of death and Hades.” (Revelation 1:18) MEDITATION: For any historic event to be believable, there needs to be supportive evidence. There should be documentation of the event made my reliable witnesses. … Continue reading

COPING WITH THE CALAMITIES OF LIFE

BIBLE PASSAGE: One thing I ask from the LORD, this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to gaze on the beauty of the LORD and to seek him in his temple. For in the day of trouble he will keep me … Continue reading

WHAT DOES GOD EXPECT OF ME AFTER HE HAS GIVEN ME HIS SALVATION?

BIBLE PASSAGE: I have brought you glory on earth by finishing the work you gave me to do. (John 4) MEDITATION: After Jesus told His disciples that He would soon be leaving them, He prayed. He explained to them what would happen so they would not be surprised and experience turmoil at His departure. He … Continue reading

WHAT ARE THE THINGS THAT PREVENT ME FROM BELIEVING IN CHRIST?

BIBLE PASSAGE: Now Thomas (also known as Didymus), one of the Twelve, was not with the disciples when Jesus came. So the other disciples told him, “We have seen the Lord!” But he said to them, “Unless I see the nail marks in his hands and put my finger where the nails were, and put … Continue reading