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WHAT YOU HAVE SEEN AND HEARD CAN BE LIFE-CHANGING TO OTHERS

BIBLE PASSAGE: “You will be his witness to all people of what you have seen and heard.” (Acts 22:15) MEDITATION: Have you ever thought about the command from the Lord to be His witness to all people? We all have a finite amount of time on earth, and we will not be His witnesses in … Continue reading

GOD KNOWS WHEN WE HAVE PROBLEMS AND ARE LOOKING FOR ANSWERS

BIBLE PASSAGE: “Who among you fears the LORD and obeys the word of his servant? Let the one who walks in the dark, who has no light, trust in the name of the LORD and rely on their God.” (Isaiah 50:10) MEDITATION: None of us enjoy going through difficult times, but for some reason, we … Continue reading

SATAN WANTS TO REPLACE OUR PEACE AND JOY WITH WORRY AND ANXIETY

BIBLE PASSAGE: Then Jesus said to his disciples: “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat; or about your body, what you will wear.” (Luke 12:22) MEDITATION: Many people struggle with overcoming the battle of worry and/or fear. When they see a problem, they want to take it into … Continue reading

COMPLETE UNDERSTANDING IS NOT A REQUIREMENT FOR OBEDIENCE

BIBLE PASSAGE: I am the LORD, who brought you up out of Egypt to be your God; therefore be holy, because I am holy. (Leviticus 11:45) MEDITATION: As a parent, you know how children can ask “Why?” whenever you tell them to do something. Most of the time we enjoy taking the time to explain, … Continue reading

NOBODY PLANS TO FAIL, BUT OUR OWN PLANS OFTEN FAIL US

BIBLE PASSAGE: For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” (Jeremiah 29:11) MEDITATION: At times, planning can be a difficult task, can’t it? Sometimes we feel confident that everything has been accounted for, but … Continue reading

THE TESTING OF OUR FAITH INCREASES OUR FAITH AND CONFIDENCE

BIBLE PASSAGE: Test me, Lord, and try me, examine my heart and my mind; for I have always been mindful of your unfailing love and have lived in reliance on your faithfulness. (Psalm 26:2-3) MEDITATION: Before automobile manufacturers release their autos to be sold, they want to make sure their vehicles are safe to drive. … Continue reading

FOLLOWERS OF JESUS ARE KNOWN BY THEIR GENTLENESS

BIBLE PASSAGE: “You have also given me the shield of Your salvation; Your right hand has held me up, Your gentleness has made me great.” (Psalm 18:35) MEDITATION: As Christians, there is so much for us to learn from the Old Testament. For instance, the psalmist reminds us of three blessings from the Lord. First … Continue reading

WELCOME TO THE PRIESTHOOD AND HOLY NATION OF THE REDEEMED!

BIBLE PASSAGE: “But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.” (1 Peter 2:9) MEDITATION: The scriptures tell us that Christians are chosen people. It doesn’t mean only certain people are … Continue reading

ENJOYING LIFE NOW AND ANTICIPATING OUR FUTURE REWARDS

BIBLE PASSAGE: “For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.” (Philippians 1:21) MEDITATION: Have you ever heard someone say to another person, “You just don’t get it!”? We can’t say that about the apostle Paul, can we? He got it! He summed up his understanding of life and eternity in one … Continue reading

THE GREATEST WORK OF THE GREATEST ONE!

BIBLE PASSAGE: “He himself bore our sins” in his body on the cross, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; “by his wounds you have been healed.” (1 Peter 2:24) MEDITATION: Jesus worked the entire time He walked the earth in human form. However, the greatest work that Jesus did was … Continue reading