Typically I don’t write my devotionals in first person, but this is a combination of something to meditate on, and a personal note to you. This morning while spending time in the Word, something jumped out to me. It was from Jesus’ encounter with the 10 lepers in Luke 17:11-17. The story records that Jesus… [Continue Reading]
Archives for December 2012
1 John 3:9, AMP “No one born (begotten) of God [deliberately, knowingly, and [habitually] practices sin, for God’s nature abides in him [His principle of life, the divine sperm, remains permanently within him]; and he cannot practice sinning because he is born (begotten) of God.” To be born again means you are born anew by the… [Continue Reading]
1 Chronicles 14:11 NIV “So David and his men went up to Baal Perazim, and there he defeated them. He said, “As waters break out, God has broken out against my enemies by my hand.” So that place was called Baal Perazim” Scripture reveals that the believing Christian is anointed of God, and that He has… [Continue Reading]
Matthew 1:23 NIV “The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel”–which means, “God with us.” Matthew in his gospel quoted these words from the writing of Isaiah (Isa.7:14). In the setting in which it was spoken, it was a symbolic name which was part of… [Continue Reading]
John 15:7 “If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.” Jesus teaching His disciples on how to keep their spiritual vitality makes the statement above. In the previous verses of John 15, He talks about the relationship between the branch and… [Continue Reading]
Matthew 7:24-27 “Therefore whoever hears these sayings of Mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man who built his house on the rock: and the rain descended, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house; and it did not fall, for it was founded on the rock. “But everyone… [Continue Reading]
Do you find yourself being overwhelmed frequently? Does it seem like there are not enough hours in a day? Maybe it’s the spirit of dominion that is dormant in you. Make a decision to be master over your circumstances, plan to take control of your life. Start out with a ‘to-do’ list, cut out unnecessary activities and prioritize your list. Make sure you are searching your heart for the Spirit of God to give you guidance.
1 Samuel 17:45 “Then David said to the Philistine, ‘You come to me with a sword, with a spear, and with a javelin. But I come to you in the name of the LORD of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have defied…’” God created you to be a fearless being,… [Continue Reading]
1 Thessalonians 1:3 (NIV)“We remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.” The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines work as “sustained physical or mental effort to overcome obstacles and achieve an objective or result”. ENDURANCE INSPIRED BY HOPE:… [Continue Reading]
Progressive life requires progressive wisdom, understanding and knowledge. Never let your knowledge base remain stagnant. You ought to continually be willing to learn in the area of your trade. There’s always a better way to do things, and you must be willing to seek it out.