Focus on Jesus, even when it hurts

Who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.”

1 Timothy 2:4 (NKJV)

So what is your focus today? Is it all about errands, work, tasks, and pleasures to explore or self-ambitions? Or, is your mind focused on your relationship with God and your journey to heaven? Are you praying for opportunities to share the Good News?

“What consumes your mind controls your life.” – Unknown

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God Is Jealous For Us

This months teaching is about why God is Jealous for us.

God desires a personal relationship with us, His creation. That which He made… that which He made from the dust of the earth, He calls His own! He views us as children and friends. He never needed us. But God does take great pleasure in us and He spends much time thinking about us.

“The Lord your God in your midst, the Might One, will save; He will rejoice over you witRead More

What is your identity?

God created us in His own image. Human beings are easily identifiable since we share a common exterior, although eye, hair and skin color may differ. But when God designed us, He made each person unique. Even identical twins are not completely identical, as they do not share the same fingerprints. Each person has a different mix of talents, personalities traits, and intellect. Sadly, many of us struggle over our iden… Read More

Naomi

The story of Ruth begins with a famine in the land of Israel. Elimelech, a man from Bethlehem, moved his wife Naomi, and their two sons, to the country of Moab. Shortly after their arrival, Elimelech died. Naomi was left to raise her two sons in a foreign all alone. This fact gives us insight into her character. She was a survivor. Naomi understood the need to persevere through difficult times.  She did not allow her tria… Read More

Rebuke the devil!

Some Christians believe they not only have the authority to rebuke Satan, but that they should be rebuking him right and left. There is no biblical basis for such a belief. Unlike God, Satan is not omnipresent. He can only be in one place at one time. So, when believers find themselves under spiritual attack, it is highly unlikely the devil is personally behind the harassment. Of course he does have a legion of demons rea… Read More

God Desires Honesty

We have the freedom to speak honestly before our King. God already knows what we think, and what we are about to say, so it is foolishness to hide our true feelings from Him. We have permission to be honest, really honest, and need not fear retribution or punishment for our transparency.

Before a word is on my tongue you, LORD, know it completely.” Psalm 139:4 (NIV)

“As Christians, we are not to be people without feRead More