Hold on… pain ends! HOPE!
As long as we are anchored to Christ, we have hope. Hardships and trials may rock our boat but never our foundation… if Jesus is the bedrock.
The presence of hope in the invincible sovereignty of God drives out fear. ~ John Piper
If our hope in Christ has weakened, you can be certain the enemy has been at work. Doubt and fear will fill our hearts if hope wavers. If you question the faithfulness an… Read More
The very first Christians expected to suffer.
Jesus warned them that they would flogged, hated, and persecuted because, “Everyone who wants to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted.” 2 Timothy 3:12 (NKJV) By the early second century, to be called a Christian was a pretty certain death warrant.
“I am sending you out like sheep among wolves. Therefore be as shrewd as snakes and as innocent as dove… Read More
When God created Adam and Eve, I believe His intention was to give them the capacity to enjoy the world He had created. The garden they were placed in probably had numerous fragrant flowers and plants, which must have provided incredible aromatic pleasures. God finds pleasure through the five senses, which He loving built into us.
The words of the Bible draw us to Christ in many ways, including through personal accoun… Read More
The Bible tells us that believers can hear the voice of God. We recognize it, not so much as an audible voice but as an inner knowing. We perceive and grasp when our Master speaks.
“My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me.” John 10:27 (NKJV)
Man cannot intellectualize or emotionalize the Gospel. It must be received and understood spiritually. Through faith, we enter into fellowship with Jehov… Read More
Has the Holy Spirit prompted you to do something outside of your comfort zone? Are you arguing with God over this idea, reminding Him that you do not have the necessary skills to move ahead? Why?
We are not always given an opportunity to prepare ahead of time to do God’s business. There is an element of the unexpected in our walk with Christ, and we have to accept that spontaneity is sometimes necessary. Therefore, fait… Read More
The word for difficulty in Hebrew is peleh. The word for miracle is the very same word, peleh. Every difficulty in your life is a potential miracle.
A miracle is defined as, an effect or extraordinary event in the physical world that surpasses all known human or natural powers and is ascribed to a supernatural cause. Such an effect or event is considered a work of God.
In Isaiah 9:6, Messiah is called Wonderful Counsel… Read More