How Not To Pray

Text: Matthew 6:5-8 Christians who do not pray right does not receive answers. Prayer is one general thing and a universal topic that cannot be neglected as it relates to all religions. It doesn’t really matter whether or how you believe in God. Christians pray, the heathens, Muslims, even atheists

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The Lukewarm Soldier

Text: John 15:5 “I am the vine; ye are the branches. He that abideth in Me and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit; for without me ye can do nothing.” The Story Begins… It’s a very Sunny Day. As the heat persists, so does your thirst. You

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Use Your Time Wisely

Text: John 17:4 ” I have glorified thee on the earth: I have finished the work which thou gavest me to do.” Commenting on the undisciplined life of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, ( he was a fabulous writer) William Barclay writes; ‘never did a great mind produce so little. He left

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Resisting The Devil

Text: James 4:7 ” Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.” (KJV) To resist is to keep at bay or to fend off its influence or advance, withstand the force of something. Thus to resist involves a combination of the two earlier techniques however, the

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First Love

Text:  Jeremiah 1:5, Roman 5:8, Isaiah 50: 1-2, john 3:16 Love Defined Like We Know It There is no greater gift better than the gift of love, he that is loved lacks nothing basic with humans as long as it’s affordable. When the heart of love for someone hits another,

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Dealing With Distractions

Text: Matthew 6:31-33 31 Therefore take no thought, saying, what shall we eat?  Or, what shall we drink?  Or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed?  32 For after all these things do the Gentiles seek: for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.   33 But seek ye

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Is God Mad At Me?

Text: John 8: 3-11.  3 And the scribes and Pharisees brought unto him a woman taken in adultery;  and when they had set her in the midst, 4 They say unto him, Master, this woman was taken in adultery, in the very act.   5 Now Moses in the law commanded us, that

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Living Above Debt

Text: Philippians 4:12, Proverbs 22:7   Live within your means “…I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want” “The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender”  An

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The Mercy Seat

Text: Psalm 103:8-17 From every stormy wind that blows, from every swelling tide of woes, there is a calm, a sure retreat. It is found beneath the Mercy Seat. A Little Biblical History… According to the Old Testament, the Mercy Seat  was the gold lid with two cherubim beaten out of

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Own Your Weakness

Text :And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. (2 Corinthians 12:9) The Bible often talks in counter-intuitive statements. Different than the normal flow. An unexpected rub against the grain. If you want to gain, you must give up.

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ANTITHESIS

“The world does not understand theology or dogma, but it understands love and sympathy.” – Dwight L. Moody A friend once said to me that if Christ’s second coming happened during the week, he might not make Heaven. He said this because lying ( which often are in form of

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Getting Mentors

Thou therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus. And the things that thou hast heard of me among many witnesses, the same commit thou to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others also. 2 Timothy 2:1-2 KJV Simply put, a mentor is

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BETWEEN THE PROMISE AND THE PROOF

Romans 4:19-20 NLT 19 And Abraham’s faith did not weaken, even though, at about 100 years of age, he figured his body was as good as dead—and so was Sarah’s womb. 20 Abraham never wavered in believing God’s promise. In fact, his faith grew stronger, and in this he brought

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Excelling in Business

Text “Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not high-minded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy;” 1st Timothy 6:17 “If we become increasingly humble about how little we know, we may be more eager

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Prevailing Prayer

Text: James 5:16, Isaiah 66:8 “Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.” “…for as soon as Zion travailed, she brought forth her children.” Pray until something happens Prayer has been the

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When Life Happens To YOU

Matthew 14:22-29 (NIV) Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead of him to the other side, while he dismissed the crowd. After he had dismissed them, he went up on a mountainside by himself to pray. Later that night, he was there alone, and the

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The Most Important Alphabet

Philippians 2: 8-9 8 And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross. 9 Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name. (KJV) Here’s a brief on how

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Antithesis

1 Corinthians 9:19-23(NIV) 19 Though I am free and belong to no one, I have made myself a slave to everyone, to win as many as possible. 20 To the Jews I became like a Jew, to win the Jews. To those under the law I became like one under

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Dealing With Addiction: God Freinds

Pro 12:26 The godly give good advice to their friends; the wicked lead them astray. (NLT) Memory Verse: Heb 12:1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that

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We Are Risen With Him!

1Cor. 1: 30 ‘ But of him are ye in Christ Jesus who God is made onto us wisdom and righteousness’ – KJV Every dint of doubt gave way when the manifestations at the cross pointed to one thing, this is no ordinary man. The soldiers who had pierced him,

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