The Person Of Jesus

Bible Text: John 1:1-14;18 “No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son,which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him.” John 1:18 (KJV)  Who is Jesus to you?  The best person to tell of another person is not one who has spent the

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Kingdom Ambassador

Bible Text: 2 Corinthians 5:20, Ephesians 6:19-20 “Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us:  we pray you in Christ’s stead, be ye reconciled to God.” 2 Cor. 5:20 (KJV) Are you a good ambassador of Christ? The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines ambassador as “an

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The Need For Good Communication

Bible Text: 1 Corinthians 1:10 “Now, I beseech you brethren,by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, that there be no divisions among you; but ye be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment.” I remember a time

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If You Must Work, You Must Rest

Bible Text: Mark 6:31 “And He said unto them, come ye yourselves apart to a desert place, and rest a while: for there were many coming and going, and they had no leisure so much as to eat.”( KJV) Ruth Haley Barton coined the phrase ‘dangerous tiredness.’ Its symptoms include:

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The Grace To Triumph Always

Text: 2 Cor. 2:14 “Now thanks to be unto God, who always causes us to triumph in Christ and makes manifest the saviour of His knowledge by us in every place”   Victory In Christ “Winning is not a sometime thing, it’s an all-the-time thing. You don’t win once in

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Giving Up

Text: 1 Kings 19:4; Galatians 6:9 “But he himself went a day’s journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a juniper tree: and he requested for himself that he might die; and said, ‘It is enough; now, O LORD, take away my life; for I am not

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Handling Conflicts

Text: Romans 12:17-19 “Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men. If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men. Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance

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The Christian Soldier

Text: 1 Timothy 2:3-7 “No soldier gets entangled in civilian pursuits, since his aim is to please the one who enlisted him.” A Little Detour The Apostle Paul was like a veteran soldier, and his spiritual protégé, Timothy, was like a young recruit. Sensing the newly enlisted fighter might be

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Don’t Get Hooked

Text: Luke 9:55 “Ye know not what manner of spirit ye are of.” You put on your phone; you go online; and you are subjected to all kinds of messages; people unwilling to take responsibility for their lot in life. So they go through everyday complaining about everything and anything;

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The Art Of Creating Value

Text: Gen 1:28 “And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.” The

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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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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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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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