Monthly Archives: February 2014

Selfishness Is The Opposite Of Divine Love

PHILIPPIANS 2:3-4 NKJ 3 Let nothing be done through selfish ambition or conceit, but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than himself. 4 Let each of you look out not only for his own interests, but also … Continue reading

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When You Hurt, You Are Not Alone

HEBREWS 13:5 ESV 5 . . . he has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” Jesus understands. He knows how it feels to be betrayed, abandoned, hated. Jesus knows what it feels like to hurt. He lived … Continue reading

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Let The Joy Flow

NEHEMIAH 8:10b GWN 10 Don’t be sad because the joy you have in the LORD is your strength.” As children of God we have joy in our spirit. But we must choose to let it flow out into our minds, … Continue reading

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Don’t Hurt God

Fortunately for us, God is not motivated or moved or controlled by His feelings. But that does not mean God has no feelings. We are made in His image, in His likeness. Just as we have feelings, and can be … Continue reading

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Throw Your Cares On The Lord

1 PETER 5:6-7 NET 6 And God will exalt you in due time, if you humble yourselves under his mighty hand 7 by casting all your cares on him because he cares for you. Worry is associated with pride, as … Continue reading

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Prosperity Preachers

Sometimes people ask me if I am a “prosperity preacher.” The term “prosperity preacher” is a critical term some use to put down those who preach God’s will is prosperity. After thinking about this, I believe there are only four … Continue reading

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The Weapon of the Spirit

EPHESIANS 6:17 NKJ 17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God; A soldier needs a weapon. In Bible days a sword was the most effective weapon available. Today we … Continue reading

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God Is Not A Liar

NUMBERS 23:19 ICB 19 God is not a man. He will not lie. God is not a human being. He does not change his mind. What he says he will do, he does. What he promises, he keeps. Too many … Continue reading

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Fasting

Fasting means going without something, usually food. MATTHEW 9:14-15 NKJ 14 Then the disciples of John came to Him, saying, “Why do we and the Pharisees fast often, but Your disciples do not fast?” 15 And Jesus said to them, … Continue reading

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Prayer Guidelines

Prayer is communication with God. Talking with Almighty God is the greatest privilege you have. God desires a growing relationship with you. Communication is essential for a relationship to develop. Involve God in every part of your life: every decision … Continue reading

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