As much as all of us love “smooth sailing”, the fact is that we are going to experience some adversity. Whenever these adverse times come we must seek God through prayer. “Lord, if I’m facing issues because of my bad choices; Forgive me and help me to learn from this and do better going forward.”… Continue reading There’s a Purpose Behind Our Adversity
Luke 4:18 The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised, John 8:31-36 31 Then… Continue reading Freedom
Genesis 3:9 And the Lord God called unto Adam, and said unto him, Where art thou? From the beginning God established the man to be the leader and protector in the community and in the family. Genesis 1:26-28 26 And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them… Continue reading Adam, Where Art Thou?
John 11:43-44 Now when He he had said these things, He cried with a loud voice, “Lazarus come forth!” (44) and He who had died come out bound hand and foot with grave clothes, and his face was wrapped with a cloth. Jesus said to them, “Loose Him, and let him go.” Cried: This loud… Continue reading How Should We Mourn And Rejoice?
Hebrew 6:19 Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and stedfast, and which entereth into that within the veil; As believers, our HOPE in Christ is secure, like an anchor. This anchor is not in sand, but in the very presence of the Almighty. Within the veil refers to the… Continue reading God’s Promise
Have You Ever Had A Feeling of being Forsaken? (Psalm 22:1-2)1 In his book The Screwtap Letters, C. S. Lewis records an imaginary conversation between a senior devil and a junior devil as they discuss how to properly tempt a Christian. Brothers and Sisters, there is a training program for all things. The two devils… Continue reading Never Forsaken
2 Corinthians 12:7-9 And lest I should be exalted above measure by the abundance of the revelations, a thorn in the flesh was given to me, a measure , a messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I be exalted above measure. (8) Concerning the thing I pleaded with the Lord three times that it… Continue reading Do You Have A Thorn In Your Flesh?
Psalm 46:1 God is our refuge and strength. a very present help in trouble. Our refuge and strength may be rephrased :our impenetrable defense.” The psalm regularly uses imagery of a fortress to describe God. In the ancient Middle East cities were built on heights with high walls for defense. There was no city and… Continue reading Our Refuge In The Storm: Depend On God
Isaiah 40:31 But those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint. Not faint and weary refers to how God meets the needs of His people. The Lord will never let His people… Continue reading What Is The Cure For Your Weariness
Romans 5:6-11 6 For when we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly. 7 For scarcely for a righteous man will one die: yet peradventure for a good man some would even dare to die. 8 But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners,… Continue reading It Wasn’t the Nails That Held Him To The Cross