Take Up Your Cross March 27th 2015

Have you unwrapped God’s free gift of grace?

For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world; Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ; (Titus 2:11-13 KJV)

God’s grace has been made clearly known to all men.  It is mankind that refuses to acknowledge the presence ...

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Take Up Your Cross March 26th 2015

Is your spiritual health robust or weak and faltering in this world?

Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings, As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby: (1 Peter 2:1-2 KJV)

We are to seek a balanced spiritual diet which only flows from God through faith unto a softened and pliable heart, not prone to detrimental anger and hypocrisy, bringing about spiritual growth and ...

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Take Up Your Cross March 25th 2015

Are you dressed as a bride for her wedding; or in the tattered rudiments of sin and shame?

I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decketh himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorneth herself with her jewels. (Isaiah 61:10 KJV)

Do you remember the day and moment of your ...

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Martha: A Woman who became busy about the things of God

Martha was a devoted and caring woman who felt great accomplishment in the smooth and efficient running of her household.  She was the elder sister and order of birth always has an impact upon the personality and role of family within a household.  Martha was both dedicated and family oriented and was a sister to Mary of Bethany and Lazarus.  All three of them were beloved friends of Jesus Christ.

Martha was always busy often multitasking as she was this day as she worked ...

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Take Up Your Cross March 24th 2015

Only through God’s strength and spiritual presence is man centered and innocent.

Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy, To the only wise God our Saviour, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and ever. Amen. (Jude 1:24-25 KJV)

These two verses clearly state that it is God who is able to keep you “Now unto him that is able ...

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Take Up Your Cross March 23rd 2015

Are you spiritually centered and maturing?

And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment; That ye may approve things that are excellent; that ye may be sincere and without offence till the day of Christ; Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God. (Philippians 1:9-11 KJV)

Paul was praying heart felt prayer for the members and leaders of ...

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Take Up Your Cross March 22nd 2015

Jesus once lived upon this earth as a man in a tent of flesh.

Wherefore in all things it behoved him to be made like unto his brethren, that he might be a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make reconciliation for the sins of the people. For in that he himself hath suffered being tempted, he is able to succour them that are tempted. (Hebrews 2:17-18 KJV)

Jesus was alive in the flesh.  He ...

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Take Up Your Cross March 21st 2015

Do you adore the gods of this world or worship God?

But we will certainly do whatsoever thing goeth forth out of our own mouth, to burn incense unto the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink offerings unto her, as we have done, we, and our fathers, our kings, and our princes, in the cities of Judah, and in the streets of Jerusalem: for then had we plenty of victuals, and were well, and saw no evil. ...

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Take Up Your Cross March 20th 2015

Earthy authorities can be oppressive but God is always in ultimately in control as government rests upon His shoulders.

And he said unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things which be Caesar’s, and unto God the things which be God’s. (Luke 20:25 KJV)

Taxes, nobody ever desires to be taxed.  In America we pay taxes upon taxes and yet more taxes to our government.  Taxation is a heavy burden for many working class citizen taxpayers while others who are ...

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Take Up Your Cross March 19th 2015

Are you relying upon your own works or upon the supernatural power, strength, and mercy of God?

Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost; Which he shed on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Saviour; (Titus 3:5-6 KJV)

God is never dependent upon what we can do for Him; but man is dependent upon God and what His Son ...

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