God promises to deliver the righteous from all spiritual ill.
Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the LORD delivereth him out of them all. (Psalms 34:19 KJV)
Yes there are many spiritual illnesses that affect both those living for the things of God and those living in enmity to the things of God. There is a difference in being spiritually afflicted for trying to do the right thing and being plagued and distressed for living against the things ... Continue Reading →
There are spiritual traps, persecutions, and desert-like conditions but God is always near.
Our persecutors are swifter than the eagles of the heaven: they pursued us upon the mountains, they laid wait for us in the wilderness. (Lamentations 4:19 KJV)
I have had the great pleasure of watching large groups of eagles gracefully flying through the air and coming into coast upon the water for fish just underneath the surface of the water. Eagles are graceful and beautiful birds with ... Continue Reading →
February 26th 2015
Christians do you take God’s Word lightly or use it to judge yourself daily?
For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God? And if the righteous scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear? Wherefore let them that suffer according to the will of God commit the ... Continue Reading →
Sin and rebellion against God is quite popular in the world today.
Woe to the rebellious children, saith the LORD, that take counsel, but not of me; and that cover with a covering, but not of my spirit, that they may add sin to sin: (Isaiah 30:1 KJV) Continue Reading →
The attitude of ungodliness and rebellion is quite popular with today’s youth. Boldness and brashness proliferate the air as teenagers and young adults seek answers and advice; but not from God or ...
Do you allow God to test your faith or are you a spiritual wimp?
By faith Abraham, when he was tried, offered up Isaac: and he that had received the promises offered up his only begotten son, Of whom it was said, That in Isaac shall thy seed be called: Accounting that God was able to raise him up, even from the dead; from whence also he received him in a figure. (Hebrews 11:17-19 KJV)
Abraham was tried and tested ... Continue Reading →
Man cannot talk his way or work his way into the kingdom of heaven.
Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works? (Matthew 7:21-22 KJV)
This ... Continue Reading →
Mankind should not ignore the cost of living in sin because God cannot disregard, take lightly, or dismiss man’s choice to sin.
Alexander the coppersmith did me much evil: the Lord reward him according to his works: (2 Timothy 4:14 KJV)
Evil does flourish in this world as it did in ancient biblical times too. Sin is present especially near those who strive to live in obedience to the standards God has set forth. Paul had once been a party ... Continue Reading →
Sin is sin; whether it is public or resides privately in the depths of your soul; or whether you are aware of its presence inside you.
And if a soul sin, and hear the voice of swearing, and is a witness, whether he hath seen or known of it; if he do not utter it, then he shall bear his iniquity. (Leviticus 5:1 KJV) Continue Reading →
There is a sinful silence. Sin is sin and is always an offense to the holiness ...
Your life is a witness of the spiritual condition of your heart.
By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it he being dead yet speaketh. (Hebrews 11:4 (KJV)
This verse in Hebrews provides proof that both Cain and Abel understood exactly what offering God was looking for. This and this verse says “By faith Abel offered unto God a ... Continue Reading →
Do you have supernatural focus and harmony in relationships?
Can a maid forget her ornaments, or a bride her attire? yet my people have forgotten me days without number. (Jeremiah 2:32 KJV)
A lot of emphasis is placed on outer adornment by mankind upon this earth. Especially on the day of one’s wedding.
The bride spends much time, effort, and yes money to find the perfect wedding dress. She makes sure it fits just right and makes her feel like a ... Continue Reading →