December 5th 2015
Do you have a down payment of eternal peace and contentment while sojourning in this world?
For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace. Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be. (Romans 8:6-7 KJV)
To be carnally minded is to focus upon earthly things in this life rather than upon the eternal things of God. ... Continue Reading →
Faith in God is the fuel of righteousness and godliness.
By faith Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear, prepared an ark to the saving of his house; by the which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith. (Hebrews 11:7 KJV)
Faith is the spiritual fuel that plugs man into God’s supernatural energy supply. It takes faith to step out on the edge of a limb ... Continue Reading →
God is love but god sows hate and discord.
He that hateth me hateth my Father also. (John 15:23 KJV)
Jesus Christ is speaking in this scripture verse about people who hate both Him and God the Father. Hate is strong dislike. Hate opposes love. Hate is in opposition to the unconditional love of God who is the perfect picture of love.
The god of this world operates on dark spiritual energy of hate, division, and discord in enmity to the ... Continue Reading →
Opportunities to serve God are equally available to all mankind.
The rich and poor meet together: the LORD is the maker of them all. (Proverbs 22:2 KJV)
The world always strives to divide mankind by skin color, race, family ties, social and economic status, education, health, and many other kinds of lines in the sand. This faulty division serves to value man by who he is, what he has, and what he can do. This value system relies solely upon ... Continue Reading →
Do you pray for the gospel message to flow unhindered to others?
Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified, even as it is with you: And that we may be delivered from unreasonable and wicked men: for all men have not faith. (2 Thessalonians 3:1-2 KJV)
Paul is asking the Thessalonian Church for prayer for the ministry work set before them. He desired that the gospel message of God ... Continue Reading →
Is the spirit of God alive in your church?
Nevertheless I have somewhat against thee, because thou hast left thy first love. (Revelation 2:4 KJV)
Jesus was speaking in this scripture verse to the church at Ephesus saying: “thou hast left thy first love…” things that used to be important to these church members had begun to fade away from their day to day spiritual life. Perhaps they had stopped soul winning, reading His Word, fellowshipping with others, or attending ... Continue Reading →
Do you know what time it is?
See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, Redeeming the time, because the days are evil. Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is. (Ephesians 5:15-17 KJV)
Those who profess a personal relationship with God are encouraged to walk upright redeeming the time God has given them carefully. Man is to be a good steward of all that God has given him, including ... Continue Reading →
Where do you first seek comfort for what ails you?
And Asa in the thirty and ninth year of his reign was diseased in his feet, until his disease was exceeding great: yet in his disease he sought not to the LORD, but to the physicians. (2 Chronicles 16:12 KJV)
Asa’s physical health begins to fail. God’s Word is not clear as to exactly what this disease of his feet was. Many diseases today affect the health of man’s feet ... Continue Reading →
Falling for temptation to sin is a choice man makes.
Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempteth he any man: But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed. (James 1:13-14 KJV)
Evil temptation never comes from God. It boils to the surface of our flesh and is acted upon, or followed through by man, who is operating ... Continue Reading →
Supernatural soberness, solemness, somberness, seriousness, moderation, balance, maturity, due diligence, and holy restraint are found liberally burgeoning in the hearts of obedient children of God. Men and women of God who desire to walk authentically, both before God and mankind, while sojourning in this world.
Others who make the choice to be involved in a two sided, or double minded spiritual journey are walking in step with the wickedness of the god of this world ... Continue Reading →