CHRIST Christ is the visible image of the invisible God. He existed before anything was created and is supreme over all creation, for through him God created everything in the heavenly realms and on earth. He made the things we can see and the things we can’t see—such as thrones, kingdoms, rulers, and authorities in the unseen world. Everything… Continue reading Christ
DISENGAGE THE ENEMY “Go away! Why are you interfering with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are—the Holy One sent from God!” Jesus cut him short. “Be quiet! Come out of the man,” he ordered. At that, the demon threw the man to the floor as the… Continue reading DISENGAGE THE ENEMY
GO AHEAD; I DARE YOU TO PRAISE HIM! God be merciful to us and bless us, And cause His face to shine upon us, Selah That Your way may be known on earth, Your salvation among all nations. Let the peoples praise You, O God; Let all the peoples praise You. Oh, let the nations be… Continue reading Go Ahead; I Dare You To Praise Him!
IT’S ALL IN YOUR PERSPECTIVE For the despondent, every day brings trouble; for the happy heart, life is a continual feast (Proverbs 15:15 New Living Translation). Before I acknowledged my need for Jesus, and recognized who I was in Him, I wasted many years of my life focusing on the negative things in people and… Continue reading It’s All In Your Perspective
FACE FRONT! Not that I have already attained, or am already perfected; but I press on, that I may lay hold of that for which Christ Jesus has also laid hold of me. Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching… Continue reading Face Front!
INNKEEPER Then a despised Samaritan came along, and when he saw the man, he felt compassion for him. Going over to him, the Samaritan soothed his wounds with olive oil and wine and bandaged them. Then he put the man on his own donkey and took him to an inn, where he took care of… Continue reading Innkeeper
RELIGION WANTS NOTHING TO DO WITH YOU Then Jesus answered and said: “A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among thieves, who stripped him of his clothing, wounded him, and departed, leaving him half dead. Now by chance a certain priest came down that road. And when he saw him, he passed… Continue reading Religion Wants Nothing To Do With You
I RECEIVE IT Let the righteous strike me; it shall be a kindness. And let him rebuke me; it shall be as excellent oil; let my head not refuse it. For still my prayer is against the deeds of the wicked (Psalm 141:5 New King James Version). None of us are so holy and righteous… Continue reading I Receive It
USE IT OR LOSE IT For to everyone who has, more will be given, and he will have abundance; but from him who does not have, even what he has will be taken away (Matthew 25: 29 New King James Version). Use it or lose it. This is a phrase those of us who are… Continue reading Use It Or Lose It
BE AN ENCOURAGER The mouth of the godly person gives wise advice, but the tongue that deceives will be cut off. The lips of the godly speak helpful words, but the mouth of the wicked speaks perverse words (Proverbs 10:31-32 New Living Translation). It is foolish to belittle one’s neighbor; a sensible person keeps quiet (Proverbs 11:12). The… Continue reading Be An Encourager