Have you ever been so mad at your husband that the last thing you wanted to do was pray for him? So have I. It’s hard to pray for someone when you’re angry or he’s hurt you. But that’s exactly what God wants us to do. If He asks us to pray for our enemies, how much more should we be praying for the
Have you ever seen a couple and thought, “Wow, they look like siblings?” If given the opportunity to spend a little time with them, you may find that not only do they look alike, they think and act alike. They speak the same language, have the same purpose, visions and goals. They are simply in sync. They have found their “rhythm”, if you will.
We sing the song, “I have decided to follow Jesus, no turning back,” but why is it that so many people do? There seems to be an epidemic of Christians who begin well but finish poorly. Let me share seven crucial characteristics that will help you to finish well. 1. Intimacy With Christ Our highest calling is to grow in our knowledge of Christ
God’s accuracy may be observed in the hatching of eggs. The eggs of the potato bug hatch in 7 days; those of the canary in 14 days; those of the barnyard hen in 21 days. The eggs of ducks and geese hatch in 28 days; those of the mallard in 35 days. The eggs of the parrot and the ostrich hatch in 42 days.
We live in a day of 12-step programs for this, four points to success for that, and all forms of programmed means of becoming successful. Have you ever wondered how you can guarantee a greater revelation of Jesus in your life? Jesus tells us how this can be done. It is all tied to obedience. In John, He tells us the following: “Whoever has
We receive emails from our listeners around the world every month and they are so encouraging and humbling to us. We’d like to share some of those with you: Location: Nigeria Comments: The first day I listened to praise and worship, I was lifted up in the spirit, I felt like flying and was totally touched in the heart. That made me to always listen
Forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on. Philippians 3:13-14 One of satan’s strongest weapons against Christians is to bring up our past failures and embarrassments to discourage us and tell us that we can’t go on for Christ. The devil wants to pile up the rubbish and ruins from our past to block our progress. Nehemiah and his
I have two children whom I love dearly. I would do almost anything for them. I know in my heart that if needed I would lay my life on the line to protect them. Yet over the years, there have been numerous times that I have said no to their requests. In most of those cases, they were asking for something that I knew
“Why are you crying out to Me? Tell the Israelites to move on.” Exodus 14:15 Moses had brought the whole nation of Israel, approximately 600,000, to a dead end in the desert. The only thing between Israel and Pharaoh’s pursuing army was the Red Sea. This was after ten plagues God had inflicted on Pharaoh to motivate him to free the Israelites. Finally, Pharaoh
A quiet time is an intimate, face-to-face, heart-to-heart connection with God through His Son, Jesus Christ. It’s the time when you actually build your relationship with Jesus. Specifically, it is a time for you to get up every day and read the Bible and pray and get closer to Him. A lot of people say to think to themselves: “I prayed a prayer, but