“F”For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, so that by steadfastness and by the encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope.” Romans 15:4. The Word of God is the ever living book. It is not meant for us to put it in our house, on top of our tableContinue reading “The Way Out of Hopeleness”
Monthly Archives: April 2010
What Else Are You Looking For?
“He gave power to the faint, strengthens the powerless.” Isaiah 40:29 Your help in time of weakness is no one else but God. If you are looking elsewhere then it is a waste of time and energy. The current societal crises as well as personal issues can create weakness to our souls. In the faceContinue reading “What Else Are You Looking For?”
“But for you who name the sun of righteousness shall rise, with healing in its wings. You shall go out leaping like calves from the stall.” Malachi 4:2 Sickness is not the best for you. What you deserve is a life free of diseases, sickness or whatever. You are a Christian and you carry GodContinue reading “Our Perfecter”
How Many Do You Have?
“Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but the Lord rescue them from them all.” Psalm 34:19 I have heard many preachers who boasted that Christians are affliction-free persons, BUT these so-called money-generated preachers are false. For their motives for money, they will not tell the truth. The people with many afflictions, I mean aboutContinue reading “How Many Do You Have?”
Are You Scared?
“It is the Lord who goes before you. He will be with you; he will not fail you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed.” Deuteronomy 31:8 A traveller focuses his mind on his destination. If along the way there is obstacles, the traveller will be left with no choice than to goContinue reading “Are You Scared?”
Your Sweet Enemy
“Discipline yourselves, keep alert. Like a roaring lion your adversary the devil prowls around, looking for someone to devour.” 1 Peter 5:8 Life is 50-50. There is an opposite side to everything. There is man and woman. There is white and black. There is hawk and hen. There is love and hatred. There is lifeContinue reading “Your Sweet Enemy”
Whatever You Do
“Work willingly at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people.” Colossians 3:23 (NLT) Work is the most profound duty of every man. A child is not required to work because he is still young. He can pick up a spoon and feed himself from the food givenContinue reading “Whatever You Do”
Don’t You See?
“I lift up my eyes to the hills–where does my help come from?” Psalm 121:1(NIV) Everybody needs help. You need help and I need help too. There is no human on this planet earth or elsewhere who can do without help. This is the reason why we need help and the reason why we areContinue reading “Don’t You See?”
“Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.” Psalm 51:10 One verse in the bible says, “The heart of man is desperately corrupted, who can know it? There is no doubt about this because no matter how good in character is someone, only God can detect the innerContinue reading “Purification”
Your Level of Confidence
“So the Jews gathered around him and said to him, “How long will you keep us in suspense? If you are the messiah, tell us plainly.” John 10:24 (NRSV) In spite of Jesus explaining to the Jews, they don’t care to believe him. They doubted his presence. It is clear that these Jews had expectedContinue reading “Your Level of Confidence”
Are You Growing?
“And Samuel grew, and the Lord was with him, and did not let none of his words fall to the ground.” 1 Samuel 3:19 Samuel had successes in his prophetic ministry because the Lord was with him. If God is not in whatever Samuel was doing, I bet he would have been a nonentity justContinue reading “Are You Growing?”
“Wait on the Lord: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the Lord.” Psalm 27:14 There is nothing as pleasant as PATIENT. It is a very hard thing to do but the end result is extremely rewarding. I would like you to know that if you are ableContinue reading “Wait”
Don’t ISOLATE yourself!
“And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart, “ Acts 2: 46 A Christian journey is and cannot be done alone. You need fellow brethrens to help you through. Just as you need them, so alsoContinue reading “Don’t ISOLATE yourself!”
Finding Meaning to Your Life
“But godliness with contentment is great gain.” 1 Timothy 6:6 When God is first in your life, you will be contented with your life. But when God is not presiding your life, then you will never be satisfied with your life. You will always want to find meaning to who you are and so youContinue reading “Finding Meaning to Your Life”
His Tears, Your Deliverance
“Jesus began to weep.” John 11:35 (NRSV). I have weathered so many storms ever since the day I was born and I would have drowned in them all, but glory be to God! He saw me through them despite my doubt. When I wept, He wept with me. There were days I thought all hopesContinue reading “His Tears, Your Deliverance”