GOD’S RESTORING WAYS     

GOD’S RESTORING WAYS                                                              Hosea 14:7 People will dwell again in his shade; they will flourish like the grain, they will blossom like the vine. — Hosea 14:7 One of the most moving songs in the musical The Greatest Showman is “From Now On.” Sung after the main character comes to some painful self-realizations about the […]

CONFIDENT PRAYER      

CONFIDENT PRAYER                                                   LUKE 11:5-8 Which of you fathers, if your son asks for a fish, will give him a snake instead? — LUKE 11:11 Having tried for years to have a child, Richard and Susan were elated when Susan became pregnant. Her health problems, however, posed a risk to the baby, and so Richard lay awake […]

HOW TO DEVELOP PATIENCE (2)     

HOW TO DEVELOP PATIENCE (2)                                          Proverbs 14:29 “Whoever is patient has great understanding.” Proverbs 14:29 NIV Patience begins by changing the way you view something. When you’re impatient, you have a narrow perspective. All you see is yourself: your needs, goals, schedule, desires, and the way people are messing up your life. Basically, the root […]

HOW TO DEVELOP PATIENCE (1)      

HOW TO DEVELOP PATIENCE (1)                               Proverbs 16:32  “It is better to be patient than powerful.” Pr 16:32 GNT  The Bible says that when you pray, God can answer instantly. But nowhere in the Bible are you promised “instant patience.” Patience is a quality of character, and character is built over a lifetime of walking with […]

START EARLY      

START EARLY                                                               Proverbs 22:6  “Train up a child in the way he should go.” Pr 22:6  The Bible says, “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it” (v. 6). Observe the word “child.” You must begin early when: (1) Their will is […]

EVANGELIZE OR FOSSILIZE (2)    

EVANGELIZE OR FOSSILIZE (2)                                             Ac 2:47  “The Lord added to the church daily those who were being saved.” Ac 2:47 NKJV  The church has only two options: evangelize or fossilize. When we fail to share our faith with those outside the church, we either end up in a holding pattern or in death throes. […]

EVANGELISE OR FOSSILISE (1) 

EVANGELISE OR FOSSILISE (1)                                            Acts 1:8 ‘But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.  ’ Acts 1:8 NKJV Jesus is the captain of our salvation. ‘For it became […]