According to His Purpose

The Lord Jesus led me to read Ephesians 1 (Select vv. ESV). Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and are faithful in Christ Jesus: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Vv. 1-2 Notice with me … Continue reading According to His Purpose

Give Me Courage, Lord

I believe that one of Satan’s greatest weapons against us is his lies and deceptions. Through the use of lies and deceptions, his objective is to get us to be afraid and to doubt God. As well, he wants us to question God’s sovereignty over our lives, his many promises to us, and his awesome … Continue reading Give Me Courage, Lord

New or Used?

Once we have trusted in Jesus Christ to be Lord and Savior of our lives, does it matter to God what we do from that point on? Is obedience truly optional? Do not be deceived: God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that will he also reap. For the one who sows to his … Continue reading New or Used?

Leap for Joy?

Let’s have a show of hands. How many of us, when we go through tough trials, immediately count it all joy? How many of us delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, and in difficulties? How many of us, when people hate us, when they exclude us and insult us and reject our … Continue reading Leap for Joy?

Give God the Glory

From the very beginning of creation God has put within mankind the knowledge of God. God made himself known through his created works. When we look at the sun, the moon, the stars, the heavens above us, the trees, flowers, birds of the air, the sea, and man, we can see God, not that God … Continue reading Give God the Glory

Few Find It

“Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.” Matt. 7:13-14 NIV Jesus said, “I am the way, the truth, and … Continue reading Few Find It

Gift of God

The Bible teaches us that “God so loved the world that he gave his one and only begotten Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life” (Jn. 3:16). Jesus Christ is God’s gift to us. He is the Gift of God. All else flows from Him. God the Father sent … Continue reading Gift of God