"Not only today must we depend on God, but for the rest of the days of our lives. Only in total dependence on God can we truly demonstrate that we trust Him, and it is only in this position can God's will and His purpose for our lives can be…"
Today, Depend on God ‘My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.' - 2 Corinthians 12:9 NLT Hindrances, hang-ups, and hurdles are God’s gift to the self-sufficient. While He won’t let you use your weakness as a crutch or a cop-out, He’ll allow it to keep you dependent on Him. Paul wrote, ‘I was given a thorn…to…keep me from becoming proud’ (V. 7 NLT). Why would God keep you in touch with your limitations? To embarrass you? No, to empower you so that you can do His will. God’s…See More
" Accepting the call, puts one in the position with the many. And doing God's will, brings one in alignment with the chosen. Whatever the present circumstance, life is still existing. Therefore, there is an…"
"Someone shared the story with me as the one above a few days ago. It is rewarding when individuals can live a life that has impacted their community in such a tangible way, that even they have left this life, the trail still blazes…"
Keep Fighting the Good Fight "I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day—and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing." 2 Timothy 4:7-8, NIV This morning I was reminded of the Apostle Paul’s famous words towards the end of his life. With deep conviction he declared to his spiritual son Timothy that he had fought…See More
Be Willing to Let God Mould You‘…as the clay is in the potter’s hand, so are you in My hand…’ Jeremiah 18:6 NKJV Henry Poppen, one of China’s first missionaries, spent forty years telling its people about the love of Jesus and how He died to take away their sin. One day, after he had finished speaking, a man approached him and said, ‘We know this Jesus! He’s been here.’ Dr Poppen explained how that wasn’t possible because Jesus had lived and died long ago in a country far from China. ‘Oh no,’…See More
"The Lord will stay with you as long as you stay with him! Whenever you seek him, you will find him. But if you abandon him, he will abandon you."2 Chronicles 15:2, NIVThis verse in Chronicles is repeated several times in different chapters and is followed by a catalogue of the kings of Judah and what happened to them. Generally they either ‘did what was pleasing in God’s sight’ and were blessed with victory over their enemies and peace in the land or they ‘did what was evil in the Lord’s…See More
To attain lasting intimacy with Him, we must approach God with a sense of purpose and Psalm 63When we fall in love, we want to spend time with the object of our affection and willingly give our attention to the relationship. Falling in love with Jesus should be no different, but believers often hurry through Bible reading and prayer. The result is a superficial faith kept alive by habit rather than worship. To attain lasting intimacy, we must approach God with a sense of purpose and…See More