Some people claim to be a Christian based merely on the fact that they attend church on Sunday mornings. Attending church occasionally or even faithfully on Sunday does not make you a Christian any more than owning a musical instrument makes you a musician. Accepting Jesus as your Lord and Savior, choosing to follow His… Continue reading Churchgoer or Christian?
God did not design us with a spirit of fear, but of power, of love, and a sound mind. Fear is a liar, and from the enemy himself. The truth about fear is that everyone experiences it throughout their life. It is how we handle the fear when it creeps in that determines its effect… Continue reading Be Strong and Courageous
In my post Love Defined I explained how the word love is perceived one way in society-- an emotion or attachment and another in God's eyes--an attitude or behavior. Further I explained that God is the creator of the concept of love and without God love simply doesn't exist. We love because God first loved… Continue reading Spreading Love
Bam! Bam! Bam! My head bounced off the wall behind me. Anger and rage, as if something dark had completely consumed his body. Blank, black, nothingness in the eyes of my father, as I looked back in anger and disbelief. How could he? Why would he? I did everything he wanted me to—where did I… Continue reading From Trials to Triumph, From Bound by Sin to Set Free!
1 Peter 5:8-9 8 Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. 9 Resist him, steadfast in the faith, knowing that the same sufferings are experienced by your brotherhood in the world. There are many voices in the world screaming their agendas and beliefs, all trying to get us… Continue reading Devotional-Be Alert!
Job 1 - 13 As I have been reading and studying the book of Job, I noticed that the friends Job had were not encouraging to him during his season of suffering. His friends instead tried to figure out what Job had done wrong that caused God to seemingly be 'punishing' him. In the Old… Continue reading Devotional- Comfort & Counsel