The world uses fear through its news and social media resources to control us. As we face changes in laws and mandates, chaotic weather conditions, spreading diseases, and relentless crime, fear makes us weak and willing to surrender to its solutions. But for Christians, we have peace because our hope and trust are in God, … Continue reading Are You Safe?
We've all been in that situation and panicked, "I can't do this!" That's because we know we don't have what it takes to do it. But as Christians, our faith is in Jesus, our Lord! We live every day for Him, always ready and willing to share His love and salvation message with others. And … Continue reading I Can Do This!
Laws and values are changing. Things God called sins are becoming legal rights, and those pushing the new agenda demand our respect and support. But as Christians, we don't support anything contrary to God's laws, and we don't pretend to agree with these changes to avoid social conflict. Our job is to tell people about … Continue reading Social Conflict
We aren't made perfect when we become Christians. Our sins are forgiven, but the old worldly habits are still in us, and they have to go. It's like being physically ill; once the sickness is gone, the body must go through a healing process, so we take medication, feed on a healthy diet, and do … Continue reading The Healing Process
Every day, we learn of more global disasters and senseless deaths, and it's getting scary! As Christians, we live in this world, but it no longer lives in us because Jesus redeemed us back to God, and He is now our Lord. Our hope and joy are in Jesus, who's not only prepared a great … Continue reading Rejoicing in the Storms!
Christians are spiritual soldiers who fight a spiritual enemy, and we have one thing in common with the physical soldier. When he's away at battle, he stays strong because he knows there's someone at home who loves him and is waiting for him to return. This joy in his heart keeps him going. As Christians, … Continue reading A Joyful Heart
We live in a sinful world that fills our minds with questions, doubt, and fear. If we focus on the things of the world—ruled by the devil who wants to destroy us—we are open to his thoughts and suggestions and closed to God. But when we begin our day in prayer and then throughout the … Continue reading Closed Minds
Despite what we're going through in life, if we're Christian, we are not alone! Many of us suffer from pain, fear, and sorrow because we live in this sinful world, but Jesus has overcome the world and prepared a fantastic eternal future for all who believe in Him. And while we're still here, Jesus promised … Continue reading We Are NOT Alone!
The people of the world live in fear because of afflictions and oppressions that keep coming. But Christians have their hope in God, not the world. We study the Bible to know God and develop a relationship with Jesus, and our faith and hope are in HIM! Jesus told us to pray about everything, to … Continue reading Living in Fear
A new day and a new week bring hope and possibilities—and at the same time, adversities and challenges, maybe even some rough trials. As Christians, we can rejoice in the good times AND the rough times when we study the Scriptures to know God and strengthen our faith in Jesus! God's Word is true, powerful, … Continue reading Peace in the Battle
The older we get, the more vulnerable we feel in this chaotic world. Reverence for God and His laws, respect for each other, family values, and the value of life are disappearing as we enter a new age of social equality, legal immorality, and injustice to the innocent. Yet, as Christians, we can still have … Continue reading Peace in the Chaos
The news media is bursting with despair and anguish because it's controlled by the devil, doing all he can to destroy us in the time he has left. As Christians, we don't need to live in fear or defeat from what we hear or are going through. WE have Jesus! He is the Son of … Continue reading How to Stay Safe
More than ever, the threat of devastating viruses, hazardous weather conditions, and questionable laws overwhelms many with fear. But as Christians, we shouldn't be afraid. We know that God is greater than anything this world can throw at us because Jesus DEFEATED the ruler of this world on the cross. We should read our Bibles … Continue reading Fear or Peace
God is the epitome of love and mercy! He became a man so He could die on the cross and pay the punishment for our sins. He is patient, slow to anger, and quick to forgive when we ask Him. When we accept Jesus as our Savior and do something we shouldn't, He doesn't hold … Continue reading New Every Day!
Christians often feel pressured to do what's right in this sinful world. This is why it's so important that the first thing we do each morning is to give God thanks and praise for the day and then ask for His wisdom, guidance, and compassion so that everything we say, do, and think is acceptable … Continue reading The Words We Speak
People who don't read the Bible to know its truth often picture God as harsh, demanding, and unforgiving. But God is gracious, slow to anger, and very forgiving, and He doesn't want anyone to die without receiving His salvation. And when we're saved, we don't need to hide in fear when we do things we … Continue reading He’s Merciful and Understanding
In this fast-paced world, we can get almost anything on demand. It's causing many of us to lose patience when answers aren't immediate, including answers to prayers. God is our Heavenly Father who loves us, and He hears and answers the prayers of His children. But He does so in HIS timing and in HIS … Continue reading Be Patient
As Christians living in this sinful world, we'll have troubles just as Jesus warned us. Yet, we can still rejoice despite our problems because we know that Jesus will bring us through them all. And when we focus on what God has prepared for us—an eternity in a perfect world with Him—we rejoice all the … Continue reading Rejoice Always!
As Christians, we come from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and social statuses, and though we're on the same path, we're at different stages along the way. We don't know what many of our brothers and sisters are going through, if they're new or struggling believers or on a specific mission for God, and it's wrong to … Continue reading The Hurtful Critic
We don't brag about someone we don't know because we'll look foolish when proven wrong. But for Christians, we know Jesus! He's our Lord and Savior, the One who watches over us and fills us with hope and joy. We are not ashamed to brag about Him and tell others how He died for our … Continue reading The One We Brag About
The Bible is our instruction book for life, but we need to study it AND apply it to be productive Christians. The more we learn, the closer to God we get, but as with any relationship, it goes two ways! Jesus talks to us through His word, and we speak to Him through prayer. We … Continue reading If You Need Something…Ask
The Bible is the world's longest-running book in print. Although many mock it and others modify its contents to justify their sin, the Holy Bible remains as powerful and trustworthy as ever because these are God's words—and God NEVER changes! The Bible is the fulfillment of Truth; the Word of God (Jesus) became flesh to … Continue reading Feeding the Hungry
We have professionals for everything, yet, even after great expense, we're often left with no answers. As Christians, we should go to Jesus first! He's the One who overcame all the works of the devil at the cross, whose power and authority are above all others. Jesus is our Lord, Savior, Counselor, Healer, Mediator, AND … Continue reading Who Shall Save Me?
It's so easy to get lost in the crowd these days. With the benchmark of God's authority being removed and everything around us collapsing, it's a struggle even for Christians to stay on the right path. BUT when we surrender EVERYTHING to Jesus and STUDY the Scriptures to know Him and develop a relationship with … Continue reading Our Strength and Power
We often hear Christians say, "Have faith." But faith in who? In what? Many brag about their faith, quote selected Scriptures, and repeat the same prayer—but nothing happens. Initially, God gave us the faith to believe that He is God and to realize that we are sinners and need to accept Jesus as our Savior, … Continue reading Why Our Faith Doesn’t Work