The Bible tells us that every day brings new challenges but also that God's mercies are new every morning. The schedules of this world have us so busy planning ahead and preparing for tomorrow that we often miss the blessings God has for us today. This is the day the Lord has made so let's … Continue reading Life in a New Day!
Jesus said that many people will call themselves "Christians" but few will know Him. Deception is drawing people to the concept of Christianity but it's keeping them from knowing God because they come for personal gain, not to know Him. Churches across the globe have different doctrines because the people are NOT one congregation under … Continue reading Knowing Your Savior
The people of this world want change, and they don't want God in charge anymore. But what they don't seem to realize is that this is God's world and that God is still God and He does not change. The world may declare that God's ways are outdated and that there is a new definition … Continue reading Jesus, the Same Forever!
Before Christ came, believers had to walk in total obedience and offer sacrifices for the forgiveness of their sins. Today, we have Jesus as our Lord and Savior who became all the sacrifices for us and died on the cross to cleanse us from all of our sins. Then He rose and became the door … Continue reading The Onus is on Us
There are times when we are overwhelmed with the things going on around us and fear does set in and shake our faith in God. So we have to change our focus from allowing fear and doubt to set in, to looking to God and remembering that He is greater than anything this world can … Continue reading Changing our Focus
Many Christians are going through struggles right now, and that is not unusual because Jesus said we would have tribulations in this life. The good news, though, is that He also said He would be with us through them and give us His peace. God's timing is not our timing because God sees the big … Continue reading Wait on the Lord
It's such a wonderful feeling to know that God loves us, has saved us from our sins, and has filled us with His Spirit so that we belong to Him! As we look back in our lives, we can see the evidence of our salvation and know that God is alive in us just by … Continue reading God is Love
When we were children, there were times when we didn't understand what was going on and we just trusted our parents to keep us safe. As God's children, there are things going on around us now that we don't understand and they can seem rather daunting, but we must learn to trust God and rest … Continue reading Learning to Let Go
Although our world is changing and not for the good, most of us can still go to the Lord in our quiet room and pray to Him and praise Him for His love and mercy toward us. We may be surrounded by chaos and unrest, but we can still seek His face every day and … Continue reading My Heart Belongs to God
It's a new day and there is no better start to it than to spend a few minutes with our Heavenly Father and thank Him for Jesus and for all He is in our lives and for all He gives us to make our lives more enjoyable. God's mercies are new every morning and if … Continue reading Cheerful Heart
Jesus is our Salvation and our Hope, and when we have a personal relationship with Him, our faith for everything is in Him. Many people misunderstand what faith is and so they focus on the thing they want and on their stance to believe they'll get it against all the odds—and they call this faith. … Continue reading Where is Your Faith?
We've reached that time in history when there is an obvious distinction between those who submit to the world and those whose trust is in God alone. We live in this world but we are not of this world because Jesus is OUR Lord and we belong to Him. As we study the Bible and … Continue reading Jesus Fights for Us
As Christians, we do not plow our own path and then expect Jesus to come by and make the way clear, but rather, we follow Jesus down the path that He has set for us! Jesus has a purpose for each of us, and it's up to us to study the Scriptures, and spend time … Continue reading The Lord Goes Before Me
The world is moving faster every day toward judgment. It seems that we are constantly living in a state of chaos and unrest, and according to the Bible, it isn't going to get any better. More than ever before, we need to spend time alone with God in prayer and in reading the Scriptures because … Continue reading Find the Still Waters
All of us have endured some tough tests in life, and many of us continue to live through them every day. We may wonder why God didn't just heal us or set things right when we first got saved, but we need these trials to get serious about knowing God and His purpose for our … Continue reading Refining the Heart
Most of us have been in situations where people have been rude or cold or non-caring, and we've reacted negatively towards them because of their attitude. But perhaps, if we could step back and swallow our pride, we might realize that it's our attitude towards them that needs correcting. The one who has offended us … Continue reading Checking our Attitude
We are surrounded by a lot of political unrest and outspoken opinions that are building walls between friends, family members, and even acquaintances on the various media sites. We should not be slandering anyone BUT instead, we should be praying for our leaders and for those in authority, that God will touch their hearts and … Continue reading Love or Gossip?
We are so blessed to live in a time of grace when we can call upon Jesus and know that He hears and answers us because His Spirit lives in us. Jesus died for everyone and yet only a few will realize that He is the Savior and that they are sinners and need to … Continue reading The Gift of Grace
One thing that we can seriously depend upon in this ever-changing world is the Word of God. If God said it, then He meant it and He'll do it. And He has promised us that if we follow Him and trust Him in times of trouble, then He will keep us safe. The world around … Continue reading Staying Safe in Unsure Times
Many people cry out to God for help but don't receive it and think that God is not in control or that He's ignoring them. But the truth is that unless we are born again, it's US who are ignoring Him. Jesus came down from Heaven to become a man and die on the cross … Continue reading Why Doesn’t God Answer?
The purpose of light is to expose what's in the darkness. Just as natural light is made up of billions of particles called photons, so is our spiritual light made of all the components of God. The more we study the Scriptures, the more like Jesus we become so that what we say and do … Continue reading Shine!
One of the most powerful messages that we learn from King David is that we must have a relationship with Jesus. We need to learn about God but we can't stop there; we need to make it personal. When we study the Scriptures and pray to God and worship Him, His Spirit reveals His truth … Continue reading Salvation is Personal
When we praise God, we come into His presence and we receive His peace and a clear mind. Every time we speak something negative or share a negative post on our media sites, we give glory to the one who is behind all of these sorrows. And we live within his presence because we are … Continue reading Who Should We Praise?
We can only live in God's peace when we know Him well enough to put our faith in Him, and that comes from studying the Scriptures and spending time in prayer and worship. This is when God becomes real to us and when our faith in Him grows so that we know who we are … Continue reading Be Still!
It may seem at times as if God is not paying attention to our needs or to what's going on in our lives, but He is with us every second of every day and He does not miss a thing! The problem is that we live in a sinful world and often it's easier for … Continue reading What You are to God