Power without God is useless

Text: John 15:5 ” “I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing.” This topic is derived from a lesson learnt in the Barak & Deborah story shown in Judges 4:1-end. Characters in the story: GodIsraelites (God’s Children)Jabin (Canaanite King)Sisera (Canaanite Chief Army Officer)Barak  (Israelite ...

Manipulation

What is manipulation? In my own understanding,  manipulation is: An act of tactically influencing another person mind into thinking or doing what they would not have otherwise thought or done.A demonic and afflicting spirit, because of the characters it exhibits. “Psychological manipulation is a type of social influence that aims to change the behavior or perception of others ...

Experiencing Jesus in Everyday Life

2 Cor. 4:8-11 Yes, we are Christians. We love the Lord and anticipate His return one day. However, we remain real people, with flesh and blood, who experience the same things that all other people experience on daily basis. Our focal point then is, how we can continuously experience Jesus daily, regardless of whatever the ...

Who Benefits From My Salvation?

Roman’s 10:14-15 ” But how can they call on him to save them unless they believe in him? And how can they believe in him if they have never heard about him? And how can they hear about him unless someone tells them? And how will anyone go and tell them without being sent? That ...

When God Encounters One

In the place where God gets one’s attention or where God encounters one: One would see GodOne would hear God One would receive instruction & direction Before God gets one’s attention, one would be causing trouble, using force, promoting self and getting stressed. Examples are Moses & Saul: Moses was using force to attempt to ...

How Blessings Begin

How It All Began With Joseph Jacob The scripture says,  “Blessed is everyone who fears the Lord, Who walks in His ways. When you eat the labor of your hands, You shall be happy, and it shall be well with you. Your wife shall be like a fruitful vine, In the very heart of your house, Your children like olive plants, All around your table. Behold, thus ...

Temptation

What is temptation? An enticement to act against the will of God (in thoughts and actions) “Something you want to have or do, even though you know you shouldn’t. That bag of peanut butter cups on top of your fridge might be an example of a temptation. The thing that you want despite knowing it’s ...

SPURRING ONE ANOTHER TO LOVE & GOOD WORKS

Hebrews 10:24 says, “And let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works,” – This verse implies that all Christians are interdependent: I need to spur you and you need to spur me to love and good works. With this verse we see that no christian can survive the road alone. Adam ...

How To Develop Prayer Points – God’s Way

Text: “Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. And if we know that He hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we have asked of Him.” I John 5:14-15 NKJV It seems that often ...

Breaking Forth In A New Life As The Head of Household

Scripture: Luke 10:39-42 Text: “…Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things, but one thing is necessary. Mary has chosen the good portion, which will not be taken away from her.” (Luke 10:42) This text depicts the original state of Martha’s Christianity, as it does our own today. Martha started out naturally anxious because ...