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 ...

Tragedy of A Busy But Mis-spent Life And Time

Luke 10:38 – end; Psalm 39:4-5 The dictionary helps us to define some of the words in our topic, let’s take a look at them. Tragedy:          an event causing great suffering, destruction, and distress, such as a serious accident, crime, or natural catastrophe. Busy:               occupied with or concentrating on a particular activity or object of ...

“… Is There Not A Cause?”

“… Is There Not A Cause?” At times, people may not know the cause of their predicament, but in all situations, God is always up to something good in the lives of His children. No wonder The Prophet Jeremiah records proclaimed the word of the Lord saying, “For I know the thoughts that I think ...

Ask Before You Act

Ask Before You Act Scripture: 1 Samuel 23:1-13 The scripture above depicts the story of David going to fight on behalf of the people of Keilah, against the oppression of the Philistines. Although David fought against the Philistines and helped to save the inhabitants of Keilah, these same people would have handed him over to ...

Your Clothe

Your Clothe Clothe is used for covering from nakedness, shame and adverse weather conditions. The type or design of clothe one wears can also be used to identify who one is in a society (Priests, Doctors, Judge, Construction persons, etc can easily be identified once they put on their uniform). For Joseph Jacob, a young ...