You may be under a lot of stress right now because of the economy, but God still wants you to enjoy life. As a Christian, you can enjoy life because your conscious is clear. You can enjoy life because you are secure within God's love. You can have fun, laughing in church. You can enjoy… Continue reading God Says Enjoy Life
Weak or strong? If you had to pick one of those words to describe yourself, which one would it be? I think most of us would probably say 'weak.' But did you know that we don't have to remain defeated by our weaknesses? The only way to overcome your weakness is to rely on God's… Continue reading Where You Are Weak, He Is Strong
Many of you have been condemning yourself, maybe because of some unresolved guilt, maybe because of some unrealistic expectations, maybe both. The Bible says, "All of us have sinned and we all fall short of God's ideal; yet, now God declares us not guilty if we trust in Jesus Christ, who in his kindness, freely… Continue reading From Condemnation to Confidence
Everyone craves acceptance. It seems we never get enough. When you give your children the opportunity to be themselves and to become what God wants them to be, you give them a great legacy. The welcoming environment of acceptance is the atmosphere in which kids bloom. Even though they're your children, acceptance is never automatic.… Continue reading Legacy: Acceptance
Are you facing challenging circumstances? Are you in need of provision in some area and not sure where it's going to come from? Many Christians today are dealing with serious hardships. Some have lost their jobs and benefits. Others struggle with critical health problems and live with constant concern about how to cover the cost… Continue reading Who Is Your Real Enemy?
Most of us are aware that it is by grace that we are saved, but I wonder how many people truly understand the power of God's grace. Everything we receive from God must come by grace through faith. But all knowledge of faith must be built on a clear understanding of grace, because even faith… Continue reading Understand Grace, Walk in Faith
After we've humbled ourselves and submitted to God, the Bible teaches us to defy the Devil. We don't passively resign ourselves to his attacks. God tells us to fight back. The New Testament often describes the Christian life as a spiritual battle against evil forces, using war terms such as fight, conquer, strive, and overcome.… Continue reading When Tempted, Resist the Devil
You are probably believing God for something to come to pass in your life. If you look, you will find evidence of a small beginning. God gives you seed, perhaps only a little, tiny seed, something that causes you hope. Rejoice over that seed. It is a sign of greater things to come. When you… Continue reading Small Beginnings
You may sometimes feel that a temptation is too overpowering for you to bear, but that's a lie from Satan. God has promised never to allow more on you than he puts within you to handle it. He will not permit any temptation that you could not overcome. However, you must do your part too… Continue reading When Temtped, Humble Yourself Before God
The Bible teaches that Jesus came to heal our wounds, to bind up and heal our broken hearts, and to give us beauty instead of ashes and the oil of joy instead of mourning (see Isaiah 61:1-3). Many Christians read this scripture and know that God wants to heal us from physical and spiritual sickness,… Continue reading Sickness Isn’t Only Physical!