We Must Remain Disciplined in the Word

“And these words which I command you today shall be in your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up. You shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between your eyes. You shall write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates.” Deuteronomy 6:6-9 Continue reading

Counterfeit

“Once the owner of the house gets up and closes the door, you will stand outside knocking and pleading, ‘Sir, open the door for us.’ But he will answer, ‘I don’t know you or where you come from.’ Then you will say, ‘We ate and drank with you, and you taught in our streets.’ But he will reply, ‘I don’t know you or where you come from. Away from me, all you evildoers!’ There will be weeping there, and gnashing of teeth, when you see Abraham, Isaac and Jacob and all the prophets in the kingdom of God, but you yourselves thrown out.” Luke 13:25-28 Continue reading

Living for God

“Moses said to the LORD, ‘O Lord, I have never been eloquent, neither in the past nor since you have spoken to your servant. I am slow of speech and tongue.’‘The LORD said to him, ‘Who gave man his mouth? Who makes him deaf or mute? Who gives him sight or makes him blind? Is it not I, the LORD? Now go; I will help you speak and will teach you what to say.’” Exodus 4:10-11 Continue reading

Forgetting the Past

“No, dear brothers and sisters, I have not achieved it, but I focus on this one thing: Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead.” Philippians 3:13 Most of us have played sports at an organized or competitive level. We learn that you have to adjust and move on when you perform poorly. If you think too much about what went wrong it affects the rest of your game. I believe it is similar in our Christian life. We make a bad choice, a decision that is not pleasing to God. Our choice and the circumstances surrounding it bring us sorrow and grief. We tend to dwell on the results. We continue to think on and ponder over our past mistake(s), “What got me into this bad situation?” When we do this, its holds us back from glorifying God, continuing in His ways, will and desire for us. Read More

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