Christianity, DEVOTIONALS, Inspirational

Have You Learned to Be Anxious for Nothing but Grateful for Everything?

“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.” Philippians 4:6 Have you learned to be anxious for nothing but thankful for everything? Taking time to show God gratitude is important because He deserves to be praised, is a jealous God and does not… Read More Have You Learned to Be Anxious for Nothing but Grateful for Everything?

DEVOTIONALS, Faith

PT. 1: DOES YOUR SISTER KNOW SHE IS LOVED?

Does your sister know she’s loved? If not, why not? I ask these questions because today could be the only chance you will have to make sure that the answer to this question is an astounding Yes! Do not take the importance of knowing for sure that somebody you love dearly knows that you love… Read More PT. 1: DOES YOUR SISTER KNOW SHE IS LOVED?

DEVOTIONALS, Faith

When You Say Its About God But Your Actions Say Its About You

Recently I wrote a paper in one of my classes for a discussion board titled:  IT’S NOT ABOUT ME A sub-topic of the discussion included an explanation on “how creation focuses on the God we serve.” God is orderly, and, unlike many of His children; seemingly more concerned about spiritual fitness than physical fitness? Physically… Read More When You Say Its About God But Your Actions Say Its About You

DEVOTIONALS, Faith

How to Effectively Interpret the Bible

What does it mean to effectively interpret the Bible? In simple terms interpretation of the Bible means to explain, comprehend and bring underlying meanings to light in a way that the reader and others can thoroughly understand. What will advice for interpreting Scripture be the easiest to implement? Interpreting the Bible correctly is more important than… Read More How to Effectively Interpret the Bible

Christianity, Self-help

DOES CHRIST PROMOTE SIN?

A few days ago somebody asked the question “does Christ promote sin?” My first thought was what kind of question is that? However, I was reminded that everybody talking about Christ is not about Christ. Additionally, because this question was posed in a Christian academic setting it was necessary to determine whether it was intended to stimulate debate,… Read More DOES CHRIST PROMOTE SIN?

DEVOTIONALS, Faith

IS THERE A RIGHT AND A WRONG WAY TO STUDY THE BIBLE?

My previous experience and common method of studying the bible involves reading bible scriptures coupled with other bible reference material when a further explanation was desired. Recently I started reading one of my late mom’s bible’s, (The Daily Bible, NIV by Harvest House Publishers), the New International Version), along with my traditional King James bible.… Read More IS THERE A RIGHT AND A WRONG WAY TO STUDY THE BIBLE?

DEVOTIONALS, Faith, Self-help

ARE YOU DOING YOUR BEST TO PRESENT YOURSELF TO GOD AS ONE APPROVED?

“Consequently, faith comes from hearing the message, and the message is heard through the word of Christ.” Romans 10:17 (NIV) WOW! Are you doing your best to present yourself to God as one approved? When I observe Romans 10:17; “to have faith in God one must not only know the word of Christ but believe… Read More ARE YOU DOING YOUR BEST TO PRESENT YOURSELF TO GOD AS ONE APPROVED?

DEVOTIONALS, Self-help

TONIGHT YOU ARE ALIVE BECAUSE HE LIVES

You are alive tonight because He lives. The Lord God will see to it that whatever you need today, this morning, afternoon, evening or night you shall have. Just don’t confuse needs with wants. God’s priorities do not take our wants into consideration unless they fit into His will. For many, this concept of shepherding may… Read More TONIGHT YOU ARE ALIVE BECAUSE HE LIVES

Christianity, DEVOTIONALS, Faith

DO NOT HANDLE: DO NOT TASTE: DO NOT TOUCH

“Do not handle! Do not taste! Do not touch!” Colossians 2:21 (NIV) The epistle to the Colossians was written by Paul the Apostle during his first imprisonment in Rome about 61 – 62 A.D. and is included with his prison Epistles. The fact that this letter was written while Paul was in prison is of… Read More DO NOT HANDLE: DO NOT TASTE: DO NOT TOUCH

DEVOTIONALS

ARE ACTS OF THE FLESH OBVIOUS?

The mere possibility that a person can extract more than one application from brief passages of scripture speaks volumes about the Bible’s infinite remarkable, brilliant and timeless scope of wisdom.  Confirmed as the oldest book in the world, the Bible is also the most controversial piece of penned literature as well. It’s been disputed, argued,… Read More ARE ACTS OF THE FLESH OBVIOUS?