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 go where He is not welcome. As Christians, we are to celebrate Jesus Christ and not tolerate Him. Be grateful…

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

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 fit in the world but spiritually unfit to enter the Kingdom of heaven? Let’s talk! In the process of doing a…

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

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 memorizing scripture for the purpose of impressing others. To effectively lead souls to Christ one must not only be able…

"How to Effectively Interpret the Bible"

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. I like the “The Daily Bible” but because it is not designed to be read in traditional chronological order sometimes…

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

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 the word of Christ, which can only happen when the word is internalized” internalizing God’s word effectively comes to mind.…

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

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 great significance because it means that he continued his walk with Jesus, spreading the Gospel even in bondage. Christians were…

"DO NOT HANDLE: DO NOT TASTE: DO NOT TOUCH"

Temptation: Do Not Put the Lord your God to the Test

“5 Then the devil took him to the holy city and placed him on the pinnacle of the temple, 6 saying to him, “If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down; for it is written, ‘He will command his angels concerning you,’ and ‘On their hands they will bear you up, so that you will not dash your foot against a stone.’” 7 Jesus said to him, “Again it is written, ‘Do not…

"Temptation: Do Not Put the Lord your God to the Test"

Good News: Troubles Trials and Tribulations are Temporary

“If God is your King you are a Queen”

"Good News: Troubles Trials and Tribulations are Temporary"

Apostle John Seven Letters of Revelation

  Sometime between A.D. 60 – A.D. 100 Apostle John wrote to seven church congregations in the Roman province of Asia, known today as (southwestern Turkey) to discuss the spiritual status of the church in addition to their relationship with each other. The seven letters of Revelation are penned to real flocks who labored as Christians, endured, experienced human trials and tribulations inclusive of spiritual divide. At least two of the seven churches targeted in…

"Apostle John Seven Letters of Revelation"

BIBLE STUDY: WHAT WORKS FOR YOU?

“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16 My previous experience and common method of bible study involve 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…

"BIBLE STUDY: WHAT WORKS FOR YOU?"