One of the difficulties in obeying God are delays. When God delays more than we expect we tend to disobey. The reason we give for this disobedience is that God failed to meet us at our expected time.
There are a few things that should be noted about this. One fact is that we may … Read the rest
Many Christians are called to live in unfavorable situations and circumstances. They usually find themselves a minority in a Non-Christian majority environment. This causes a sense of helplessness and frustration at times.
But the fact is that we cannot escape these realities. We have to live in the midst of them. But there is one … Read the rest
There has always been a spirit of criticism and judgment among God’s children. This is most evident on two occasions: The first occasion is when a child of God is caught in a sin.
The second occasion, though it may sound strange, is when a child of God lavishes his or her love on God. … Read the rest
Throughout history God’s Word has been under attack. Yet it has survived. Not only that it continues to transform lives. That is precisely one reason why God’s Word is opposed.
People down through the centuries have tried every known method to destroy God’s Word. Many times it almost seemed that they had achieved their goal. … Read the rest
Guard your strength. This is a crucial lesson that Christians need to learn. Our defeats may not be always in the areas of our weakness. It can easily be in the area of our strengths.
One folly that Christians often commit is that they reveal their strengths to everyone they talk to. This exposes them … Read the rest
Great moments of communion with God are often followed by great attacks from the devil. Many Christians are taken off guard when this happens.
They then begin to wonder whether their recently concluded session of communion with God was real or just make-believe. If it was real, they continue to wonder, why was it that … Read the rest
The Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary defines the word “confirm” thus: to state or show that something is definitely true or correct, especially by providing evidence.
Webster’s New World Dictionary says that the word “confirm” means: to make firm; strengthen; establish. These two definitions of the word “confirm” will help us to understand this pattern better.… Read the rest
As we read the Bible, we come across patterns. Patterns become recognizable when a reader sees a spiritual truth that is stated in one part of the Bible being repeated in a similar fashion in yet another portion of the Bible.
The very fact that God has said something twice means that He wants us … Read the rest