Oil And Water

Romans 12:2 – Do not conform any longer to the patterns of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is – His good, pleasing and perfect will. Just as oil and water can never ever mix, so also the…

Self – Talk

Psalm 42:5-6a – Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.6 My soul is downcast within me; therefore I will remember you Years of research and study have given today’s psychologist a powerful therapy tool called Self-Talk. Self-talk is the act or practice…

Are You Blessed?

Psalm 2:12b (ESV): Blessed are all who take refuge in Him Does the world around you seem chaotic and out of control? Well, that’s exactly what seemed to be the situation that the Psalmist found himself in. Nations were raging and plotting one against the other. The kings of the world taking their position against…

Battle Offense

Psalm 1:1-2 – Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, but whose delight is in the law of the Lord, and who meditates on his law day and night. Change your thoughts and you change your world – Norman Vincent…

Emergency Drill

2 Chronicles 20:3 (AMP) – 3 Then Jehoshaphat was afraid and set himself [determinedly, as his vital need] to seek the Lord; and he proclaimed a fast throughout all Judah. Emergency drills are a mandatory part of every organization’s quality standard requirement. Emergencies are unexpected and catch us off guard. Quick and appropriate action can avert huge…

Unshackled!

Hebrews 12:14 – Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness, no one will see the Lord. Relativism is the theory that says knowledge, truth, and morality exist in relation to culture, society, or historical context, and are not absolute. Secularism the belief that religion should not play a…

You, Not Your Brother!

Philippians 4:13 – I can do all this through him who gives me strength Not me Lord, call someone else! That was Moses’ response when God called him to lead the Israelites out of Egypt. God does call His people from time to time, to tasks small and big, according to His divine purposes. Amazing…

Voice Not Noise

Mark 10:48 (NIV) Many rebuked him and told him to be quiet, but he shouted all the more, “Son of David, have mercy on me!” It seemed like just another day, on that dusty road to Jericho.  The rare traveler, and even rarer alms. Nobody really cared about Bartimaeus. He was just another blind beggar….

Right Standing With God – Part 2

Romans 4:19-22 (NIV) – 19 Without weakening in his faith, he faced the fact that his body was as good as dead—since he was about a hundred years old—and that Sarah’s womb was also dead. 20 Yet he did not waver through unbelief regarding the promise of God, but was strengthened in his faith and gave glory to God, 21 being…

Right Standing With God – Part 1

Romans 4:19-22 (NIV) – Without weakening in his faith, he faced the fact that his body was as good as dead—since he was about a hundred years old—and that Sarah’s womb was also dead. 20 Yet he did not waver through unbelief regarding the promise of God, but was strengthened in his faith and gave glory to God, 21 being…