Word of the Lord for 2013

What will take place in 2013? This is what The Lord says: Though men have made their plans and have agreed  on a strategy to weaken and subvert my people this plot will not succeed; for, “There is no wisdom, no insight, no plan that can succeed against the LORD.” My people who are listening […]

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Now, More Than Ever, We Need God As Our Source

The LORD answered me, “Write the vision, and make it plain on tablets, that he may run who reads it. For the vision is yet for the appointed time, and it hurries toward the end, and won’t prove false. Though it takes time, wait for it; because it will surely come. It won’t delay…” Habakkuk […]

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Our Source of Security

More and more these days we see that we live in an insecure world. People in society value the lives of others and their own lives less and less. Yet, for the believer who is walking according to God’s ways there is the promise of security and protection. First we need to recognize that we […]

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Freedom from Animosity

“…and be thankful.” Colossians 3:15 Sometime we are treated badly by others and it creates feelings of resentment in our hearts. Such resentment effects our attitudes about others and about our life. It also negatively effects the words that come out of our mouths. But we need to recognize how harmful these kind of attitudes […]

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More than Problem Solvers

Count it all joy, my brothers, when you fall into various temptations, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. Let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. James 1:2-4 Every day I pray as the Lord has instructed me, “Lord, let this be the best […]

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Be a Disciplined Optimist

“They cut the hours that I work at the office,,.” “I was denied that promotion I wait so long for…” I woke up late, missed the bus,,,? What do we do when you encounter disappointments or setback? Do we gripe and complain? But what are we doing by these behaviors? The truth is that by […]

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We Have More Than We Think

Lots of people go around with a mind set focused on scarcity. They are aways worried that they will use up their cherished resources. These could include tangible items such as money or food but also intangible things such as patience, peace or time. But this is the mind set of the world that tries […]

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​People of Persistence

For a righteous man falls seven times, and rises up again; But the wicked are overthrown by calamity. Proverbs 24:16 Persistence is a quality we often see in God’s people who overcome difficulties and obstacles. Take for example many of the outstanding individuals whose lives and accomplishments are recorded in the Old Testament: Abraham wanted […]

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Remember the Beach Ball!

We carry this precious Message around in the unadorned clay pots of our ordinary lives. That’s to prevent anyone from confusing God’s incomparable power with us. As it is, there’s not much chance of that. You know for yourselves that we’re not much to look at. We’ve been surrounded and battered by troubles, but we’re […]

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Supernatural vs Natural Living

In Abraham case, he wanted a son but it was not possible for him and his wife. Yet God said, “Ok, you will have a son, just obey me and follow my ways.” So this would be a supernatural birth. But, Abraham became impatient and had a son through natural means. It turned out not to be the blessing that he longed for.

Most of the time we behave like Abraham. We desire some blessing for ourselves or someone else, and we seek natural ways to attain it. But that is not the way the Lord wants us to live. He wants us to stop relying our ourselves and what we can do in our own power. Rather he wants us to live on a higher level. A level where we get our desires met by utilizing the spiritual resources at our disposal to attain much more through Him than we could accomplish on our own. This is living not according to the natural, but according to the supernatural; according to the promises of God that are beyond what we could do in our own strength and wisdom. And these promises become attainable through a relationship; a relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ (John 15:5-7)…

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