The Big God of the Small Things

Matthew 6:28-29  And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin:  (29)  And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. I’m going to start off by making an obviousContinue reading “The Big God of the Small Things”

Spirits of Oppression

Oppression is defined as – prolonged cruel or unjust treatment or control; mental pressure or distress. There are some spirits of oppression that prolong cruel and unjust treatment or control over many people, some of whom are completely unaware of the effects. I’ll discuss a few of them below. The Spirit of Infirmity We readContinue reading “Spirits of Oppression”

Leading Men and Women into a Closer Relationship with Christ

Hebrews 10:24-25  And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works:  (25)  Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching. My personal mission in ministry is “To lead men andContinue reading “Leading Men and Women into a Closer Relationship with Christ”

Love After a Rebuke

2 Peter 3:15  …even as our beloved brother Paul also according to the wisdom given unto him hath written unto you; The Apostles Peter and Paul had the same calling; to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Within this calling, they were called by God to different kinds of people and therefore, different kinds ofContinue reading “Love After a Rebuke”

How Do We Treat People?

I recently read a story that really caught my attention in a new way. It brings to light truths that I already knew, but just hadn’t seen in this way before. This story seems to have been around for a while, and I’m not even sure if it’s from a true story, but I sawContinue reading “How Do We Treat People?”

Properly Dealing with Anger

The emotion of anger can be a puzzling one. Puzzling because of the way it makes us feel, which can put us in conflict with what we know about the love of God we are supposed to be exhibiting in our lives as God’s people. Then we read such scriptures as James 1:19-20  Wherefore, myContinue reading “Properly Dealing with Anger”

Intentional Living

To be intentional means working with purpose making every action count. Successful people are intentional. They know what they’re doing and why they’re doing it. The following are some steps to becoming intentional in our living for God. Have a Purpose Worth Living ForWillis Whitney, the first director of General Electric’s research laboratory stated, “SomeContinue reading “Intentional Living”

Being a Redeemer at Home

The word redeemer, from the Hebrew word gaal (gaw-al), denotes someone who acts on behalf of another as their avenger or deliverer. It implies that they do for another that which they otherwise could not do for themselves. As Christians, we have come to recognize that this is exactly what Christ did when He carried out our punishmentContinue reading “Being a Redeemer at Home”

False Promises of Power

The illusion of having power can take on many forms. When we speak of “power” we don’t just mean financial power (though that applies). We don’t just mean positional power (though that applies). And we don’t just mean social or psychological power (though that applies as well). We mean EVERY FORM OF POWER you willContinue reading “False Promises of Power”