Powerless or Powerful

Sometimes, people feel impressed to embark on a new journey, but feel powerless to pursue the dream.  Even though it may be God-breathed, they choke their destiny by embracing the sense of powerlessness that have plagued them for most of their lives.  It is one thing to recognize a vision is too big to accomplish…

Doctrines

Where do false doctrines come from?  The Bible tells us they come from men and demons.  We also know there is the true Doctrine of Christ, and one of our goals as His disciples is to know His doctrine in accordance to His view.  Even the sincerest believer can hold false teachings; moreover, he can…

Prevailing Influence

In whatever realm a person finds himself is a place of great influence.  The question is, what kind of influence is present?  The answer lies in what or who dominates the sphere.  The environment is created by the dominant force of the arena in which you find yourself.  There are strong personalities that like to…

God’s Glory and You

Question: is the glory of God good enough for you?  That may sound like a trick question; but it’s not.  Of course, the question itself may gender more questions, so let’s clarify a few things.  John 17:22-23 The glory which You have given Me I have given to them, that they may be one, just…

Deal with Your Brokenness

There are things in the lives of believers that come between them and God.  Some of those things hinder them from receiving the love of the Father.  In turn, it keeps them from expressing His love to others.  Envy, jealousy, anger wrath, unforgiveness, bitterness and the like are things we all are exhorted to put…

Agreement

Only in agreement with God will there be unity, so consider this: the reason the Body of Christ is divided is not everyone is in full agreement with Him.  Until everyone agrees, we will remain fractured as a whole.  As long as some continue to build their little kingdoms, their agenda will be all that…

God’s Word and You

Do you really believe the Word of God?  Do you stand on what He says to you?  The secret to victory over the world is found in faith.  1 John 5:4 For whatever is born of God overcomes the world; and this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith.  The reason some haven’t…

Recalculating

Total surrender is the key to greatness. It does not matter what your abilities are, unless you are submitted to the Lord, they will never produce their highest potential, nor will you experience the heights to which He wants to take you.  The reason some lack confidence is that they they’ve been relying on their…

Works or Inheritance?

At what point in our walk of faith do we turn to works?  Since when do any of us earn the benefits of the Kingdom of God?  If we are saved by grace through faith, how can one become “worthy” of healing?  The word “saved” (SOZO –Greek) is also rendered in the Bible as “healed.” …

Honoring Jesus

Do you really want to honor Jesus?  Here is one way to do just that.  Consider 2 Corinthians 5:18-19 And all things are of God, who has reconciled us to Himself through Jesus Christ, and has given to us the ministry of reconciliation; whereas God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not imputing…