Choose Life!

One of the first gifts God gave to man was that of free choice. “And the Lord God commanded the man, saying of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat: But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for...

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Hope for the Hopeless

In Psalm 58:3, we are told that we go astray as soon as we are born, speaking lies. Psalm 51:5 says, “Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me.” We must understand the principle of Romans 5:12, that even before we personally sinned against...

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Grace that Flows Freely

The Bible states, “Live. I have caused thee to multiply as the bud of the field, and thou hast increased and waxen great and thou art come to excellent ornaments: thy breasts are fashioned, and thine hair is grown, whereas thou wast naked and bare” (Ezekiel 16:7). When we believe...

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How Will They See?

When we become Christians, many things happen to us. “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!” (II Corinthians 5:17, NIV). We have a treasure inside of our bodies. He causes us to shine as lights in darkness (2)...

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Emotional Stability

Carefully consider the cry of Job in Job 16:12-13. Obviously, after losing everything he possessed, Job was temporarily emotionally unbalanced. He had no answer to his dilemma and had to wait for God’s deliverance in patience and in faith. Often, believers fail to hear the Word of God in such...

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Contentment – Not Natural

A man, even in his best moral state, is totally incapable of producing a contentment that goes beyond the degree to which his environment fulfills his desires. It is totally outside the reach of his own resources. It is inherent within the nature of man to continually desire, and seek...

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The Value of a Soul

Too often Christians settle down into a convenient lifestyle, one that is not worldwide in its vision, one that is less than stepping out in faith. They settle down into their own lives, not seeking and saving that which is lost. In Luke 15:8, a coin was lost because of...

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Creative Speech

Whenever you are spending time with someone, ask the Holy Spirit to bring to mind his positive qualities. Think of the many times the person has blessed your life. Meditate upon all the he has done to serve God and to further the kingdom. Pray for him silently in an...

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That We May Be One

The disciples were described as having turned the world upside down because of their tremendous influence in evangelizing the nations. This sheds light on the heart attitude of Jesus as He prayed, “That they all may be one; as thou, father, art in me, and I in thee, that they...

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