Becoming an Overcomer

So you also should consider yourselves to be dead to the power of sin and alive to God through Christ Jesus. Do not let sin control the way you live; do not give in to sinful desires. Romans 6:11-12 NLT Paul wrote many letters and was a great inspiration to the churches in his time. … Continue reading Becoming an Overcomer

God’s Marvelous Blessings

And he built structures on the walls of Jerusalem, designed by experts to protect those who shot arrows and hurled large stones from the towers and the corners of the wall. His fame spread far and wide, for the Lord gave him marvelous help, and he became very powerful. 2 Chronicles 26:15 NLT Success is defined as the … Continue reading God’s Marvelous Blessings

Key to Success

Uzziah sought God during the days of Zechariah, who taught him to fear God. And as long as the king sought guidance from the Lord, God gave him success. 2 Chronicles 26:5 The walk of faith doesn’t happen automatically. You don’t get up one day and suddenly you are living right before God. As with most, … Continue reading Key to Success

Growth In Progress

Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters: You must all be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry. James 1:19 NLT There are some things in life that are easy and some things require effort. And there are things that have different outcomes in different arenas. This verse in my life … Continue reading Growth In Progress

Get Going!

God said, “And who do you think made the human mouth? And who makes some mute, some deaf, some sighted, some blind? Isn’t it I, God? So, get going. I’ll be right there with you—with your mouth! I’ll be right there to teach you what to say.” Exodus 4:11-12 NLT When I read this I wondered if … Continue reading Get Going!

Walk Just As He Walked

“So obey the commands of the Lord your God by walking in his ways and fearing him. Deuteronomy 8:6 NLT Many times, the end of one season usually signals the beginning of another. This company has been living under Moses’ leadership since they left Egypt about forty years ago and they are about to enter the Promised … Continue reading Walk Just As He Walked

God For All Seasons

The month of September brings some bittersweet feelings in the hearts of people.  September is a signal that the summer is coming to an end. There are so many activities that can only be done in the summer when you live in the northeast of the United States.  September reminds me it’s time to bring … Continue reading God For All Seasons

Listen and Obey

But don’t just listen to God’s word. You must do what it says. Otherwise, you are only fooling yourselves. James 1:22 NLT Parents sometimes speak to their children and complain that they don’t listen. Yes they heard every word but continued as if nothing was said. James, in his role as a church leader, saw … Continue reading Listen and Obey

Guide Me

So I say, let the Holy Spirit guide your lives. Then you won’t be doing what your sinful nature craves. Galatians 5:16 NLT The KJV begins this verse by saying walk in the Spirit. This version says let the Holy Spirit guide your lives. They both mean the same thing. If you want to live a … Continue reading Guide Me

God Is With You

This is my command—be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9 NLT The nation of Israel lived in Egypt for a number of years. The Pharaoh, who promoted Joseph, invited his family to make their home in Egypt. They became … Continue reading God Is With You