The Walk

Pursue and Overtake

Then David asked the Lord, “Should I chase after this band of raiders? Will I catch them?” And the Lord told him, “Yes, go after them. You will surely recover everything that was taken from you!” I Samuel 30:8 NLT Challenges are a part of life. It visits everyone regardless of zip code. The affluent … Continue reading Pursue and Overtake

Walking in God’s Favor

Tell all the Israelite men and women to ask their Egyptian neighbors for articles of silver and gold.” (Now the Lord had caused the Egyptians to look favorably on the people of Israel. And Moses was considered a very great man in the land of Egypt, respected by Pharaoh’s officials and the Egyptian people alike.) … Continue reading Walking in God’s Favor

Jesus Heard Him

Jesus stopped and ordered the man to be brought to him. When he came near, Jesus asked him,  “What do you want me to do for you?” “Lord, I want to see,” he replied. Luke 18:40-41 NLT Life happens in the confines of time; so much is dependent on time. There is a time for sleep … Continue reading Jesus Heard Him

Living with Wisdom

Therefore see that you walk carefully [living life with honor, purpose, and courage; shunning those who tolerate and enable evil], not as the unwise, but as wise [sensible, intelligent, discerning people], Ephesians 5:15 AMPParents provide guidelines for the behavior of the children. Children sometimes see these guidelines as a hardship but parents have walked the … Continue reading Living with Wisdom

The Power of Submission

So submit to [the authority of] God. Resist the devil [stand firm against him] and he will flee from you. James 4:7 AMP In the world today, there are some things that people just don't like to do. One of those things is to submit. Children hate it; adults hate it; employees hate it and … Continue reading The Power of Submission

God is in Control

Then the Lord said to Moses, “I will strike Pharaoh and the land of Egypt with one more blow. After that, Pharaoh will let you leave this country. In fact, he will be so eager to get rid of you that he will force you all to leave. Exodus 11:1 NLT In life, you will … Continue reading God is in Control

Overcoming Internal Conflict

For I do not do the good I want to do, but the evil I do not want to do—this I keep on doing. Now if I do what I do not want to do, it is no longer I who do it, but it is sin living in me that does it. Romans 7:19-20 NIV … Continue reading Overcoming Internal Conflict

The Wicked Heart

“The human heart is the most deceitful of all things, and desperately wicked. Who really knows how bad it is? But I, the Lord, search all hearts and examine secret motives. I give all people their due rewards, according to what their actions deserve.” Jeremiah 17:9-10 NLT When we read about the exploits of some … Continue reading The Wicked Heart

Walk in Holiness

As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance. But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do; 1 Peter 1:14-15 NIV The joy of any parent is an obedient child. We have all seen episodes of parents who have … Continue reading Walk in Holiness

Your Body: God’s Temple

Don’t you realize that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, who lives in you and was given to you by God? You do not belong to yourself, for God bought you with a high price. So you must honor God with your body. 1 Corinthians 6:19-20 NLT It's impossible to go through … Continue reading Your Body: God’s Temple