Thursday, March 31, 2016

God Is Good!

Taste and see that the LORD is good; blessed is the man who takes refuge in him.
Psalm 34:8

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When was the last time you thought about all of the great things that God has given you?
We tend to think about the stuff we need and can't have and often forget to praise God for what He freely gives us David knew of God's goodness and depended on it. David's prayers helped silence his fears; there were many others besides David who have looked unto the Lord by faith and prayer, a decision brought them much needed comfort. In reality, when we look to the world, we are confused and worried. It is only when we look upon God in His glory and majesty that we find peace. David was an ordinary man and he had lived quite an eventful life, but his faith in God, turned him into an extra-ordinary man.; and because of his faith, the Lord heard him, and saved him out of all his troubles. One of the things I admire the most about David is the fact that his most passionate psalms of praise were written before he experienced any victory. He was able to foresee the outcomes of his trials because He knew of God's goodness.

Friend, tap into God's goodness and experience its comfort. You have to focus on the Kingdom. You cannot allow yourself to dwell on the things of the world, or you will risk going insane. The local and national news are always devastating. Friend, God is good and you cannot begin to enjoy Him until you acknowledge His goodness. He has the power to change the ordinary into the extraordinary. Take the time today to Praise God for His mercy, grace and goodness and you will be blessed. Do you feel alone with no source of comfort? God is the answer. Are you searching for someone who can take care of your heart needs and wants? Who else can understand your heart better than the one who made it? The maker always knows his creation. I urge you to look deeply into yourself today and really make that special connection with God and you will find a peace you never thought possible.

Praise the Lord!

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Does God Need Praise?

Praise the Lord. Praise the Lord, you his servants; praise the name of the Lord. Let the name of the Lord be praised, both now and forevermore. From the rising of the sun to the place where it sets, the name of the Lord is to be praised. Psalm 113

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God is looking for men and women who are going to be consistent and persistent in their faith-walk. People who are going to praise Him, regardless of their situations; can He count on you?
Will you have the courage to praise him when your spouse of twenty years walked out on you for no apparent reasons? Are you going to praise Him when everyone around you is being blessed with material things while you were just fired? Can God count on you when you are starting to go gray and all of your friends are married and having children and you have yet to meet your soul mate, and everyone at church and in your own family whispers loudly behind your back?
Will God be able to count on you when the world seems to be against you and all doors seem to be closing at once? Should He count on your praise when the doctor looks at your loves ones and shake his head while telling you there is nothing else possible that he can do?

There are times in our lives that are so difficult that we’ll be tempted to believe that our efforts are vain, and we may be tempted to get discouraged, but those would be the time to trust God, and take Him at His word. Spend quiet time in meditation to find out what He has to say about your situations. The Bible says. “If we endure with Him, we will also reign with Him”. 2 Timothy 2:12; “Being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience and joyfully giving thanks to the father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of the saints in the kingdom of light.” Colossians 1:11’12

Praise the Lord friend, praise God because He commands us to do so, He desires our praise and He most definitely deserves our praise. God is Sovereign He is the Alpha and the Omega; He is “just” in all His ways. Praise Him through your hardships; praise him through your victories. He takes pleasures in his people praise (Psalms 149:4). He takes pleasure in those who fear (honor/respect/trust) Him and those who hope in His steadfast love. (Psalms 147:11). He fulfills the desire of all who fear Him; He also hears their cry and saves them. (Psalms 145:19.

Are you going through a storm this morning? Look upon God and not around you. We are serving “The living God.” He is willing and able to change your situation if you just let Him in. Open the door and the eyes of your heart and He will come in. The presence of the Lord always brings change. Your situation will have to change.

For more on the subject of perseverance read: Romans 8:25; Galatians 6:9; Hebrews 3:14
Psalm 37:7-9; Hebrews 10:36; James 1:2-4 and 12; Romans 5:3-4 ; Revelation 21:7; and 2 Timothy 2
;12-13 .

Be fortified, be courageous and please be patient, in Jesus name!

Praise the Lord!

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Holy!


"Consecrate yourselves and be holy, because I am the LORD your God." Leviticus 1:7

"And they were calling to one another: "Holy, holy, holy is the LORD Almighty; the whole earth is full of his glory." Isaiah 6:3

"For it is written, "You must be holy, because I am holy." 1 Peter 1:16

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We often hear that God is holy, but what is holiness? It is simply moral perfection. We live in a world where morality is almost non-existent. The Bible urges us to be “holy” as God is Holy, and in Matthew 5:48,Jesus also said “Be ye prefect." You and I are to do our best with the help of the Holy Spirit to be attain perfection. Our sinful flesh is always resisting the spirit of God because it is prone to sin but we have to try to resist. If we are to be holy as God is Holy, then we ought to hate sin. “The fear of the LORD is to hate evil” (Proverb 8:13). Holiness is the quality of Our Almighty God. Dear friend, our God is holy and He wants us to also be holy. Jesus our Lord and Savior is Holy. Holiness is attainable with the help of the Holy Ghost.

We honor and obey God because He is holy. Our God deserves to be honored, obeyed, and praised because He is holy. God will not force to obey or to surrender to Him. He wants us to willingly give Him What He rightfully deserves. Why does God deserve our reverence? Because He is holy. Meaning He is morally perfect. Our purpose as believers is to progressively (little by little) resemble/become more like God. A person who continues to sin does not know God. He may go to church, pays his tithes but he is not saved. “No one who is born of God will continue to sin, because God's seed remains in him; he cannot go on sinning, because he has been born of God.”(1 John 3:9) A believer cannot obliviously go on sinning, because he has been born of God.

Friend, awake to holiness and righteousness and put aside the unholy living and be blessed!

Praise the Lord!

Monday, March 28, 2016

Redeemed and Forgiven!



Blessed is the one whose sin the LORD does not count against them
and in whose spirit is no deceit. Psalm 32:2

who Himself bore our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live for righteousness—by whose stripes you were healed. 1 Peter 2:24

Come now, let us reason together," says the LORD. "Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red as crimson, they shall be like wool. Isaiah 1:18

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Do you believe in the forgiveness of sin? Some people carry burdens for a long time. Even Christians carry guilt for many years. They believe God for healing and yet when it comes to the forgiveness of sins, however, they find it difficult to believe that God forgive all their sins (past, present and future). In reality, forgiveness is God's nature. The forgiveness of sin is the very reason why Christ came. I think is is vital that you and I remember that Christ died for our salvation from eternal death. When we accepted Christ as Lord and Savior, we are forever saved from eternal condemnation. We are forgiven. It is done. We serve a remarkably loving God who choose to forgive us each time we sin against Him as long as we recognize we are sinners and need forgiveness, confess our sins and repent, and also forgive others. It is a pretty good deal. It is a win/win situation. Even professing believers forget at times the true nature of God. Our God forgives. Friend listen, whatever you have done in your life,however horrible and shameful it was, God would like to simply take it away and wipe it away. There is absolutely no need to carry any burdens with you. You can actually come boldly to the throne of grace and give them all to your loving and forgiven Father. His mercies are new every morning. You can start anew right now. It will not count yesterday against you. We are forgiven, hallelujah!

Listen, there is no condemnation to those who are in Christ. There is no wall between you and God. The only existing barrier is the one you build yourself. Jesus Christ died to break down the wall. You are forgiven. There is no more shame. You are forever an accepted child of God. Listen, this is actually great news. You and I are going to go to heaven someday. Meanwhile, we are waiting patiently holding a one-way ticket, until such day comes. It is a done deal. The forgiveness which you and I have received through Jesus Christ is eternal. We cannot lose it. God will not take it away. If that make you want to shout I do not know what else would. You are forgiven. Hallelujah!

Dear friend Christ blood covers all your sins, even those which cause great embarrassment. When you accept what He did on the cross, then you will be able to accept His forgiveness for everything and you will be able to forgive yourself.
What sin are you struggling with? What have you done years ago and yet unable to find peace? What is your stronghold? Is it adultery? Is it abortion? Is it anger? Is it fornication? Is it drunkenness? Do you have a deceiving tongue? The blood of Jesus can set you free. Release it all to God. Receive His forgiveness and be free!

Father God I accept your forgiveness for all of my sins (past, present and future) in Jesus name. Amen.
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.1 John 1:9



Praise the Lord!

Sunday, March 27, 2016

God is my Healer!

Let the Word of God speaks louder than anyone else. All of God promises are yes and amen. They are yours. Receive them.

“I refuse to fail!” That what you need to tell the devil and every challenge in your life! No matter what storms come against you, the Greater One lives on the inside of you & He will empower you to live in victory in every area of your life. It is time to speak life over your situation! Take authority and establish a word of victory over your body. All enemies are conquered before you ever face them. Jesus defeated them at the cross. Cancer, High Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Dementia, Multiple sclerosis don't have any power over you. Healing is yours in Jesus Holy name. Confess this today “I simply refuse to become agitated anymore; I am holding on to my peace at all costs. Reject fear, and embrace faith. Let your heart remain fixed trusting in Jehovah.

1. Psalms 118:17 “I shall not die, but live, And declare the works of Jehovah.”

2. Psalm 6:2 Have mercy upon me, O Lord, for I am weak: O Lord, heal me, for my bones are vexed.

3. Psalm 30:2 O Lord my God, I cried unto thee, and thou hast healed me.

4.Psalm 103:1-3 Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits: Who forgives all thine iniquities, who heals all thy diseases.

5. Psalm 102:1-2 Hear my prayer, O Lord, and let my cry come unto thee. Hide not thy face from me in the day when I am in trouble; incline thine ear unto me: in the day when I call answer me speedily.

6. Psalm 34:19 Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the Lord delivers him out of them all.

7. Psalm 73:26 My body and mind may waste away, but God remains the foundation of my life and my inheritance forever.

8. Isaiah 54:17 “no weapon forged against you will prevail, and you will refute every tongue that accuses you. This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, and this is their vindication from me," declares the LORD.

9. Psalms 91:1-16 - Friend, this is a glorious psalm. Confess it, pray it.
“He that dwelleth in the secret place of the Most High Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of Jehovah, He is my refuge and my fortress; My God, in whom I trust.

My God is AWESOME at problem-solving ... He is the Problem-Solver.

10. Psalms 112:7 “He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: His heart is fixed, trusting in Jehovah.”

11. 1 Peter 5:7 “Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.”

12. Exodus 23:25 “And ye shall serve the LORD your God, and he shall bless thy bread, and thy water; and I will take sickness away from the midst of thee.”

13. 1 Peter 2:24 “Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed.”

14. James 5:14-16 “Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord. 15 And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise them up. If they have sinned, they will be forgiven. 16 Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective. ”

15. Matthew 21:21 “Jesus answered and said unto them, Verily I say unto you, If ye have faith,and doubt not, ye shall not only do this which is done to the fig tree, but also if ye shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; it shall be done.”

16. Jeremiah 30:17
"But I will restore you to health and heal your wounds," declares the LORD.

17. Isaiah 53:4-5 Surely He has borne our griefs And carried our sorrows; Yet we esteemed Him stricken, Smitten by God, and afflicted. But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; The chastisement for our peace was upon Him, And by His stripes we are healed.

Father how grateful I am for your love! You are my everything. I am at a crossroad. I totally depend on you. You are my healer. You are the One I turn to for help in moments of weakness and times of need. I ask you to be with me in this illness. Psalm 107:20 says that you send out your Word and heal. Please send your healing Word to me. In the name of Jesus, drive out all infirmity and sickness from my body. Thank you for healing me mind, body and soul in Jesus name.
Are you praising your Heavenly Father for what He has already done for you? You are healed, made whole and disease free. Hallelujah! Thank you Jesus.

Praise the Lord!

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Victory in Jesus!

Victory in Jesus!


The LORD says: 'Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet. Psalms 110:1

But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Corinthians 15:57

But thanks be to God, who always leads us in triumphal procession in Christ and through us spreads everywhere the fragrance of the knowledge of him. 2 Corinthians 2:14

“These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.” John 16:33

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What is it you are supposed to do while being persecuted?
The Lord says to sit at His right and He will make your enemy a footstool for your feet. Never has He made it your victory clearer. Your enemies cannot win, as long as you sit at His right; being at His right means a powerful place, "Under your feet" means "where you have destroyed them". Now, God knew that His people (old and young) were going to have opposition and that they would have enemies, but He guaranteed victory.

The enemies are not just people. They could be the circumstances of your life: Sicknesses and pain, inability to find a job, or a spouse to share your life. The enemy could be your or inability to conceive a child or it could be any type of financial challenge, but God already made you a promise of abundance and all you have to do is accept it. You can do that by meditating and believe that you received. All of His promises are yours to keep. If you are a believer, you are a descendant of Abraham, David and Jacob. God will lift up your head; you shall not be the tail. Praise the Lord! You may be going through right now but it will not last. It will have to stop; it is a promise of God to you. Your health will be restored. Your neighbors are going to stop persecuting you. This situation with your boss is going to end. Your marriage is going to be restored and love ones are going to come to the Lord. It is done.


Let your mouth be filled with praise, have the knowledge that the evil doers and the circumstances of your life are temporary. God will restore you and place you back in place of honor and abundance. Align your thoughts with God words and soon, very soon the victory you already have in the supernatural will manifest itself in the natural.

Friend, you cannot forget who you are in Christ. You cannot give up. Victory is yours. Victory was won at Calvary. The devil is a liar. Your situation is not hopeless. Doctors have been wrong. Hold on to the truth. Hold on to Christ. Have a blessed weekend and be positive! Know that your life is about to change,and that you are going to experience God limitless ability to change your circumstances. Be ready, your cup is going to be filled. It is a promise of God.

Praise the Lord!

Friday, March 25, 2016

I am Healed!

Heal me, O LORD, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise. Jeremiah 17:1

He is your praise; he is your God, who performed for you those great and awesome wonders you saw with your own eyes. Deuteronomy 10:21

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Psalms 103:2-3 Praise the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits — who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases.This Psalm has been quite popular in my family for as long as I can remember. My mother particularly loved it and used it in her prayers daily. I memorized it when I was perhaps 4 years old. As an adult, it is a constant reminder that the greatest of the Lord’s “benefits” is that He forgives all our sins, and it is also a reminder of another of the Lord's benefits: He is my healer. He is able to heal all of my diseases. Praise Him! He does not heal some and unable to heal others. The Lord heals ALL diseases, even Multiple Sclerosis, Cancer of all types, Diabetes, Dementia, High Blood Pressure, Heart disease, Liver and Kidney issues, as well as chronic digestive issues and migraine headache. He heals all diseases.

"All" means all. No disease is so great that the Lord cannot heal it. Just last Friday I experienced God's healing power. I was in the middle of teaching a class when I felt this awful, and teeth clenching pain in my stomach and I bent over and started sweating in complete agony. As I tried to make it to my desk to get to the bottle of pain reliever in my purse, I remembered the above scripture as well as something Gloria Copeland said during a recent healing meeting. She said, "Do not yield to sickness, take authority and do not reach for the aspirin every time you feel something and always pray first." So I prayed and the pain left just as quickly as it started. Though God healed me multiple times before, I was so astounded with the speed of the recovery that I spent the rest of the day feeling my stomach, pressing it and looking for the pain but it was gone to never return. Hallelujah!

I get really impatient when people say that God does not do certain things anymore, considering that God said in Malachi 3:6 that He is immutable. God is still at work. He is still doing the things He always has done. He has not retired and His magnificence surrounds us. Healing is not just something that God “does.” Healing is part of God’s very nature. Gos still heals. Friend, Approach God in faith with boldness and experience His healing power. Listen, No disease is too hard for Him. When God said "all diseases" It dis not make any exception. No illness is excluded from this great “benefit.” Therefore, whatever disease you or a loved one may have, it falls right under God’s authority and promise to “heal all your diseases.” You and your loved ones can be healed. In fact, the word of God in 2 Peter 2:24 says "by His stripes, you were healed." Friend, You are healed!

God said Himself “I AM the Lord who heals you.” You and I must remember that we serve a healing God who has declared that He has noble intentions towards you. He said it in Jeremiah 29:11 "For I know the thoughts and plans that I have for you, says the Lord, thoughts and plans for welfare and peace and not for evil, to give you hope in your final outcome." He said in Exodus 23:25-26 "Worship the LORD your God, and his blessing will be on your food and water. I will take away sickness from among you, and none will miscarry or be barren in your land. I will give you a full life span". God is truth. He cannot lie. Lying is against God's nature. When He said "I will give a full life span" He meant it. Healing is yours. Hold on to God's truth. Trust that He will keep His promises and experience God's healing power.

-Abraham prayed to God, and God healed Abimelech, his wife and his slave girls.
-Moses prayed in Numbers 12:13, “O God, please heal her!” in reference to leprous Miriam, and God healed her.
-David prayed and God healed.

People have been praying for healing for centuries. Do you think they would continue to do so if God did not heal? My friend, as I stated above, every disease and sickness in under God limitless power. Do not hesitate to bring any healing need, yours or loved ones, to God. Follow God instruction on healing. Have faith in God, Pray and meditated regularly, have elders pray over you and anoint you with oil, pray for others who are sick and decide to believe God no matter you hear and see and soon you will be healed. The lepers in Luke 17 did not get healed right away. In obedience to Jesus, they were healed “as they went” to show themselves. Friend, you too will receive your healing. Do not get frustrated if it is taking long and if the doctors are not optimistic. Do not doubt. Hang on to the truth: God heals. God will come through for you.

Jesus Christ (the Messiah) is [always] the same, yesterday, today, [yes] and forever (to the ages). Hebrews 13:8

I am the Lord Who heals you. Exodus 15:26


Praise the Lord!

Thursday, March 24, 2016

I Choose Christ!


But if you refuse to serve the LORD, then choose today whom you will serve. Would you prefer the gods your ancestors served beyond the Euphrates? Or will it be the gods of the Amorites in whose land you now live? But as for me and my family, we will serve the LORD." Joshua 24:15

"Be alert, your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour." 1 Peter 5:8

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We have been learning about the things that made the Devil feel at home in our lives. The list is quite long, we will not continue to cover example. You understand by now, that anything that does not glorify God in your life attracts the Devil.

You can pray, you can fast, you can ask people to lay hands on you and cast the Devil out of your life, but I can assure you that nothing will change until you repent and make the quality decision to stop Satan's influence over your life. You have to be willing. Now it does not matter what area of your life need the change, it can be victory over sins, it can be restoration of your mind and soul, or physical health, it can be emotional wholeness, nothing will change until you make the cautious decision to get "your" victory. Remember, Jesus had asked the man at the pool of Bethesda, wilt thou be whole? (John 5:6). He did not ask him would you like to be well. The man had to be willing in order to receive healing.

God sent Jesus to the cross to carry our burdens, to give us victory over sins and to make us whole. He bore our sicknesses, He carried our diseases, and He already won every battle "you are facing by His death on Calvary, but it takes decision from your part to receive the victory you are searching for. It requires determination on your part before you can actually achieve victory. Decide to be free today. When we do certain things that make the devil at ease in our lives we become miserable. Choose God. Live according to His instructions and be blessed.

Praise the Lord!

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Walking /closer to God............


By faith Abraham, when called to go to a place he would later receive as his inheritance, obeyed and went, even though he did not know where he was going. Hebrews 11:8

As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. Ephesians 4:1

By faith Noah, when warned about things not yet seen, in holy fear built an ark to save his family. By his faith he condemned the world and became heir of the righteousness that is in keeping with faith. Hebrews 11:7

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Friend, we must walk with God and not the other way around. God created us to freely choose Him. It is expected of us to walk with God but not forced upon us. The Bible tell countless stories of people who walk with God and how their lives were transformed. If we would just walk with God daily, Spend in prayer, Praise and worship instead of complaining and make an effort to live holy lives and sharing the good news of Christ with the dying world, you and I would go a long way pleasing God. Our objective is to please God by living a life pleasing to him. I can't even tell you how many times I have asked God to show me His glory by doing whatever I needed. I prayed, fasted, begged God to do certain things in my life and in return I would promise Him my devotion forever. In reality, I should start living the promise and God will meet me and not the other way around. As children of God through our Savior Jesus Christ, we do not have to beg God for anything because 2 Corinthians 1:20 says "For no matter how many promises God has made, they are "Yes" in Christ. And so through him the "Amen" is spoken by us to the glory of God." What a fool I was! I didn't understand God yet. It is through my walk with Him that He gradually reveal Himself and He continues to do so today.

Walking with God is actually one-sided. It is always His way or no way. We do not get to bargain or choose how to walk. God is the One who dictates the rules.God is Spirit and He requires those who walk with Him to do so in Spirit and in truth. Walking with Him involves us getting in agreement with Him and not Him with us. He is Sovereign whereas we are nothing without Him. You and I must long for God. We must strive for a closer walk with God. We must pursue the things of God. We must focus on things of above because that is where our father lives. To walk with God the way Enoch walked and the way Jesus walked requires that we simplify our lives. The pursuit of material things often keeps us from walking with God. To walk with God requires that we do His will no matter the cost. It demands that we forget ourselves and it entails an attitude of submission. When Christ was facing the loneliest time, greatest and deepest agony, He was submissive to His Father. He is our example. Like Him, we must submit to God and we will know the greatest victory.

Praise the Lord!

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

In The Valley with God............


When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; And through the rivers, they will not overflow you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be scorched, nor will the flame burn you.” Isaiah 43:2

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How should we deal with grief? The world seems to be a very dangerous place. Natural disasters alone are enough to keep people running scared. There are more kidnapping than ever before and numerous gun-related shouting. Child abuse does even shock us anymore, it is part of our current event, but how do we deal with all of it? Do we run to the pharmacy for Valium like the world does? Should we sleep through life or should we face our grief head on? A friend told me the other day that he was thinking of moving somewhere safer than here. A place where there will be no hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquake, tsunami, ect. God is Omniscient, Omnipotent, Beginning and End. He is everywhere at the same time. We cannot escape His presence. He is able to protect us wherever we are. We don’t have to run scared and stay up all night. He who watches over us does not sleep. This is no time to be half-consecrated and some what dedicated. This is the time to go all the way with God, to give Him your whole life. This is the time to start relying on His might totally.

One of the lessons I recently learned is that we have to put the Word of God to good use. It’s nice to read it and to know the truth but you won’t really get excited about the Word of God until you realize that it’s more than just a collection of inspired stories and that it’s actually guideline provided by our heavenly father to carry us from victory to victory when we apply it to our life. The same power that raises Jesus from the dead is available to us. We are children of God. He is in us and us in Him. When dealing with grief we must call on God’s power. God has everything in abundance and He wants to give us everything abundantly. It’s all at our disposal. He loves us too much to force anything on us, but when we ask, we do receive. Praise the Lord!

The Word God in the above scripture didn't say we wouldn't pass through the waters, but it did promise to be with us when we do. Glory! When you go through the fire, you will not be scorched, so why are you afraid? You already know the outcome. When all is said and done, you are going to be alright. So how do you deal with grief? You do it with courage and faith, holding to God’s promises and by continuing to praise Him through it all. You are not another ordinary, lonely person. You are a special, extraordinary, legitimate son/daughter of the Living God. Stop trying to believe in God. Take it up to the next level by actually putting your faith in Him. It’s time to stop being a spectator, watching God work wonders in other people lives. It’s time to be part of it all and claim your inheritance. Once you do that, changes will start to take place in your life. I am so excited this morning, Are you excited? You and I have nothing to fear. We are never alone. In the middle of a month full of bad news God gives us a reason to smile, to hope and to move forward. Love, serve and praise God with your whole heart. Walk closely with Him in the good times and through your grief. Remember, God will not take your cares away from you. You have to give them to Him. As hard as it is, you are the one responsible to keep your thoughts under control, but you can do it, “Greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world” 1 John 4:4

Praise the Lord!

Monday, March 21, 2016

I am Blessed!


"And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that in all things at all times; having all that you need, you will abound in every good work".
2 Corinthians 9:8

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God repeats His Old Testament promise to bountifully bless the cheerful giver (Malachi 3:8-10). Our father got all that we need and He wants to give it all to us in abundance when we give cheerfully and when we remain faithful in tithing. For some unclear reason believers do not like to give but enjoy receiving from the Lord. Scripture tell us clearly that our tithes open the flood gate of heaven.
We all want to be blessed beyond measure, but not all are generous with our giving. People say they don't know what to give or how much to give. Well, start being faithful with your tithes and then give according to your heart. God established the principle of Seed and Harvest”; it didn't say how generous your giving should be but it says "Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you" Luke 6:38. If I were you I would start giving generously if you want to receive abundantly. The word of God is the will of God that is why it is important to spend time in the word. There's life and blessing in every word of God. "The word I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life" John 6:63. The will of God is in His Word, the Bible.

People tell me all the time that they are not getting enough from God and I always reply that the choice is yours. If you are not satisfied with what you are reaping, check on the seed you are sowing. Remember to sow lots of good seed cheerfully and don't forget your tithes and your harvest WILL HAVE TO COME. Seed and Harvest has been God's way of doing things since creation, I can't stress this enough. "While the earth remains, Seed and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease." Genesis 8:22

Friend, our heavenly Father is a great God. He is a more than enough God. It is His will that you should have all that you want, good health, prosperity, peace, love and joy. Come to Him, live according to His will as revealed in His word, the Bible, and start reaping the advantages of living in His will. Take your rightful place as His loving child. Let Him be your father.

Be encouraged, and be blessed in Jesus name.

Praise the Lord!

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Count on God!


How priceless is your unfailing love! Both high and low among men find refuge in the shadow of your wings. Psalm 36:7

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David was a very spiritual man. God said "a man after my own heart." He admitted feelings of loneliness and expressed them through writing and song, in his psalms. The Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone." (Genesis 2:18)` The reality is there are so many people struggling through life to make sense of it all. There are tons of people who have gone through a divorce and heart ache, some with the same story that you or I might have. I think what happens is when we go through hard times, somehow we feel like we are the only one going through it. We tend to feel like no one else has been through this or even see the vulnerable places of our heart and can relate to what’s going on in your life. This may be true, but even so, we still have God on our side, and He is the one who really matters. God wants us to trust Him. He does provide for those who put their trust in Him. When He wanted to provide for Abraham, He tested his faith by asking him to sacrifice his only son (we know that God did not spare his own son for our salvation). God wants us to trust Him. He does provide for those who put their trust in Him. When He wanted to provide for Abraham, He tested his faith by asking him to sacrifice his only son (we know that God did not spare His own son for our salvation). My favorite preacher put like this: "Faith is not believing in God in spite of evidence but it is obeying in spite of consequences."

Christians still count on their own ability, and when in trouble, they get discouraged if they are unable to see a way out. They burden or worry time and again and finally, in absolute frustration and when they have done all they know to do, they finally throw up their hands and declare that it's now "in God's hands?" Friend, God should not be your last resort. God will really provide for those who trust in and understand that He is indeed Jehovah Jireh. God can do all things. "For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him: And he is before all things, and by him all things consist" Colossians 1:16-17. As believers in Christ, you and I must trust the Lord. When troubles come, we must trust that God it all under control and that He has our best interest at heart. The True Believer does not ask why he should trust God; instead, he asks, "How can I trust God more fully?" The true believer does not ask why this and that has happened or haven’t happened to me, he instead invite God to use him as He sees fit.

God loves us and wants to help us with ALL our problems. All we have to do is let Him. Even our minor concerns matter to Him. He wants to help. He wants to be in our lives. We need to read and meditate on the Word to know God better. We can only trust someone we know.

"The fear of man brings a snare: but whoever puts his trust in the LORD shall be safe" (Proverbs 29:25)

Praise the Lord!

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Psalm 141

1 I call to you, LORD, come quickly to me;
hear me when I call to you.
2 May my prayer be set before you like incense;
may the lifting up of my hands be like the evening sacrifice.

3 Set a guard over my mouth, LORD;
keep watch over the door of my lips.
4 Do not let my heart be drawn to what is evil
so that I take part in wicked deeds
along with those who are evildoers;
do not let me eat their delicacies.

5 Let a righteous man strike me—that is a kindness;
let him rebuke me—that is oil on my head.
My head will not refuse it,
for my prayer will still be against the deeds of evildoers.

6 Their rulers will be thrown down from the cliffs,
and the wicked will learn that my words were well spoken.
7 They will say, “As one plows and breaks up the earth,
so our bones have been scattered at the mouth of the grave.”

8 But my eyes are fixed on you, Sovereign LORD;
in you I take refuge—do not give me over to death.
9 Keep me safe from the traps set by evildoers,
from the snares they have laid for me.
10 Let the wicked fall into their own nets,
while I pass by in safety.

Friday, March 18, 2016

You Have A Friend...........



Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need. (Hebrews 4:16).

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Friend, God consider you to be His friend. One of the privileges of being His friend is the ability to reach out to Him anytime.

Some people don't understand the concept of friendship because they never experience it.

A natural friendship involves loving and being loved. It is involved the assurance (undoubtedly) that someone's always there for you, and want you to succeed in everything you do. A friend is someone you long to spend time with, and run to with bad and good news. More importantly a friend does not turn his back on you when you mess up or when things get tough. The only way you can be such friend is by investing the time necessary to develop it. You must work on it. You wouldn't just go to a friend when you need something, would you? You go to a friend with every subject affecting your life and you make time for your friend as well. It shouldn’t always be about you.

Developing a friendship with God is similar to develop one with someone here on earth, except for the fact that a relationship with God is much more important. It is the most rewarding friendship you can ever have. Lots of people want to be God's friend they just don't know how to achieve it. In reality, it is very simple. One needs go to Him in prayers. Unlike people here on earth, God will not turn anyone down. He's been waiting. He will NEVER forsake you and He is DEPENDABLE and FAITHFUL.


Are you alone right now? Are you searching for that friend that would never turn his back on you? Turn to God right now. Don't wait until you have a pressing need. The word of God says that He wants to be involved in every area of your life. You don't need a major situation to approach God. Above all, He wants to be your friend.

Thank you father God for being "my friend".

Praise the Lord!

Thursday, March 17, 2016

The Word of God..........


“And how from infancy you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.” 2 Timothy: 15-17

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Friend, whatever you are looking for in life, it starts with God. He is the Source. People tend to forget who God is when they are going through the tough times, in reality, when facing challenges we must always focus on the word of God. It is absolutely critical that we, as the people of God, be firmly, unshakably, anchored in His truth. The world is looking at us. Our lives must reflect the power of the living God. For some reason, God's people constantly want to drift. Christ promised to never leave us alone, but we worry when facing adversity. David said, "I esteemed your words more important to me than my daily food, more precious than riches of gold and silver." We can only acquire spiritual strength by meditating upon the word of God. The psalmist said in Psalm 119:105 - a verse that many of us have memorized - "Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path." The word of God sheds light to enable me how to live, how to proceed. There cannot be darkness in the presence of God.

Are you going through a confusing and challenging time? Lean on God and meditate on His word. Joshua was going through a tough time, but he stood firm because God told him he would have success as long as he meditated on the book of law. He was told not to let it depart out of his mouth. He was told to stay focused on it. Uncertainty and confusion can only set in when we lose our focus on the word of God.

It is through reading God’s Word that we come to acknowledge His righteousness and that which He requires of us; friend, study the Bible for that is where you'll learn of God and His plans.

Praise the Lord!

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

You Can Change............


Strive first for the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. (Matthew 6:33)

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Striving for the kingdom of God means to always stand for what’s right, but it is a difficult thing to accomplish; it takes determination, because when you are in the process of changing, the opposition is going to come from unlikely places. Your family and friends may turn their backs on you. People fear the unknown and the person you’re becoming is unknown, a stranger to them and they will be afraid and they may even call you a few names such as weirdo, goody two show, and extremist, just to name a few. The truth is you will also be puzzled by the transformation. You will lose interest in certain familiar things because you are “under construction”. The old you will start dying in order to make room for the new anointed you. It can be a very lonely place to be but I am urging to keep on and move forward by continuing to follow God. It may be confusing now but it’s going to make sense soon. You are going to find out that you are indeed an extremist: extremely blessed, extremely prosperous, extremely smart, extremely excited and extremely changed and anointed child of God.

When you are saved, turn your life over to Christ (born again), the Holy Spirit begins to work within you and brings the best out of you. Your perspective on life changes because you will learn to walk by faith and not by sight. It will not matter what the situations of life is, you will learn to trust the word of God and you will always have peace in the midst of great challenges. It is an exciting transformation and the people who are close to you may become intimidated because as you spend more time reading the word of God and growing spiritually, you end up spending less time with your family and friends and it’s going to take some getting used to. You have to find a way to communicate to love ones what’s happening to you and hopefully they will understand, but if they chose to forsake you or ridicule you, don’t panic. God has a way of accepting those who are forsaken and He certainly bless those who put Him first. When you give God’s word your full attention you will find true happiness and fulfillment you never thought possible and you can be assure that you will never face another lonely day in your life because the Holy Spirit will always be with you. Friend, embrace who you are becoming in Christ Jesus. Enjoy the person God created you to be, and savor the transformation, don’t resist it. Find balance in the word and be blessed.

Praise the Lord!

Monday, March 14, 2016

Does God Care?

The steps of a man are established by the LORD, And He delights in his way. Psalm 37:23

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You are here for a purpose. if you are a believer, God wants you where you are right now for His purpose. Things may no be going the way you would like them to go but you must trust God and scripture took it a little further: We are told to delight and accept our position. You and I have to delight/enjoy our position. We may not understand why we are here and for how long God is going to keeps us here but we must still trust that when the time is right, He will reveal the plan. As a matter of fact, it does not even have to make sense why we are here. Faith in God is exactly what must keep us in position. Rest become easy once we understand that we belong to God and that our steps are ordered. We no longer murmur and complain about our situations. We know that all things work together for our good.


So to have our steps ordered by the Lord means that the Lord is the one directing us, guiding us and leading us. But in order for the Lord to direct our steps, there are some things we ought to do. First of all, we must have faith. The Bible says in Romans 1:17 "the just shall live by faith." and Proverbs 3:5-6 says, “Trust in the Lord with all thine heart, and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge Him and He shall direct your paths.” Also,I Thessalonians 5:17 says "men should always pray and not faint." Perhaps, one of the most important reasons to pray is the fact that God says it.In Jeremiah 33:3, the LORD says, "Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know."

Friends, if you are a believer and find yourself in a place of great challenges, don't you worry. God is with you. He will guide you safely out of the wilderness. Trust Him and you will see His glory. He loves you. He cares.

Praise the Lord!

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Sowing & Reaping.............


Do not deceive yourselves: God is not mocked; for whatever a man shall sow, that also shall he reap. Galatians 6:7

Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously.2 Corinthians 9:6

As I have observed, those who plow evil and those who sow trouble reap it. Job 4:8

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Your actions of today determine your future. If life, death, healing, sickness, poverty and prosperity, insecurity, confidence and protection are in the power of the tongue, than you can surely determine whether you are going to be prosperous or live in poverty. You can also decide whether or not I enjoy perfect health. If you confess or speak the word on healing, prosperity, long life, protection and believe in your heart, that the word has already done, what it says it would do, you will be healed, prosper, live long and be protected. If you confess or speak sickness, poverty, death and insecurity and believe in your heart, that those conditions will occur in your life, you will stay sick, poor, die prematurely and live a life of insecurity. The choice is yours.

It is true that people only say it when they want to manipulate or instill fear but to reap what you sow is actually uplifting news for those who sow good deeds, but real bad news for those involved in sinful and ungodly activities. Think about it for a moment: You cannot harvest apple when you sow orange. The principle of seeds and harvest is God's law therefore irrevocable; there is no escape, either for the believer or for the unbeliever. It is a law of life. So what are you sowing today? Are you sowing pride? Have you been sowing the word of God? Are you sowing love? Have you been sowing words of discouragement? Are you supportive? Can your friends count on you? Are you sowing joy? What would your friend say about you? Are you one of these people who changes so much that your friends don't even recognize you sometimes? Do you even have friends? Remember that you are a soldier of Christ Jesus. He should be your example in every way. God keep all of His promises. God is true. His Word of Promise is sure. In all His relations with His people God is faithful. No one ever yet really trusted Him in vain. We find this precious truth expressed almost everywhere in the Scriptures. God's people need to know that faithfulness is an essential part of the Divine character. It is the basis of our confidence in Him. But it is one thing to accept the faithfulness of God as a Divine truth, it is quite another to act upon it and applying it in our lives. God has given us many promises, but are we counting on His fulfillment of them? Are we actually expecting Him to be true to His Word?

Be one of these people friends turn to first when in need. Don't hide from your friends because you suspect that they might be in needs. Don't wait until they have called you numerous times to be there for them. Sow seeds of friendship, sow seeds of love, and sow seed of joy and comfort. Sow seed of kindness. Sow peace. Sow loyalty and harmony. Do not run at first sign of trouble. Be an encourager. Sow seed of limitless patience. Sow the word of God and be blessed.

Praise the Lord!

Saturday, March 12, 2016

God and God Alone............


He answered: "Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind'; and, 'Love your neighbor as yourself." Luke 10:27

Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. Deuteronomy 6:5

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I don't believe that God is in the business of wasting time. Obviously, He created the universe in less than one week. I believe that God is purposeful and He says what He means and He means what He says. I also believe that every word of the Bible is God inspired. In the Old Testament and again in the New testament, God commanded us to love Him wholeheartedly. He initially said it, and then later Jesus reinforced it by repeating it.

Friend, God wants ownership of our hearts. He wants to dwell in our hearts. God does not wish to be our last love. He wants to be our first and greatest love and every time we do not put Him first, we are in disobedience. God did not suggest that we love him. He commanded us to do so. I know for certain that heartbreak follows each time someone or something takes precedence over God in my life. As recently as recently as this year I experienced multiple mishaps due to the fact that(unknowingly)I have put certain things ahead of God. I (unknowingly) started to see someone else as my source and it took me a moment and lot of unnecessary painful days to come to this realization. The Bible urges us to be vigilant. You and I must make sure that nothing is more important than God. We must give him His righteous place. He deserves it.

Friend, you must know by now that when we rely on others we get disappointed and we fall, but the more we claim GOD as our source and recognize that HIS abundance is ours, the sooner things work out for the best. My dear friend, wee constantly have to submit to the guidance of THE HOLY SPIRIT, and constantly affirm "not my will by thy will" GOD'S plan for us is perfect full of joy that translates into ecstasy. OUR FATHER is fine.Psalm 145:8 says that the LORD is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and rich in love. Remember that the first sin entered the world was when mankind separated himself from God by doing something forbidden and from that sin all the others follow.

Constant sadness, envy, fear, doubt, loss of enthusiasm, diminished hope, insecurities, hopelessness and lack of confidence are signs that we have taken our minds off of GOD. None of those can inhabit a heart in which God resides because God is love, joy, peace and abundance. An overflowing Heart can not experience loneliness and feeling of inadequacy. It is imperative that you and I keep our hearts and mind fix on God. Listen, the Bible says in James 1:17 that Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. it is great that God bless us with companionship and some treasures but nothing should replace God.

Friend, focus your mind, heart and spirit on OUR FATHER, pray that HIS will be done and submit to it completely and all things will be added....

Praise the Lord!

Friday, March 11, 2016

My Comforter.....

Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest." Matthew 11:28

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The Holy Spirit is a real person who came to reside within the believer on the day of he/she is saved. He is considered to be the third member of the Godhead. He is a person equal in every way with God the Father and God the Son. "I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Helper that He may be with you forever; the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it does not behold Him or know Him, but you know Him because He abides with you, and will be in you. I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you." (John 14:16-18)

The Holy Spirit is not an impersonal force; He is God's way to give us rest in our time of needs. "The Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all that I said to you." (John 14:26).

It is not a sin to be weary. Again, God knows that there would be time when we would need to be comforted. There certain things that we go through no body is able to understand, there are time that we cannot even express what we feel but God understands. He made us, He knows where to touch, and He knows exactly where the hurt is. He knows are to access our ":CPU".

Come to me" is an invitation, He will not intervene unless you invite Him in. We tend to tell our friends everything about our lives but we tend to be too polite when it comes to God. We don't want to bother Him; we pray for a few second, we don't spend the time to tell Him about all that is in our heart. He is omniscient, all knowing but you still need to tell me about your trouble because only God can give the rest, the comfort that you are looking for.

I can't say it enough, come to God, and stop telling the people who are unable to help. Call on the true comforter, the Holy Spirit and get the real comfort. He will build into our lives love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control (Galatians 5:22-23), in addition to God real comfort.

Take some times today to talk to your comforter; in fact, make a daily date with Him to build your relationship and be blessed.

Be comforted in Jesus name.

Praise the Lord!

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Do Not Fear!


Fear not; for I am with you. Be not dismayed; for I am your God. I will strengthen you; yea, I will help you; yea, I will uphold you with the right hand of My righteousness. Isaiah 41:10

Do not be afraid or terrified; be strong and courageous, for the Lord your God goes with you; He will never leave you nor forsake you. (Deuteronomy 31:2).

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We often forget that Jesus experienced pain also. As Jesus was about to raise His friend Lazarus from the grave, the Bible reported that He cried. (John 11:35). He feels your loss and pain too because He loves you so much. Jesus sadness was equally apparent the night before His arrest, Do you remember that He asked His father to change the future, but only if God was willing. He knew what the future held and yet He had the courage to fulfill His mission. (Praise God!). He had the courage to face the tough times and fulfill His purpose. He will also give you courage as you are going through your difficulties as well.

Where is God when it hurts? Frankly, He is right next to you sometimes; and other times holding your hands, cheering you on, comforting you and whispering Isaiah 54:17 to your hears "No weapon that is formed against you shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against you in judgment you will condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, and their righteousness is of Me" and Romans 5:3-5 ...We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance. And endurance develops strength of character, and character strengthens our confident hope of salvation. And this hope will not lead to disappointment. For we know how dearly God loves us, because He has given us the Holy Spirit to fill our hearts with His love. Dear friend, Jesus is the Prince of Peace and when you invite Him in, He come along with His peace.

To be courageous is a command, and to not being courageous is to be disobedient to God. "Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous, do not be terrified; do not be discouraged for I will be wit you wherever you go." (Joshua 1:9). "No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us," Paul said "For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord" (Romans 8:37–39).

Friend, there's no greater joy and peace then to surrender your being to the Lord and trust that is more than capable of taking care of you. Surely His arm is not too short to save nor His ear too dull to hear (Isaiah 59:1). Just put your trust in Him and go to Him with all of troubles. In pain, grief and love, God is always near. In our dark and lonely moments we may not have a complete understanding and we may not answers to the questions of suffering, but we can surrender ourselves into the hands of the one who made us, the one who does have the answers, and who will faithfully walk with us and lead us through the dark valley.

Be courageous, be fortified, and be blessed in Jesus name!

Praise the Lord!

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Psalm 41

Blessed are those who have regard for the weak;
the LORD delivers them in times of trouble.
2 The LORD protects and preserves them—
they are counted among the blessed in the land—
he does not give them over to the desire of their foes.
3 The LORD sustains them on their sickbed
and restores them from their bed of illness.

4 I said, “Have mercy on me, LORD;
heal me, for I have sinned against you.”
5 My enemies say of me in malice,
“When will he die and his name perish?”
6 When one of them comes to see me,
he speaks falsely, while his heart gathers slander;
then he goes out and spreads it around.

7 All my enemies whisper together against me;
they imagine the worst for me, saying,
8 “A vile disease has afflicted him;
he will never get up from the place where he lies.”
9 Even my close friend,
someone I trusted,
one who shared my bread,
has turned[b] against me.

10 But may you have mercy on me, LORD;
raise me up, that I may repay them.
11 I know that you are pleased with me,
for my enemy does not triumph over me.
12 Because of my integrity you uphold me
and set me in your presence forever.

13 Praise be to the LORD, the God of Israel,
from everlasting to everlasting.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Holy Spirit!




"Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest." Matthew 11:28

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Why do Christians get burdened and weary? Do they understand who the Holy Spirit is and what He does?The Holy Spirit is a real person who came to reside within the believer on the day of he/she is saved. He is considered to be the third member of the Godhead. He is a person equal in every way with God the Father and God the Son. "I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Helper that He may be with you forever; the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it does not behold Him or know Him, but you know Him because He abides with you, and will be in you. I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you." (John 14:16-18)

The Holy Spirit is not an impersonal force; He is God's way to give us rest in our time of needs. "The Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all that I said to you." (John 14:26).

It is not a sin to be weary. Again, God knows that there would be time when we would need to be comforted. There certain things that we go through no body is able to understand, there are time that we cannot even express what we feel but God understands. He made us, He knows where to touch, and He knows exactly where the hurt is. He knows are to access our ":CPU".

Come to me" is an invitation, He will not intervene unless you invite Him in. We tend to tell our friends everything about our lives but we tend to be too polite when it comes to God. We don't want to bother Him; we pray for a few second, we don't spend the time to tell Him about all that is in our heart. He is omniscient, all knowing but you still need to tell me about your trouble because only God can give the rest, the comfort that you are looking for.

I can't say it enough, come to God, and stop telling the people who are unable to help. Call on the true comforter, the Holy Spirit and get the real comfort. He will build into our lives love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control (Galatians 5:22-23), in addition to God real comfort.

Take some times today to talk to your comforter; in fact, make a daily date with Him to build your relationship and be blessed.

Be comforted in Jesus name!

Praise the Lord!

Monday, March 7, 2016

Faith & Prayer......


“And how from infancy you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.” 2 Timothy: 15-17

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Friend, whatever you are looking for in life, it starts with God. He is the Source. People tend to forget who God is when they are going through the tough times, in reality, when facing challenges we must always focus on the word of God. It is absolutely critical that we, as the people of God, be firmly, unshakably, anchored in His truth. The world is looking at us. Our lives must reflect the power of the living God. For some reason, God's people constantly want to drift. Christ promised to never leave us alone, but we worry when facing adversity. David said, "I esteemed your words more important to me than my daily food, more precious than riches of gold and silver." We can only acquire spiritual strength by meditating upon the word of God. The psalmist said in Psalm 119:105 - a verse that many of us have memorized - "Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path." The word of God sheds light to enable me how to live, how to proceed. There cannot be darkness in the presence of God.

Are you going through a confusing and challenging time? Lean on God and meditate on His word. Joshua was going through a tough time, but he stood firm because God told him he would have success as long as he meditated on the book of law. He was told not to let it depart out of his mouth. He was told to stay focused on it. Uncertainty and confusion can only set in when we lose our focus on the word of God.

It is through reading God’s Word that we come to acknowledge His righteousness and that which He requires of us; friend, study the Bible for that is where you'll learn of God and His plans.

Praise the Lord!

Sunday, March 6, 2016

The Lord is with You!

The Lord is not slow about His promise, as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing for any to perish but for all to come to repentance. 2 Peter 3:9

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life." John 3:16

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When we apply God's word to situations and circumstances in our lives, God will meet the need! No matter how big the need or high the mountain, we serve a God that is a Need Meeting God! We sometimes forget or don't realize that the God we serve is a big God, He holds the world in his hands and there is no problem too complex for our God to solve. What seems impossible for man is possible for God. If we stop complaining and feeling sorry for ourselves, abut start confessing the Word of God, and Thanking God we will see God move in our lives like never before. God's word is sharper than any two edged sword; It accomplishes that which it is sent to do. Friend, confess the word about the need, Thank God for his favor, and wait with expectancy! God is waiting for the opportunity to meet your needs if you would only call on his name.

Everyone has been through a valley experience! A valley experience is when you are misunderstood and at your lowest point, heart wrenching disappointment, or penetrating loneliness, deep hurt. Your heart may have been broken, you may have been rejected by someone who promised you forever, your bills may be due and no money in the bank, no foreseeable job, One thing after another, it seems like you get over one problem just to face another; or you may be cornered by all kind of challenges, friend, you are in your valley. We often want to hurry or run through our valley, or wish we could sleep through it because it's an uncomfortable place, but God allows us to walk through the valley to teach us, to make us, and to show us his awesome power in our lives! How would you know God was a deliver, if he's never delivered you! How would you know he solves problems if you never have any? How would you know he heals if you never been sick? How would you know that he provides if you never have a pressing need? How would you appreciate His love if you never been abandoned without any clear explanation? And how would you know He picks up the pieces if you never been broken?

God is a God of timing. God works according to his time table not ours. We sometimes don't want to give God the time to work things out. We want it right now! In the storm (waiting time), it seems too difficult to hold on but God will come through in due time. Don’t go ahead of God. Why don’t you just hold on a little longer? Hold on and trust God and know that he is a God will that work it out just in due time.

Praise the Lord!

Saturday, March 5, 2016

The Lord is with Us!

The Lord is not slow about His promise, as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing for any to perish but for all to come to repentance. 2 Peter 3:9

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life." John 3:16

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When we apply God's word to situations and circumstances in our lives, God will meet the need! No matter how big the need or high the mountain, we serve a God that is a Need Meeting God! We sometimes forget or don't realize that the God we serve is a big God, He holds the world in his hands and there is no problem too complex for our God to solve. What seems impossible for man is possible for God. If we stop complaining and feeling sorry for ourselves, abut start confessing the Word of God, and Thanking God we will see God move in our lives like never before. God's word is sharper than any two edged sword; It accomplishes that which it is sent to do. Friend, confess the word about the need, Thank God for his favor, and wait with expectancy! God is waiting for the opportunity to meet your needs if you would only call on his name.

Everyone has been through a valley experience! A valley experience is when you are misunderstood and at your lowest point, heart wrenching disappointment, or penetrating loneliness, deep hurt. Your heart may have been broken, you may have been rejected by someone who promised you forever, your bills may be due and no money in the bank, no foreseeable job, One thing after another, it seems like you get over one problem just to face another; or you may be cornered by all kind of challenges, friend, you are in your valley. We often want to hurry or run through our valley, or wish we could sleep through it because it's an uncomfortable place, but God allows us to walk through the valley to teach us, to make us, and to show us his awesome power in our lives! How would you know God was a deliver, if he's never delivered you! How would you know he solves problems if you never have any? How would you know he heals if you never been sick? How would you know that he provides if you never have a pressing need? How would you appreciate His love if you never been abandoned without any clear explanation? And how would you know He picks up the pieces if you never been broken?

God is a God of timing. God works according to his time table not ours. We sometimes don't want to give God the time to work things out. We want it right now! In the storm (waiting time), it seems too difficult to hold on but God will come through in due time. Don’t go ahead of God. Why don’t you just hold on a little longer? Hold on and trust God and know that he is a God will that work it out just in due time.

Praise the Lord!

Friday, March 4, 2016

Psalm 139

I said, I will take heed to my ways, that I sin not with my tongue: I will keep my mouth with a bridle, while the wicked is before me.
I was dumb with silence, I held my peace, even from good; and my sorrow was stirred.
My heart was hot within me, while I was musing the fire burned: then spake I with my tongue,
Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is: that I may know how frail I am.
Behold, thou hast made my days as an handbreadth; and mine age is as nothing before thee: verily every man at his best state is altogether vanity. Selah.
Surely every man walketh in a vain shew: surely they are disquieted in vain: he heapeth up riches, and knoweth not who shall gather them.
And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in thee.
Deliver me from all my transgressions: make me not the reproach of the foolish.
I was dumb, I opened not my mouth; because thou didst it.
10 Remove thy stroke away from me: I am consumed by the blow of thine hand.
11 When thou with rebukes dost correct man for iniquity, thou makest his beauty to consume away like a moth: surely every man is vanity. Selah.
12 Hear my prayer, O Lord, and give ear unto my cry; hold not thy peace at my tears: for I am a stranger with thee, and a sojourner, as all my fathers were.
13 O spare me, that I may recover strength, before I go hence, and be no more.

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Focus on God!


For our present trouble, which is only for a short time, is working out for us a much greater weight of glory; (2 Corinthians 4:17)

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Matthew 9:28-29 tells the story about how Jesus asked these blind men, "'Do you believe that I am able to do this?'" What did they say? "'Yes, Lord.' Then he touched their eyes and said, 'According to your faith will it be done to you,' and their sight was restored.'" The Bible is full of God's promises, but unlike the promises that we make, God's promises are true and he fulfills every one. Abraham believed God's promise that he would be the father of many nations. He did not waver through unbelief but was made strong as he believed in the promise of God, because he knew the one who promised it was able to perform it. You have to rest assured that God is still able to perform miracles. He is able to hear and answer your prayers. God gives us grace every time we pray. God is able to answer your prayer, and if you are born of God, He will most certainly answer it. Contrary to popular belief, God does not only answer prayers about our great needs. He gets involved in our minor troubles as well. He is a loving and concerned father. He cares about everything about us. You can trust Him and go to Him with all your complications.


Jesus Himself lived like that, in daily unhindered communion with the Father, He went to Him all the time so that He could say to His Father and our Father, "I knew that you hear me always" (John 11:42). And all the teaching of Jesus about prayer shows that we too can have communion with God. Friend, the normal Christian life is a life of regular, daily answer to prayer. It is perfectly normal for an obedient child to ask God for things in prayers and get it, get all he wants. "If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?" (Matt. 7:11). Trust God, He will not fail you. Dare to be a Daniel. Read your Bible for the better you know God, the easier you'll find it to trust and obey Him. And the more you'll sense how deeply God cherishes you, and how desperately He wants to answer your prayers. So learn more about God each day. Grow closer to the glorious God who treasures you beyond your wildest dreams. You can trust Him.

Focus on God. Focus on His love. Focus on His plan for your life. Focus on Him and be blessed!

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Faith & Prayer..........


Then Jesus came to them and said, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Matthew 28:18

He called his twelve disciples to him and gave them authority to drive out evil spirits and to heal every disease and sickness. (Mat.10:1, 5:23-24).

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Why don't we pray anymore? Christians don't believe in the power of prayers and fasting anymore. When someone we love gets sick, whether it is the common cold, diabetes, or cancer, I want you to know that it did not come from God. We are too quick to accept affliction and diseases as the will of God. Scripture tells us that the will of God is for His people to be well and to live long prosperous lives and to help win souls for His Kingdoms. It would be impossible to accomplish that from the grave. In fact, most wonders of the devil in the gospels are to produce all kind of sicknesses and diseases. Jesus gave us the power to heal the sick and to cast out demons. The demon-possessed boy was healed by the faith and prayer of the father. The best thing we can give to our relatives is our faith and prayer, to our spouse, children, and grand-children, and even our neighbors. We don't have to run to anyone, you can pray for your family. Some people never even try. Jesus says "Everything is possible to those who believe" Mark 9:23, and then He says: if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, 'Move from here to there' and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you." (Mt.17:20).


"Faith in Christ" is the most powerful force of the universe, able to heal the body, to stop storms, to move the mountains of hatred and doubts, and most specially to fill us with love, with Jesus in our hearts, the seed of the love, joy, peace, and security that nothing or nobody can take away (Rom.8:37-39). Faith in Christ" is something very simple and yet powerful, when we trust God, amazing things happen:The father of the boy above believed and Jesus healed his son, by the faith of the father. The woman in Mark 5 believed Jesus could heal her if she just could touch him she touch him, and she was healed, she stopped the bleeding she had for 12 years.
Jairus, in the same chapter, thought Jesus could resurrect his daughter, and Jesus resurrected her! Glory to God!

The Syrophoenician Woman in Mark 7:25-30/Matthew 15:21-28 believed Jesus could heal the epilepsy of her daughter and the daughter was healed, by the faith of the mother.
And the same goes on and on with the leper, the blind Bartimaeus, another pagan and again another miracle. Nowadays for you and me to have "faith in Christ" is the same. God is no respecter of man, what he did before, He has the ability and the will to do again.


Are you facing a difficult season right now? Release your disappointments, your heartbreaks, your hurt, your pain, your failure, your bills, your lack, your loneliness and all other burdens to God in prayers. Trust Him to take care of your needs and He will. God is able and willing, and all He needs is "your" faith. Only in one occasion in all Gospels Jesus "could not" make miracles, and it was in His own town of Nazareth, (Mark 6:5). Not even Jesus "could" make miracles when there was no faith! It is faith that allows God to work miracles in your life.

Would you put your faith to work today?

Praise the Lord!

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Be Strong in the Lord!



Be strong in the Lord, and in the strength of his power. Ephesians 6:10


Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the LORD your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.” Deuteronomy 31:6

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To be victorious in this life one must be strong. Victory is for the strong. Today is not a day for weakness. Our God lives! Go deep inside yourself to find your greatest strength (The Holy Spirit inside you). But, what does that mean to be strong in the Lord? Many times we fall because we really haven't learned that to be strong means to be aware of how weak we are. We are only strong through Christ. We cannot face our battles alone for that the battles that are fought are battles that we in ourselves cannot fight, but rather, by clinging to the Word of God, and resting in Him, we know that the battle is already won on Calvary some 2000 years ago. His Word has so many promises, and we know God will never break a promise. He is the Promise Keeper.

We must learn to trust Him completely, because He knows and understands all that will befall us. He has promised to be our refuge and we are not to be afraid, no matter the circumstances or those involved. As we grow in faith and trust in Him we are often challenged to the depths of our spirit, and are called to stand firm in that faith and trust. Be strengthened by the Lord. The above scripture tells us to "be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might." Being strengthened by the Lord is much simpler than being strong. We all know how to be strengthened by the Lord; we are strengthened through the Means of Grace through faith. When we receive the Lord Jesus Christ, we are strengthened and putting on the whole armor of God. Putting on the armor of God is the same as being clothed with Christ. It is not something that we do after being saved; it is part of being saved. Not only are we clothed with Christ's purity, but we are surrounded and protected by his strength as well. When we become adopted sons of God we are clothed with the Christ's righteousness and protected by Christ's Strength.

Christ has won the victory through His death and resurrection. He has overcome the world. When we trust in the Lord and in His mighty power, we believe in this work of redemption. We are powerful in that we are in Christ by faith. As we look to Him, we cannot fall for He is "able to keep us from falling. Being strong in the Lord means to allow God to be the power in your life. It is not to "get" God's power and use it for yourself. We are not to be the one using God's power. It is God who is the power and only He can use it wisely, justly and victoriously.

Praise the Lord!