Comfort Others

Comfort Others

[He] comforts us in all our affliction so that we will be able to comfort those who are in any affliction with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.” – 2 Corinthians 1:4 God allows our afflictions but also comforts us in these afflictions so that He can use us as agents of comfort for others. It’s …

Cultivate the Gratitude Mindset

Cultivate the Gratitude Mindset

Pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, perseverance and gentleness. Fight the good fight of faith; take hold of the eternal life to which you were called . . . Instruct those who are rich in this present world not to be conceited or to fix their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly supplies us with all …

Your Voice Has Victory

Your Voice Has Victory

There are two extremes in evangelical circles when it comes to this matter of speaking to the mountains in our lives. On one hand, many evangelicals emphasize studying Scripture, learning what it says, memorizing it…but they don’t teach us how to actually speak it. As a result, we find believers who are biblically literate but who are powerless when it …

But God Meant It For Good

But God Meant It for Good

Meant. The word can be defined as the past participle of “to mean” which is to intend for a particular purpose and destination. You’ve probably heard someone say something they probably shouldn’t have said or done something that lacked tact but someone else tried to cover it up with, “They meant well.” What they were saying is that even though …

The Hand of Providence

The Hand of Providence

Providence is one of the most important things you need to know in your Christian experience. The first most important thing, of course, is the Gospel. You need to know how to come to faith in Jesus Christ for your eternal destiny through the forgiveness of your sins. But following the truth of salvation, the second most important thing you …

Full-Service or Self-Service?

Full-Service or Self-Service?

Full service gas stations are hard to find these days. It’s difficult to locate a station that will have someone wash your windshield, check your tires, your oil and lift the hood to take a look at things for you. These types of stations are nearly extinct now. Everything today, in most parts of the country, are what we call …

God's In Control

God’s in Control

I don’t know if you are an expert in the area of geometry, trigonometry, algebra or even fractions. But in terms of the mathematical formulas that these things represent, you can bet your bottom dollar about one thing: They all rest on one simple principle which is that one and one equals two. If you don’t get the fundamentals of …

Jesus' Mercy

Jesus’ Mercy

Open my eyes, that I may behold wonderful things from Your law. Psalm 119:18 As Jesus was leaving Jericho, two blind men who were sitting along the roadway called out to Him, “Lord, have mercy on us, Son of David!” (Matthew 20:30). More than likely, Jesus had spotted the men on his way into the city. Perhaps they had even cried …