The Secret of Success

The Secret of Success

Everyone wants to be a success. Nobody sets out to fail.  While none of us can go back and undo the mistakes of yesteryear, each of us has the option of becoming successful from here on out. We can either begin that journey for the first time, or we can continue the journey of fulfilling God’s destiny for us as …

Storm Warning

Storm Warning

The Bible has a lot to say about storms. Sometimes it is talking about literal storms, where the weather is fearsome and seems out of control. More often, though, when the Bible speaks of a storm it is referring to an adverse set of circumstances—when negative events enter into a person’s life.  At any moment you are probably either in …

Strong Foundation

Strong Foundations

No house will stand for long unless it has a strong foundation. It’s the same with our lives. We need a strong foundation. As Isaiah wrote: “Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone, a tested stone, a costly cornerstone for the foundation, firmly placed. He who believes in it will not be disturbed” (Isaiah 28:16). Today we can see a lot of cracks all around us. …

Being a Kingdom Man

In Exodus 34:23-24, we read that three times a year all the males in Israel were to go on a retreat before the Lord who ruled over them. In the Old Testament, the phrase “Lord your God” means sovereign Lord. Three times a year, all of the men were to go to a certain location, and in so doing, acknowledge …