Road to Pentecost

“deFlate”

Suggested Readings: Proverbs 16:18, 19 Daniel 4:28-33 Under the guise of healthy self-esteem, we can become haughty. In the name of vanity, we can become conceited. Amid the expressions of appreciation and all of the accolades that get showered upon us, we can become arrogant. And God knows that the accomplishments that we have in…

Walking In The Shadow

Suggested Readings: Psalm 17:8, 9; 23:4; 36:7; 57:1; 63:7; 91:1 The Christian mantra encourages people to “walk in the light.” For in the light everything is exposed and we easily discern what things actually are. But there are times that come into our lives where we clearly have to walk in the shadow or what…

Spend Time With The Master

Suggested Readings: Matthew 4:18-22 Acts 4:1-14 Spending time with the Master has a way of positively impacting our lives like no other encounter can. Spending time with the Master moves individuals from being ordinary to being extraordinary. The confidence that we gain about who we are and what we are able to do through Jesus…

It Takes A Village

Suggested Readings: Philippians 4:11-16; 1st Peter 1:13-2:3 The call has gone forth to prepare our minds for action. The charge has been given. God calls His children to set our hope on the grace that is given to us through Jesus Christ. The action that God calls us to is perfecting and maturing saints for…

I Will Go, I Shall Go, I Must Go

Suggested Readings: Isaiah 6:1-8; Acts 3:1-8 There comes a point in the life of every believer when he or she says that “I will go” or “I shall go” which, after an awesome encounter with God, usually leads him or her to saying “I must go.” For most believers it comes after having a totally…

Death Doesn’t Mean Died

Suggested Readings: John 20:11-17 “Died” or “to die” suggests that all life is gone and that there is no chance of life ever coming back. Our minds and our hearts accept that reality because we have not experienced anything else that remotely suggests that death doesn’t mean died. Well, Jesus helps us to understand that…

A New Paradigm

Suggested Readings: John 14:26; John 20:19-23 The resurrection of Jesus Christ institutes a new paradigm for those who chose to follow Jesus and for those of us who accepts Jesus’ finished work at Calvary for salvation. The first paradigm shift is that we receive peace from God as we go about doing the work of…