February 19, 2018
John 4:42] " Now we believe, not because of what you said, for we ourselves have heard Him and we know that this is indeed the Christ, the Savior of the world."
When you spread the good news of Gods word, people can begin to seek after Him and then can He show His marvelous works in their lives. One plants one waters and God gives the increase [1 Corinthians 3:6]. God shows Himself though His word and your faith and believing on His Son Christ Jesus. For the eyes of the Lord run to and fro throughout the earth, to show Himself strong on behalf of those whose heart is loyal to Him [2 Chronicles 16:9].
February 23, 2018
Isaiah 26:3> You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on You,
What God says about a Sound Mind?
Finally, God's Power and His Love in your heart brings you to a sound mind. God says in 1 PETER 4:7-8 AMP, The end and culmination of all things is near. Therefore, be sound-minded and self-controlled for the purpose of prayer [staying balanced and focused on the things of God so that your communication will be clear, reasonable, specific and pleasing to Him.] Above all, have fervent and unfailing love for one another, because love covers a multitude of sins [it overlooks unkindness and unselfishly seeks the best for others].
February 20, 2018
1 Peter 2:24> He personally carried our sins in His body on the cross so that we can be dead to sin and live for what is right. By His wounds you are healed. NLT
Know this, when sin abounds in the heart of man destruction follows him or her where ever they go. The thoughts and the deeds of man are wrong. There is nothing that can be done right by man. The things that man do that may seem right to do is like a filthy rag, that's trying to clean up what's already dirty. Repent and believe that Jesus died for all the destruction and cruel intentions of the heart of man. Then God will come in and heal the heart that is broken from all that is going on. Is your land, which is your heart; healed from all the past pain, hurt, guilt, and shame?
February 21, 2018
February 24, 2018
PROVERBS 27:5> Better is an open reprimand [of loving correction] Than love that is hidden. AMP
Those that are Children of God should always be open and receptive of Godly correction from God's Messengers it shows us that God truly loves us through His words of discipline. God tells us in Hebrews 12:5-11 NLT,
"And have you forgotten the encouraging words God spoke to you as His children? He said, “My child, don’t make light of the Lord ’s discipline, and don’t give up when He corrects you. For the Lord disciplines those He loves, and He punishes each one He accepts as His child.” As you endure this divine discipline, remember that God is treating you as His own children. Who ever heard of a child who is never disciplined by its father? If God doesn’t discipline you as He does all of His children, it means that you are illegitimate and are not really His children at all. Since we respected our earthly fathers who disciplined us, shouldn’t we submit even more to the discipline of the Father of our spirits, and live forever? For our earthly fathers disciplined us for a few years, doing the best they knew how. But God’s discipline is always good for us, so that we might share in His holiness. No discipline is enjoyable while it is happening—it’s painful! But afterward there will be a peaceful harvest of right living for those who are trained in this way."
February 25, 2018
Luke 14:26-27> If you come to Me but will not leave your family, you cannot be My follower. You must love Me more than your father, mother, wife, children, brothers, and sisters—even more than your own life! Whoever will not carry the cross that is given to them when they follow Me cannot be My follower.
Who do you put first in your life? Money, Work, Family, Religion, Situations, Circumstances, Your business, Things
If you put any of these things first and you say that you are a believer you are not following Christ as you should.
February 22, 2018
1 John 4:16> And we have known and believed the love that God has for us. God is love, and he who abides in love abides in God, and God in him.
What does God say about His Love?
One of God's greatest commandment is that we love. To truly love is to have the love of God in your heart. The true love of God looks beyond our fault and sees our need and that need is Jesus. Here is what God says about His Love in Matthew 22:37-39 NLT,
"Jesus replied, You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. A second is equally important: Love your neighbor as yourself." God speaks about His love in 1 John 4:18-19 NLT,
Such love has no fear, because perfect love expels all fear. If we are afraid, it is for fear of punishment, and this shows that we have not fully experienced His perfect love. We love each other because He loved us first.