Category Archives: Abuse

My Need

Philip.2:9 “Therefore, God elevated him to the place of highest honor and gave him the name above all other names, 10 that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, 11 and every tongue declare that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.”

I am humble when I let go of my privileges for God. I have deliberately chosen not to have a special parking spot because I noticed that when I start parking in a certain location, before long it becomes the desired parking space. Read the rest of this entry

Holy Place Not Hospital

Matt.6:33 (GNT) “Instead, be concerned above everything else with the Kingdom of God and with what he requires of you, and he will provide you with all these other things.”

God is not a vending machine. God cannot be used. God is God all by Himself. We have to realize that even though He has made provisions for us to ask, it is important for us to understand how to operate it. Read the rest of this entry

Cease-fire

 1Pet.3:10 “For the Scriptures say, “If you want to enjoy life  and see many happy days,… 11… Search for peace, and work to maintain it.”

 

Are you killing yourself slowly? Sadly, a lot of people trivialize things that determine their destiny. Exercise for instance; some people just refuse to exercise. I had a friend while I was in university that led me to smoke. Read the rest of this entry

Master’s Piece

Matt.5:22 But I say, if you are even angry with someone, you are subject to judgment! If you call someone an idiot, you are in danger of being brought before the court. And if you curse someone, you are in danger of the fires of hell” [with emphasis].

 

Every time Jesus says, “You have heard that but I say this”, He is about to take you deeper in God. Jesus is saying to you and I, “murder” is a spectrum Read the rest of this entry

Configuration

Eze.11:20 “So they will obey my decrees and regulations. Then they will truly be my people, and I will be their God.”

 

Yesterday, we highlighted three categories of people. The first category is people that have suffered abuse from people in authority over their lives.

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In Step

John 14:“Jesus told him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one can come to the Father except through me.”

 

Our heavenly Father is a perfect example of love, wisdom, and sufficiency. He says, “I Am that I Am – I Am sufficient in Myself” and we should follow His example.

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With Honours

2 Chron. 1:10 Give me the wisdom and knowledge to lead them properly, for who could possibly govern this great people of yours?”

 

Parenting worthy of honour is possible. The first thing is, you need to see yourself how God has placed you. Becoming parent means you are representing God in your child’s life.

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Pre-Conditions?

Ex.20:3 “You must not have any other god but me.”

 

When we begin to flirt with ideas that the enemy wants us to flirt with, we open our hearts to compromise. When you toy with the idea of keeping secrets, you are asking for trouble. Read the rest of this entry

Prodigally Yours

Isa.43:4 (VOICE)Because you are special to Me and I love you, I gladly give up other peoples in exchange for you; They are trivial by comparison to your weighty significance.

 

A young man was really excited of the new Lexus twin-engine car he just purchased. The car is so fantastic that when one engine shuts down, the second engine just picks up. So, he took his father for a ride in the car just to show him how fantastic the car was. Read the rest of this entry

Readjust

Prov.23:4 Do not wear yourself out to get rich; have the wisdom to show restraint” [with emphasis]

 

I understand that after reading yesterday’s devotional, some people are still wrestling with the concept of being a workaholic. Some others are in denial and some people just want to know where the line is so they would not cross it, or to ascertain whether they have already crossed it or not. Read the rest of this entry