Category Archives: Focus
1 Corinthians 2:9 “But as it is written: “Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, nor have entered into the heart of man the things which God has prepared for those who love Him.” (NKJV)
Guess what? If God is going to do things that eyes have not seen in your life, then things that eyes have not seen begin to happen to you, and you think it is strange. Do not think it is strange. It is because God is about to do that which eyes have not seen. Read the rest of this entry
Romans 12:2 “Do not allow this world to mould you in its own image. Instead, be transformed from the inside out by renewing your mind. As a result, you will be able to discern what God wills and whatever God finds good, pleasing, and complete.” (Voice)
Sometimes, when we think about God transforming us, we imagine that thunder will strike from heaven and the whole earth will shake. But the Bible says God transforms us by changing the way we think. It is the small things that nobody sees that bring about the big things that everybody wants. Read the rest of this entry
Guard Your Mind Against GARBAGE. Be on guard about what you feed your mind. Avoid toxic food and junk food. While toxic food can destroy your mind, junk food is not necessarily harmful, but it is not very useful either. Feed your mind healthy food, food that nourishes your mind, Read the rest of this entry
Matthew 22:37-38 “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.”
Are you ready to commit the rest of your life to Jesus? Regardless of what has happened and regardless of what has gone down? Are ready to commit the rest of your life to this God, to serve Him with all your might, and all your strength? This will determine the duration and donation of your life. Read the rest of this entry
Acts 3:19 “So repent [change your inner self—your old way of thinking, regret past sins] and return [to God—seek His purpose for your life] … so that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord [restoring you like a cool wind on a hot day]”
The Message Translation puts it this way, “Now it’s time to change your ways! Turn to face God so he can wipe away your sins, pour out showers of blessing to refresh you”. Paul says to defeat discouragement, we need to be deliberate about taking time for renewal. Read the rest of this entry
Isaiah 49:15-16 “But the Lord says, “Can a woman forget her baby? Can she forget the child who came from her body? Even if she can forget her children, I cannot forget you. I drew a picture of you on my hand. You are always before my eyes.” (ERV)
Remember That This Will Pass. Remember To Focus On What Is Unchanging. Remember That You Are Not Alone. Remember That God Wants To Use You To Help Others. It could be through giving to help others. It could be through receiving help from others. Read the rest of this entry
Isaiah 43:2 “When you go through deep waters, I will be with you. When you go through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown. When you walk through the fire of oppression, you will not be burned up; the flames will not consume you” (emphasis added).
This is God’s promise to you. Do you receive it today? No matter what you go through, you must always remember that God is with you. God is emphasizing remembering this season because we forget very easily. I have seen a lot of Christians forget that God is with them. Read the rest of this entry
2 Corinthians 4:17-18 “For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.” (NIV).
What is the difference between repercussion and punishment? Simply put, repercussion means if you sow corn, you will reap corn. Punishment is a different thing entirely. Read the rest of this entry
Psalm 34:19 “People who do what is right may have many problems, BUT the Lord will solve them all.” (NCV).
The fact that you do what is right does not mean you will not have problems. Sometimes, when we have problems, we are perplexed because we do not think we should be having such problems because we are doing our best to do what is right. Read the rest of this entry
John 2:5 “But his mother told the servants, “Do whatever he tells you.”
Righteousness and Single-mindedness are the two things that must be in place for us to take bold steps towards God. We have dealt extensively in days past with righteousness and yesterday we began to look at single-mindedness first in prayer. Yesterday we looked at the examples of Joshua and Elijah. Read the rest of this entry