Category Archives: Life

Uncommon

Psalm 139:14 (VOICE) “I will offer You my grateful heart, for I am Your unique creation, filled with wonder and awe. You have approached even the smallest details with excellence; Your works are wonderful; I carry this knowledge deep within my soul.”

 

I discovered very early in life that life is not a straight line. I also discovered that life is an inconsistent rhythm. I play music; the first thing every musician wants to do is to establish the rhythm or connect to the existing rhythm regardless of the instrument. As you live, Read the rest of this entry

Uncommon Life

John 15:15 “I no longer call you slaves, because a master doesn’t confide in his slaves. Now you are my friends, since I have told you everything the Father told me.”

Please read Genesis 18:17-33; this is God physically visiting the earth with angels and He went to visit Abraham. Did you know that God still physically visits the earth? Read the rest of this entry

Fuel Up

Luke 2:37 “Then she lived as a widow to the age of eighty-four. She never left the Temple but stayed there day and night, worshiping God with fasting and prayer.”

Can you think of the time when you saw that prayer made a definite difference? What are your experiences with fasting with prayer? What difference does fasting make to prayer, Read the rest of this entry

Stay Focused!

James 3:12-13 “Does a fig tree produce olives, or a grapevine produce figs? No, and you can’t draw fresh water from a salty spring. If you are wise and understand God’s ways, prove it by living an honourable life, doing good works with the humility that comes from wisdom.

Have you noticed that when you start fasting, it seems like everyone everywhere you go is feasting? Sometimes, we are tempted to tell the people we do life with that we are fasting, Read the rest of this entry

Childlike

Mark 10:14 “…Let the children come to me. Don’t stop them! For the Kingdom of God belongs to those who are like these children. 15 I tell you the truth, anyone who doesn’t receive the Kingdom of God like a child will never enter it.” [with emphasis].

When God looks at you and calls you champion, it is not wishful thinking or motivational speaking. God is not just trying to make you feel good and He is not just trying to pep you up. Read the rest of this entry

Make Ready

Luke 8:43 “A woman in the crowd had suffered for twelve years with constant bleeding, and she could find no cure. 44 Coming up behind Jesus, she touched the fringe of his robe. Immediately, the bleeding stopped.”

John 9:6 “Then he spit on the ground, made mud with the saliva, and spread the mud over the blind man’s eyes. 7 He told him, “Go wash yourself in the pool of Siloam” (Siloam means “sent”). So the man went and washed and came back seeing!” Read the rest of this entry

My Portion

Jn.14:12 “I tell you the truth, anyone who believes in me will do the same works I have done, and even greater works, because I am going to be with the Father.

God expects us to leave a spiritual heritage for our children. The first of three-bedrock questions we must ask ourselves is, What am I leaving? The Bible instructs us in Read the rest of this entry

Rock vs. Sand

Luke 6:48 [NKJV] “He is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. And when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently against that house, and could not shake it, for it was founded on the rock.”

There are Forty-two references to God as the Rock in the Bible; the Rock of ages, the Rock of our salvation, the Rock of defense, the Rock of offence, and so on. Read the rest of this entry

Plugged

Philip.4:13 (Ph) “I’m ready for anything through the strength of Christ who lives in me.”

Are you living without power? Or are you just carrying on without considering that you are running on battery power? Or are you one of those whose cable is actually plugged into the source, Read the rest of this entry

Your Call

Ps.18:20-24 (MSG) “God made my life complete when I placed all the pieces before him. When I got my act together, he gave me a fresh start… I feel put back together, and I’m watching my step. God rewrote the text of my life when I opened the book of my heart to his eyes.”

 

God specializes in new beginnings but for you to enjoy it, you need to let go of the pain of the past. The way a lot of people deal with regret is to blame or to bury. Read the rest of this entry