Category Archives: Understanding

But Why?

Ps.103:2-4 “Let all that I am praise the Lord; may I never forget the good things he does for me. He forgives all my sins and heals all my diseases. He redeems me from death and crowns me with love and tender mercies”

The Bible tells us that Paul had a thorn in his flesh. Some theologians have argued that it was, in fact, a sickness, while other theologians have argued against that school of thought. Read the rest of this entry

Prophecy Personified

Isa.9:6 [KJV] “For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.”

Is the Lordship of Jesus fact or fiction? Is Jesus just an imaginary friend or is He as real as He has been proclaimed to be? Is Jesus just a figment of our imagination? Read the rest of this entry

Victory Road

Rom.12:2 “…let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.”

You cannot become truly unstoppable until you are out of Egypt and Egypt is out of you. Yesterday, we dwelt extensively on the pointers, things that show us that Egypt is still inside even though God has brought us out of Egypt. Read the rest of this entry

Listen Up

1 Cor.10:12 (NKJV) “Therefore let him who thinks he stands take heed lest he fall.”

When you were dressing up this morning, if what dominated your thoughts and influenced your choice of what to wear was, “are they going to like this dress?” Read the rest of this entry

Humility 102

1 Kings 3:9 “Give me an understanding heart so that I can govern your people well and know the difference between right and wrong. For who by himself is able to govern this great people of yours?”

Most times when we read about Solomon in 1 Kings 3:4-15, we are impressed with his wisdom in asking for wisdom. But the reality is that Solomon actually was admitting to God that he was not very smart. Read the rest of this entry

The Bridge

Lu.18:1 One day Jesus told his disciples a story to show that they should always pray and never give up.”

It is one thing to be independent, but it is another thing to be free. There are a lot of independent people roaming the streets, but, a lot of them are not free. Read the rest of this entry

Understanding

John 3:“Jesus replied, “I assure you, no one can enter the Kingdom of God without being born of water and the Spirit.  Humans can reproduce only human life, but the Holy Spirit gives birth to spiritual life.”

Daniel could do all that he did because he could see things the ordinary person could not see. I pray, in the Name of Jesus, that you will see what you ought to see. So that you will go to sleep inspite of the storm. Read the rest of this entry

Love Unstoppable

Matt. 28:2 Suddenly there was a great earthquake! For an angel of the Lord came down from heaven, rolled aside the stone, and sat on it. 3 His face shone like lightning, and his clothing was as white as snow. 4 The guards shook with fear when they saw him, and they fell into a dead faint.

When you look at that story in John 20:1-20 [please read], it almost does not make sense that Jesus would put so much at stake just to respond to Mary. However, the reason why He would do that is because He is love. Read the rest of this entry

Through Death

Jn.12:24 “I tell you the truth, unless a kernel of wheat is planted in the soil and dies, it remains alone. But its death will produce many new kernels–a plentiful harvest of new lives.” [with emphasis].

It is so important that we understand that the way of the Father is the way of love that leads to life through sacrifice. God is saying the seed needs to die, not to be exterminated but to produce an abundant harvest. Read the rest of this entry

The Way

Jn.14:6 (NKJV) “Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”

The illustration in today’s devotional is not original, the Holy Spirit drew it for me. This is an attempt to graphically capture what He drew. I am just communicating what I have received of the Lord, so please pay attention because Read the rest of this entry