“I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live even though they die. And whoever lives by believing in me will never die.” (John 11:25-26 NIV) John chapter 11 portrays Jesus as having power over death. My entire life changed when my beloved father passed away 23 years ago.Continue reading “Understanding the power of the resurrection. Three significance of Christ resurrection”
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God’s word never changes but it changes things.
God’s Word is alive and powerful. (Heb. 4:12.) It is living substance. It is law in the world of the Spirit. It is more powerful than the laws of nature that govern the universe today. Every born-again believer has God’s ability abiding in him in the person of Jesus Christ; yet few have ever learnedContinue reading “God’s word never changes but it changes things.”
Five ways to encourage others as Christians
We may be natural at encouraging others or we may struggle to find ways to give others a boost. Either way, encouraging others is part of our calling as followers of Jesus. In 1 Thessalonians 5:11 ~ Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing What I loveContinue reading “Five ways to encourage others as Christians”
We need to get beyond just believing God to knowing him.
Knowing Him For this reason I also suffer these things; nevertheless I am not ashamed, for I know whom I have believed and am persuaded that He is able to keep what I have committed to Him until that Day. (2 Tim. 1:12) As I meditated on this verse recently, I saw something “new.” ThatContinue reading “We need to get beyond just believing God to knowing him.”
Jesus is our peace.
The natural man lacks peace with God. We all come into the world fighting against God, because we are a part of the rebellion that started with Adam and Eve. Romans 5:10 says we were enemies of God. We fought against God, and everything we did militated against His principles. But when we receive Jesus Christ, we cease being enemies of God—we makeContinue reading “Jesus is our peace.”
Five steps to be at peace with your life through contentment.
Paul said he learned the secret of being content – it didn’t come naturally to him. Living a content life is not something that will come naturally to us either. It’s a learned attitude and position of our hearts. Much like exercising or training for a race, we have to build the muscles over time to sustainContinue reading “Five steps to be at peace with your life through contentment.”