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How is your Christianity?

Matthew 16:24 (KJV)  Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me. Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me. Commitment, Loyalty, Dedication, and Sacrifice are words that define our walk with God. They are also words that truly reflect the actions of an individual in whose life the…

Allow God to direct your steps

Proverbs 16:9 (KJV)  A man’s heart deviseth his way: but the Lord directeth his steps. Planning is essential in life. It is a demonstration of one’s commitment to pursuing his or her life dreams. It enhances the chances of opportunity realization. By planning, we can minimize losses and ensure productivity. Planning is a vital key to achieving life’s goals, therefore planning is important.    The Bible encourages us to plan but we are admonished to plan with divine help. To plan with…

The Nature and Character of God

Lamentations 3:22-23 (KJV) 22 It is of the Lord‘s mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. 23 They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness. One thing is central to all relationships that are enduring and beneficial to those involved in it. It is the consistency of the relationship. Meaning that in such a relationship those involved can trust one another. They can bank on the words and promises made because over time each party has demonstrated a true…

Grace and Wisdom comes from God

James 1:5 (KJV)  If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. There are many things that only God can do for you and do through you. In life we are confronted with situations that often are bewildering and difficult at such we need to depend on God who alone is the source of ‘All Grace’. Here the author of the book of…

Have Faith in your Prayer

1 John 5:14 (KJV)  And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us: No one truly wants to engage in any unproductive and unprofitable venture in life, especially when it relates to time-consuming things. When and if someone decides to engage in such spiritual activities such as prayer, it must then be that which is indeed both necessary and relevant. It is therefore imperative that we underscore…

Godly thoughts produce a godly lifestyle

Isaiah 56:6-7 (KJV) 6 Also the sons of the stranger, that join themselves to the Lord, to serve him, and to love the name of the Lord, to be his servants, every one that keepeth the sabbath from polluting it, and taketh hold of my covenant; 7 Even them will I bring to my holy mountain, and make them joyful in my house of prayer: their burnt offerings and their sacrifices shall be accepted upon mine altar; for mine house shall be called an…

The Power of Joy

Philippians 4:4 (KJV) Rejoice in the Lord always: and again, I say, Rejoice. Paul was a man filled with the Holy Spirit and he experienced such life-threatening circumstances and situations that often when you want to consider someone whose life epitomizes Grace and at the same time suffering, you think of Paul the Apostle. He understood by the inspiration of God the place of “Joy and Rejoicing” in handling the challenges of life. This year is indeed good, however, let…

The Road Map of God

Psalm 119:105 (KJV) Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path We all desire to walk securely in life, and it is something within us as humans to be conscious of where we are going and what we are in pursuit of life. It is God’s will that we don’t waste our life in pursuit of vanities nor in pursuit of unproductive ventures. So, God in His love and kindness towards us gives us His…

Commit your plans (works) to the Lord

Proverbs 16:3 (KJV) Commit thy works unto the Lord, and thy thoughts shall be established. As you begin the new calendar year, it is imperative that you critically consider how you acted and went about things in the previous year. An introspective approach to life helps to avoid pitfalls. We live in a world that demands our attention and on daily basis, we are confronted with too many things to do and to respond to, so much so that we often…

The power of gratitude

Psalm 98 (KJV) 98 O sing unto the Lord a new song; for he hath done marvellous things: his right hand, and his holy arm, hath gotten him the victory. 2 The Lord hath made known his salvation: his righteousness hath he openly shewed in the sight of the heathen. The psalmist understood the need to be grateful and the power of gratitude in life, especially when it comes to the works of God in the lives of His people. As we start a new calendar…

The Blessing is in God, and God alone

Psalm 121:1 (KJV) I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. Expectation influences hope and the source of your expectation fuels your faith. The psalmist was a man of uncommon character and understanding. He knew by the Holy Spirit the importance of developing an expectation that is anchored on God and God alone.  Though,  God uses people but when our hope and faith are placed on mere men, we have often been disappointed. In Palestine…

Honor & Respect Godly Friendship

Proverbs 18:24 (KJV)  A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother. The value and importance of friendship is undeniable true in our lives.  However,  we must as well take to account our roles and responsibilities in making friendship last and fruitful.  Friends are influences and they are inspirators. The value of true friendship is that it adds to your life and improves the quality of your social,  economic,…