Wrestling With God

So Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him till daybreak. When the man saw that he could not overpower him, he touched the socket of Jacob’s hip so that his hip was wrenched as he wrestled with the man. Then the man said, “Let me go, for it is daybreak.” But JacobContinue reading “Wrestling With God”

The Joy Of The Lord

Then he said to them, “Go your way. Eat the fat and drink sweet wine and send portions to anyone who has nothing ready, for this day is holy to our Lord. And do not be grieved, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.” Nehemiah 8:10 ESV If there’s one thing I’ve been learning andContinue reading “The Joy Of The Lord”

Perfect Love Casteth Out Fear

Many times, the narrative is faith over fear. Whenever we hear fear, we think of faith as the antidote. This is very true. More faith equals less fear. Nevertheless, there is another way we can overcome fear. Love. The scripture helps us understand that perfect love casts out fear (1 John 4:18). In God’s loveContinue reading “Perfect Love Casteth Out Fear”

The Peace of God

There are two ways in which one can define peace. It can either be the absence of war or freedom from disturbance, according to Google. Major damage that is being done to our world today is the destruction of peace. It’s almost as if in every corner of the earth you turn to, there’s oneContinue reading “The Peace of God”

God’s Word For Your Disappointment

Sometimes, life happens and we experience disappointment. No one likes that feeling especially when it comes totally unexpected or from someone or somewhere you least expected. At such times, giving up and losing hope look really appealing but today God has a message for us concerning our disappointments.  Recently, I started to see the parableContinue reading “God’s Word For Your Disappointment”

Quality Of Prayer 

“…the effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much”. James 5:16 NKJV By quality, I mean effectiveness. The quality of prayer is determined by its ability to bring about an effect. Before I go ahead, I would like you to note that a prayer of good quality is not determined by your eloquence inContinue reading “Quality Of Prayer “

THE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF GOD’S LOVE.

For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life John 3:16 Established, it is because of God’s love that we are saved. If God didn’t love us, we may have been doomed for eternal damnation. But He, through HisContinue reading “THE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF GOD’S LOVE.”

WINNING THROUGH LOVE: Increasing the fold.

Jesus was asked about the greatest commandment of all and He replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself. All the Law and the ProphetsContinue reading WINNING THROUGH LOVE: Increasing the fold.

WINNING BY LOVE: Jesus’ love and our victory.

Yet even in the midst of all these things, we triumph over them all, for God has made us to be more than conquerors, and his demonstrated love is our glorious victory over everything! Rom 8:37 TPT Our victory is not really a focus on God’s power, since He without any doubt has greater powerContinue reading “WINNING BY LOVE: Jesus’ love and our victory.”

UNFEIGNED FAITH.

Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen (Heb. 11:1). So, what does it mean to have unfeigned faith? It means for one’s faith to be unwavering. In other words, it means genuine and sincere faith. It doesn’t necessarily mean that your faith won’t shake, issues of life may cause itContinue reading UNFEIGNED FAITH.

THE MIND OF CHRIST.

N.B: heart and mind may be used interchangeably in this article. It all starts with the mind. Many psychologists would tell you what you allow into your mind is what you become. Even scripture backs this up with Proverbs 23:7 that says as a man thinks in his heart, so is he. Again scripture saysContinue reading THE MIND OF CHRIST.

SALT OF THE EARTH.

There are a few places where Jesus speaks directly to us in scripture, telling us of our identity. Just like no one can know a product better than its creator, no one can know us better than He does. In, through, and by Him were we created. Therefore, when Jesus makes a bold statement suchContinue reading SALT OF THE EARTH.

THE DANGER OF UNBELIEF.

According to Google, unbelief means “lack of religious belief; an absence of faith.” Without much discussion, we can already tell what the danger of unbelief is. From our study last week, we were made to understand that without faith, no man can please God (Heb. 11:6). If we are then living in unbelief, it means weContinue reading THE DANGER OF UNBELIEF.

Growing faith, Abounding love.

“We are bound to thank God always for you, brethren, as it is fitting, because your faith grows exceedingly, and the love of every one of you all abounds toward each other” 2 Thess. 1:3 NKJV Growing in faith and abounding in love are two important things that cause God to rejoice over us. IfContinue reading Growing faith, Abounding love.

IN ALL WISDOM.

You can be vast in knowledge and still be so unwise. Knowledge can exist without wisdom, but wisdom is always full of knowledge. Knowledge is knowing that you have a gun, but wisdom is knowing how to use it and when to use it. Fools can also have knowledge. The Pharisees were very knowledgeable yetContinue reading “IN ALL WISDOM.”