YOU SHALL FLOURISH LIKE A PALM TREE

”The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree” (Psalm 92:12). There are many ways in which the Bible communicates to us spiritual truths. One of those ways is by taking the subjects and objects of nature. God often draws our attention to certain things of nature for the purpose of illustrating a spiritual truth. Today I want to draw your attention to one of those objects and that being the palm tree. There are 60 references to the palm tree in the Bible. There are Continue reading →

WALKING IN THE FEAR OF THE LORD

One of the major problems in society today is a lack of the fear of God. Unfortunately, there is a shortage of the fear of God in the church too. It is dwindling among the believers today. The Bible says, ‘There is no fear of God before their eyes’ (Romans 3:18; Psalm 36:1). People do not choose to fear the Lord these days (Pro. 1:29). When we choose to walk in the fear of the Lord, we will be richly blessed (Psalm 112:1-10) and our Continue reading →

BARRENNESS TO FRUITFULNESS

You shall be blessed above all peoples; there shall not be a male or female barren among you or among your livestock. Deuteronomy 7:-14   God wants you to experience fruitfulness in every area of your life – spiritually, emotionally, physically, financially, relationally, etc. To receive fruitfulness, you need to deal with barrenness. Barrenness means being unfruitful, unproductive, empty, closed-up, shut-up, lifeless, hopeless and helpless. It is the opposite or absence of fruitfulness. Have you been in a place where nothing seems to be happening? Continue reading →

GOD WILL REWARD YOU RICHLY

May you be richly rewarded by the LORD, the God of Israel, under whose wings you have come to take refuge (Ruth 2:12) God is a rewarder! God has said a great deal about rewards. There are more than 100 verses in the Bible containing the noun “reward”, or the verb “to reward”, and there are many more verses that speak about rewards without actually using the word “reward” in them. Your achievement may not be something that men will applaud or be interested in emulating but if Continue reading →

WORD OF GOD – PSALM 119

  The word of God is mentioned 138 times in the 119th Psalm. Here are twenty of these:   What is a child of God to do?   We are to walk in God’s law (119:1) We are to keep His precepts (119:4, 9) We are to hide it in our hearts (119:11) We are to meditate upon it (119:15) We are not to forget it (119:6)   What will God do for us?   He strengthens us by His Word (119:28) He saves by Continue reading →

DYNAMIC EVANGELISM OF THE EARLY CHURCH

  The dynamism of Evangelism lies in the little word, “EVERY.” This small word causes an oceanwide difference between today’s evangelism and that of the apostles. The greatest multiplication factor of the early church was “every.” It is a climate-proof, health-proof, work-proof, money-proof word! Let’s look at a few examples of this concept Every Christian Unless every born-again Christian throws himself / herself into the task of evangelism, our city or nation can never be evangelised. God needs every one of us. Every Christian should Continue reading →

ESSENTIALS FOR CHRISTIAN GROWTH

  Growth is a natural thing. Where there is no growth there is something wrong. Perhaps there is disease or some other malfunction. Babies grow, plants grow – and so must Christians. There are five main things that are essential for a Christian to grow, and they can be illustrated by reference to our human bodies. What do our bodies need to grow? Well, they need air to breathe, food to eat, water to drink, and we need warmth and exercise. Let’s take each of Continue reading →

7 REASONS TO GO TO CHURCH

PRAYER. Isaiah 56:7 The church is a place of Prayer. The Lord says My house shall be a house of Prayer. When we go to church we must go in an attitude of prayer. We must take all our burdens to the Lord in prayer. We must present our petitions to Him. There is great power in the united prayer of the church. PRAISE. Psalms 100:4 The church is a place of praise. We must enter into His presence with singing and into His courts Continue reading →

BEATITUDES FOR MARRIED COUPLES

  Ephesians 5:22-33; Colossians 3:12-19; 1 Peter 3:1-9   BLESSED are the husband and wife who continue to be affectionate, considerate, and loving after the wedding bells has ceased ringing. BLESSED are the husband and wife who are as polite and courteous to one another as they are with their friends. BLESSED are they who have a sense of humour; for his attitude will be a handy shock absorber. BLESSED are the married couples that abstain from worldly vices and influences. BLESSED are they who Continue reading →

WHEN TO KEEP YOUR MOUTH SHUT?

  Don’t open your mouth: In the heat of anger – Proverbs 10:17 When you don’t have all the facts – Proverbs 18:13 When you haven’t verified the story—Deuteronomy 17:6 If your words will offend a weaker brother—Corinthians 8:11 If your words will be a poor reflection of the Lord or your friends and family- 1 Peter 2:21-23 When you are tempted to joke about a sin—Proverbs 14:9 When you would be ashamed of your words later – Proverbs 8:8 When you are tempted to Continue reading →