• “Then Nahash the Ammonite came up, and encamped against Jabesh-gilead: and all the men of Jabesh said unto Nahash, make a covenant with us, and we will serve thee. And Nahash the Ammonite answered them, On this condition will I make a covenant with you,

  • “Then they spat on his face and slapped him. Others struck him over and over with their fists.” (Matthew 26:67, TPT) When I read the Bible, I usually try to put myself into the story, into the very room or environment that the writer is

  • There is an old gospel song that you may be familiar with, entitled He’s got the Whole World in His Hands. That is so true but He also has you and me, brother, in His plans. “‘For I know the plans I have for you,’

  • And the angel of the Lord appeared unto him, and said unto him, The Lord is with thee, thou mighty man of valour.” Judges 6:11-12 KJV If you take the time to read the rest of the story you will notice that Gideon was reluctant

  • Psalms 37:3 KJV “Delight thyself also in the Lord; and he shall give the desires of your heart.” The Webster Dictionary defines the word “delight” as a high degree of satisfaction or pleasure. Also the word “desire” means to long or hope for. Even though

  • “John’s clothes were woven from coarse camel hair, and he wore a leather belt around his waist. For food he ate locusts and wild honey. People from Jerusalem and from all of Judea and all over the Jordan Valley went out to see and hear

  • “Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: for every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened. Or what man is there

  • “Howbeit the hair of his head began to grow again after he was shaven.” Judges 16:22, KJV (great story, I encourage you to read it) Call me crazy – call me whatever you want – but this passage excites me no end. Here we are

  • “And Jesus said unto him, No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.” Luke 9:62, KJV When a believer like you has locked both their hands to the plough of God’s kingdom, wholeheartedly beginning

  • “And the Lord God said, It is not good that the man should be alone.” (Genesis 2:18, KJV) Have you ever seen B52 bombers flying in formation? I have never had the privilege of experiencing this in real life but I have seen it on

  • “Remember, the fire must be kept burning on the altar at all times. It must never go out.” Leviticus 6:13, NLT Some years ago our church’s drama team put on a skit entitled “CAMPFIRE” and to this day I still remember it. One of the

  • “Don’t befriend angry people or associate with hot-tempered people, or you will learn to be like them and endanger your soul.” Proverbs 22:24-25, NLT Anger is an attitude that can be transferred to those you live or hang around with. It can also be generational

  •  “For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north: I will ascend above the heights of

  • We are not immune from trauma, and we all go through stuff in life. The following story reminds me of how God uses what the devil throws at us and how God will work through our own mistakes: “This left Jacob all alone in the

  • Wisdom shouts in the streets. She cries out in the public square. Proverbs 1:20, NLT Proverbs is called the Book of Wisdom for a reason for it is filled with the Wisdom of God to help guide you in life. When I was a young

  • “And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation;” Acts 17:26, KJV I was at a meeting made up of a

  • “Now this is what the Lord says to the family of Israel: “Come back to me and live!” Amos 5:4, NLT We all sway or lose our way occasionally. But remember that no one crashes and burns in a day; for example, when a godly

  • “And Abraham said unto God, ‘O that Ishmael might live before thee!’” Genesis 17:18, KJV In your effort to fulfil your God-given dream or vision for your life, there will always be times when you will hit an impasse. Impasses are not all bad; in