Tagged: Faith

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What Do You Have?

When you pray, God can answer in two ways: 1) He can use somebody you know. Who do you know? Who knows what you don’t know? Jesus said, ‘Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and...

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Life Is about Choices (2)

Choices—they’re the determining factor in how your life turns out. When Solomon came to the throne as a young man, he prayed for wisdom to make the right choices in life. Legendary basketball coach John Wooden said, ‘There’s a choice...

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Life Is about Choices (1)

When Daniel was taken prisoner to Babylon, he was quickly promoted to leadership in the king’s palace. But as a Jew he refused to ‘defile himself with the royal food and wine’. Could his choice have affected his career, or...

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Get Out of the Box

A respected counsellor says: ‘First you crawled; then you learned to walk and the world grew bigger. Then you rode a bike…drove a car…bought a plane ticket. Suddenly the horizons were limitless. Then doubts crept in: I can’t (you fill...

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The Risk and the Return

The Bible says, ‘Cast your bread upon the waters, for after many days you will find it again.’ Notice two things in this Scripture: 1) The risk requires faith. At first this verse doesn’t make sense. When you ‘cast your...

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Prayer (1)

When you pray: 1) Use your faith. William Ward says: ‘We stamp and address an envelope and send it on its way with complete confidence that it will reach its destination. Yet we wonder and even doubt if our prayers...

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Exercise Faith

God answers prayer in a manner directly related to our level of faith. ‘Because of your faith, you will be healed.’ (Matthew 9:29 CEV). Yet sometimes in spite of our doubts and human reasoning, He comes through for us anyway....

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This Year, Get to Know God

God says: ‘Let not the wise man boast of his wisdom or the strong man boast of his strength or the rich man boast of his riches, but let him who boasts boast about this: that he understands and knows...

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God Can Lift You Up (2)

In order to recharge your batteries, you have to go to the outlet and plug in to the source of power. That’s what happens when you pray in faith; you plug in to God’s power. Picture a boat trapped in...

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Accepted by God!

There’s no pain worse than rejection and no pleasure greater than acceptance! Imagine the lengths some people go to in order to avoid rejection and earn acceptance… The good news is, with God you’re already accepted. J.B. Phillips translates Ephesians...