Tagged: God’s Word

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The Power of God’s Word (2)

Observe: 1) ‘The commandments of the Lord are right…’ When people like Plato and Shakespeare speak, the effect of their words on us depends on what we bring to the process. Some of us may be informed and entertained, while...

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The Power of God’s Word (1)

Of all the words ever spoken, only ‘…the word of God is alive and powerful’ (Hebrews 4:12 NLT). So when you read your Bible, you tap into a life-changing force. Let’s look at some of the wonderful characteristics and effects...

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YOU CAN BREAK THE CYCLE (5)

Jesus told this blind man to go to the pool of Siloam and wash the dirt from his eyes. So here’s the question: What do you need to remove from your life today in order to see what God wants...

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HOW TO ACTIVATE GOD’S WORD (2)

While you are waiting for God’s Word to be fulfilled in your life, do these three things: 1) Verbalize it. The most effective way to pray is to speak God’s Word. The patriarchs, prophets and psalmists regularly reminded God of...

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HOW TO ACTIVATE GOD’S WORD (1)

Making the right decisions and choosing the right actions are the crux of living successfully. If you are the source of your own wisdom, or you’re looking to others, your odds are not good. Paul writes, ‘Let Christ’s word with...

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THE WORD AND THE SPIRIT

When your mind is not open to the Holy Spirit, you cannot understand God’s Word. So if you find reading the Bible unrewarding, try this: before you open your Bible, open your heart and pray, ‘Holy Spirit, show me what...

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You’ll Find the Answer in the Bible

Worldly success can leave you empty, but here’s something that won’t: ‘The instructions of the Lord are perfect, reviving the soul…’ Have your plans fallen apart? Have you made a mess of your life? Do you need direction? Read this:...

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Into God’s Word

Throughout the Old Testament God regularly spoke to people. In these thirty-nine books He gave them instructions and promises with conditions. Some people understood what He was saying, others didn’t. Some tried to live by it with varying degrees of...

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A Hunger for God’s Word

How intensely does a newborn baby want milk? You can’t imagine its desire unless you’ve heard it cry in the middle of the night! It doesn’t matter if you’ve worked hard all day and are tired, or that you fed...

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You’re Named in God’s Will (2)

Someone’s last will and testament lets you know what you have inherited. In the Old Testament the benefits were rich, but the conditions proved too restrictive. So God gave us a New Testament. But instead of laws that are virtually...