Category: Spiritual Digest

Is Man Getting Better or Worse?

Is Man Getting Better or Worse?

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. Rom. 3:23 There are many who hold the notion that man is basically good. Some even go further to claim that man will continue to get better and eventually create a utopia here on earth. Man was not only good but perfect from the time of creation until […]

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Rebuilding the Wall of Jerusalem (Nehemiah 3-4). Wood engraving, published in 1886. Nehemiah along with those who returned from Babylonia sought to reclaim Judah's former glory, despite major challenges (Images by ZU_09/Getty Images)

What is at Stake?

When I heard these things, I sat down and wept. For some days I mourned and fasted and prayed before the God of heaven. Nehemiah 1:4 Nehemiah was a slave in Babylon but had such a good position as the king’s cup bearer that he could have easily forgotten his devastated homeland. Unlike the lightning speed of news globally today […]

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If You Are Good, Then You Are God!

If You Are Good, Then You Are God!

As it is written: ‘There is no one righteous, not even one.’ Rom. 3:10 This verse is humbling and an indictment of the character of man since the fall. From the time of Adam after the fall till today our world has not and cannot produce one righteous person. Even an infant that dies one minute after birth cannot be […]

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I Will Boast In Christ – Hillsong Worship (Hillsong Music Publishing)

Is Your Boasting About God Real?

There, by the Ahava Canal, I proclaimed a fast, so that we might humble ourselves before our God and ask him for a safe journey for us and our children, with all our possessions. Ezra 8:21 Many of us boast about the power of our God and rightly so. We say that He can move mountains, heal, deliver, uproot ungodly […]

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Fully Loaded 'Green' Leaders

Fully Loaded ‘Green’ Leaders

Now I commit you to God and to the word of his grace, which can build you up and give you an inheritance among all those who are sanctified. Acts 20:32 Looking back at the Church in the first century there is no doubt that it thrived despite the circumstances they were in. If they had fail, we will not […]

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Best Way to Serve God!

Best Way to Serve God!

For Ezra had devoted himself to the study and observance of the Law of the Lord, and to teaching its decrees and laws in Israel. Ezra 7:10 Ezra was a priest called and set apart by God to serve just like all other priests from the Levitical line. But unlike his contemporaries, Ezra made a personal decision to: devote himself […]

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Witnessing is different today than 50 years ago. Obviously we have the same gospel of Jesus Christ. That hasn’t changed. That never does. But the culture most definitely has.

How to Finish Strong

However, I consider my life worth nothing to me; my only aim is to finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus Christ has given me – the task of testifying to the good news of God’s grace. Acts 20:24 When Paul encountered Jesus Christ on the road to Damascus, his life, passion, vocation, and ambition changed completely. […]

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Ditch that Backup Plan Now!

Ditch that Backup Plan Now!

For the eyes of the Lord range throughout the earth to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him. You have done a foolish thing and from now on you will be at war. 2 Chron. 16:9 Does God have eyes like humans and perhaps many eyes like the four living creatures around the throne? (Rev. 4:6b). I personally […]

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Here is Your Real Mission (Typeset by Nancy Dawson)

Here is Your Real Mission

From one man he made all the nations, that they should inhabit the whole earth; and he marked out their appointed times in history and the boundaries of their lands. God did this so that they would seek him and perhaps reach out for him and find him, though he is not far from any one of us. Acts 17:26-27 […]

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Mother of All Sins

Mother of All Sins

If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land. 2 Chron. 7:14 This Old Testament passage is the most quoted promise by intercessors who pray for cities and nations. […]

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