Category: Spiritual Digest

Power for Powerful Work

Power for Powerful Work

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth. Acts 1:8 I am not a car guy and know very little about cars. But one thing that never ceases to amaze me is people who buy […]

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Assurance of God’s Love

Assurance of God’s Love

And said, O Lord, God of Israel, there is no God like you in heaven above or on earth below – you who keep your covenant of love with your servants who continue wholeheartedly in your way. 1 Kings 8:23 It is true that God is Love and that He loves everyone since He created us for His own pleasure. […]

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Your little one has discovered the (excruciating) magic of whining — and if he or she keeps at it long enough, he might just transform a "no" into a "yes. (MoMo Productions/Taxi/Getty Images)

Are you Asking or Whining?

Until now you have not asked anything in my name. Ask and you will receive, and your joy will be complete. John 16:24. Infants cry when they are hungry or uncomfortable. This is their standard way of making request since they cannot talk. Children that can talk are taught to ask or express themselves if they had any need – […]

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The goat buck as a sin offering (Numbers 29, 5). Wood engraving, published in 1886.

Your Sacrifice or Sacrilege?

But the king replied to Araunah, “No, I insist on paying you for it. I will not sacrifice to the Lord my God burnt offerings that cost me nothing.” So David bought the threshing floor and the oxen and paid fifty shekels of silver for them. 2 Samuel 24:24 A sacrifice involves the giving up of something that is valuable […]

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Right Choice is True Freedom

Right Choice is True Freedom

“I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.” John 15:5 This verse is a bold and definitive statement without ambiguity or room to spin a different meaning to it. Jesus Christ is Lord and we are not. He does […]

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A local nurse answered the call for help and went to Brooklyn to treat COVID-19 patients. (Image, Decatur Daily)

He’s Got It Under Control!

Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me. John 14:1 Life goes on normal if we know what we are dealing with and can manage the outcome. Uncertainties and inability to manage outcomes is the greatest cause of worry, stress and despondency. Jesus Christ knew that the disciples would face that challenge when He […]

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What is God's Love Language?

What is God’s Love Language?

But Samuel replied: “Does the Lord delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as much as in obeying the voice of the Lord? To obey is better than sacrifice, and to heed is better than the fat of rams. 1Sam. 15:22 God’s love language is OBEDIENCE which He revealed in many passages in the Bible like John 14:23,24: “Anyone who loves […]

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Practical Love

Practical Love

A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another. John 13:34-35 In High school, Geography was my favorite subject. We had lots of field trips to see land formations, different types of rocks, rivers, […]

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Jesus, Still The Right Choice!

Jesus, Still The Right Choice!

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life and have it to the full. John 10:10 Although the Coronavirus is stealing from us, killing many people and destroying economies, social life, etc.; the verse quoted above was meant for Satan. Jesus confirmed that Satan’s agenda is to steal, kill and […]

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God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Psalm 46:1

Refuge in Times Like These

May the Lord repay you for what you have done. May you be richly rewarded by the Lord, the God of Israel, under whose wings you have come to take refuge. Ruth 2:12 The Coronavirus (COVID-19) literally took the world by surprise. Something that was thought of as local suddenly morphed and became pandemic underscoring the fact that our world […]

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