Hope or Worry is Your Choice

Worry and hope are opposites in most ways, but they are similar in these distinct attributes: they are both unseen and have yet to come to pass. Worry is a by-product of fear and fear usually involves an impending disaster that as of yet is unseen. Hope expects to see the goodness of God inContinue reading “Hope or Worry is Your Choice”

The Hope Killer Called Worry

Therefore, do not worry… Matthew 6:34 When you imagine and visualize the glorious victory God has promised you, the result is positive hope for the future that changes the way you act and the way you talk. When you imagine and visualize possible defeat and disaster because of the way things look on every side,Continue reading “The Hope Killer Called Worry”

Removing the Guilt of the Past and the Fear of the Future

Recently I received a letter from a lady who had a unique problem. She said that in just a few weeks she was going to attend her 10-year class reunion. Her husband, who had attended the same school, had bought the tickets months ago and was really looking forward to seeing his old school buddies.Continue reading “Removing the Guilt of the Past and the Fear of the Future”

Amazement Exposes a Previous Doubt

If we will be bold with God’s Word, then we can change the world for Jesus. If we’re mealy-mouthed about it and if we live an unholy, wishy-washy lifestyle, the people of the world will look at us and they will not be able to tell any difference between themselves and us. We must haveContinue reading “Amazement Exposes a Previous Doubt”

Why Would Anyone Give Up?

Over the years I have noticed that there have been a lot of people I’ve known who started living in the things of God and then at some point in time, they walked away and gave up. During that time I noticed several factors involved that can cause people to lose heart and give up.Continue reading “Why Would Anyone Give Up?”

A Living Billboard

“Exhort the young men to be sober-minded, in all things showing yourself to be a pattern of good works; in doctrine showing integrity, reverence, incorruptibility, sound speech that cannot be condemned, that one who is an opponent may be ashamed, having nothing evil to say of you” (Titus 2:6-8). The nature of a Christian isContinue reading “A Living Billboard”

Unforgiveness is a Negative Witness

Why is it that the devil is attacking so much in the area of offenses and unforgiveness? In John 10:10 it says the thief comes to steal, kill, and destroy. Jesus came to give us abundant life. If the devil wants to kill, what does he want to kill? He wants to kill us, butContinue reading “Unforgiveness is a Negative Witness”