DO YOU DESPISE HIM?

DO YOU DESPISE HIM?

When Jacob had cooked stew, Esau came in from the field and he was famished; and Esau said to Jacob, “Please let me have a swallow of that red stuff there, for I am famished.” Therefore his name was called Edom. But Jacob said, “First sell me your birthright.” Esau...
WHAT DOES YOUR FEAR REVEAL?

WHAT DOES YOUR FEAR REVEAL?

“A crowd soon gathered around Jesus, but they were frightened when they saw a man who had been demon-possessed, for he was sitting there fully clothed and perfectly sane.” — Mark 5:15 Knowing yourself sounds simple, until you come to your senses and realize you really...
YOU CAN’T GIVE WHAT YOU DON’T HAVE

YOU CAN’T GIVE WHAT YOU DON’T HAVE

Taking the five loaves and the two fish and looking up to heaven, he gave thanks and broke the loaves. Then he gave them to the disciples,  and the disciples gave them to the people. Matthew 14:19 After I had spoken in a squatters’ area in Manila, a young woman who...
LOVE RIGHTEOUSNESS, HATE WICKEDNESS

LOVE RIGHTEOUSNESS, HATE WICKEDNESS

“You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness; therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness beyond your companions.” Hebrews 1:9 ‘Because You’ve loved righteousness and hated iniquity,’ said the Father to the Son, ‘You are anointed with the...
UNACCEPTED OFFERING: GENESIS 5:4

UNACCEPTED OFFERING: GENESIS 5:4

“But He did not accept Cain and his offering. This made Cain very angry and dejected.” Genesis 4:5 Offering our best to God isn’t enough. We must realize God wants the best according to His standards, and not according to our opinion of what’s best. In the time of...
PRAYING FOR OPEN DOORS

PRAYING FOR OPEN DOORS

“At the same time, pray also for us, that God may open to us a door for the word, to declare the mystery of Christ, on account of which I am in prison—that I may make it clear, which is how I ought to speak.” Colossians 4:3-4 Intriguing. Paul says, ‘Pray for me, pray...