Running The Race Of Life

“Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may obtain it” (1 Corinthians 9:24) There are three major races the Christian believer is engaged in: First, the race to actualize God’s blessings and promises (2 Peter 1:4); second, …Continue reading

The Blessings Of Adversity

“My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete lacking nothing” (James 1:2-4). One dictionary meaning of adversity is difficult situation or condition: misfortune or tragedy. Simply put, adversity …Continue reading

Transformed By Grace

Grace is divine supply to the child of God. Every child of God stands by grace (Romans 5:2). We are justified by grace (Romans 3:24); we are instructed and trained in righteousness by grace (Titus 2:11-13); we are ultimately saved by grace (Ephesians 2:8-9); our hearts are established in God’s righteousness by grace (Hebrews 13: …Continue reading

The Ability To Dream

When the Lord brought back the captivity of Zion, we were like those who dream. (Psalm 126:1)   A dream is an imagination of the heart that looks impossible. In the above text, the Israelites were just released from captivity and were restored back to Jerusalem. Their deliverance was something that looked impossible at the time. …Continue reading

The Wonders of His Cross

For I determined not to know anything among you except Jesus Christ and Him crucified (1 Corinthians 2:2) Introduction The value you place on something or someone determines what you get out of it. If you place high value on your relationships, you will get the best out of them, and this is literally true …Continue reading

The Nature of Godly Trust

Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion which cannot be moved but abides forever. (Psalm 125:1) There is a thin line existing between faith and trust in God. Faith in God is active, always seeking to gain control of situations and circumstances; trust is passive, relinquishing control of situations to God, being …Continue reading

Setting God Centered Goals

A man’s heart plans his ways, but the Lord directs his steps” (Proverbs 16:9, NKJV) A goal simply defined is a target or desired end. Christ centered goals are goals mainly sourced from the word of God. These are goals we set that are in alignment with God’s will, His power and the prosperity of …Continue reading

Finishing Strong

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Finally there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness… (2 Timothy 4: 7) The above scripture was part of Apostle Paul’s valedictory speech. He was about to depart this world for heaven. Having planted churches, wrote epistles, …Continue reading

The Power of Planning

Any enterprise is built by WISE PLANNING, becomes strong through COMMON SENSE and profits wonderfully by KEEPING ABREAST OF THE FACTS (Proverbs 24:3-4, TLB) The dictionary defines planning as a set of actions that have been thought of as a way to do or achieve something. Another definition says planning entails mental formulation and sometimes …Continue reading