Happiness Traps: Buying It

The cares of this world, the deceitfulness of riches, and the desires for other things entering in choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.
Mark 4:19 (NKJV)
January 18, 2022

Happiness Traps

Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) is the man who trusts and takes refuge in Him.
Psalm 34:8 (AMP)
January 17, 2022

What’s Your First Line of Defence?

If the Spirit of him who raised Christ from the dead dwells in you, he who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through his Spirit who dwells in you.
Romans 8:11 (ESV)
January 16, 2022

Time to Raise Your Expectations?

And he said to me, “Son of man, can these bones live?” And I answered, “O Lord God, you know.” Then he said to me, “Prophesy over these bones, and say to them, O dry bones, hear the word of the Lord.”
Ezekiel 37:3-4 (ESV)
January 15, 2022

Don’t Get Taken Out of the Battle

“In the world you have tribulation and distress and suffering, but be courageous [be confident, be undaunted, be filled with joy]; I have overcome the world.” [My conquest is accomplished, My victory abiding.]
John 16:33 (AMP)
January 14, 2022

Speak Back to the Storm

David replied to the Philistine, “You come to me with sword, spear, and javelin, but I come to you in the name of the Lord of Heaven’s Armies—the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have defied. Today the Lord will conquer you, and I will kill you…. This is the Lord’s battle, and he will give you to us!”
1 Samuel 17:45, 47 (NLT)
January 13, 2022

The Storm Will Pass

But Caleb tried to quiet the people as they stood before Moses. “Let’s go at once to take the land,” he said. “We can certainly conquer it!”
Numbers 13:30 (NLT)
January 12, 2022

Small but Mighty

Look also at ships: although they are so large and are driven by fierce winds, they are turned by a very small rudder wherever the pilot desires.
James 3:4 (NKJV)
January 11, 2022

A New Look at Being Christ-Like

His head and His hair were like white wool, [as white] as snow, and His eyes [flashed] like a flame of fire. His feet glowed like a burnished (bright) bronze as it is refined in the furnace, and His voice was like the sound of many waters.
Revelation 1:14-15 (AMPC)
January 10, 2022

More Like Jesus Every Day

And all of us, as with unveiled face, [because we] continued to behold [in the Word of God] as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are constantly being transfigured into His very own image in ever increasing splendor from one degree of glory to another… 2 Corinthians 3:18 (AMPC)
2 Corinthians 3:18 (AMPC)
January 9, 2022

Stop the Blame Game

[Inasmuch as we] refute arguments and theories and reasonings and every proud and lofty thing that sets itself up against the [true] knowledge of God; and we lead every thought and purpose away captive into the obedience of Christ… 2 Corinthians 10:5 (AMPC)
2 Corinthians 10:5 (AMPC)
January 8, 2022

The Battle Between Your Ears

For the weapons of our warfare are not physical [weapons of flesh and blood], but they are mighty before God for the overthrow and destruction of strongholds.
2 Corinthians 10:4 (AMPC)
January 7, 2022

Confidence at Your Core

“What do you mean, ‘If I can?’ Jesus asked. “Anything is possible if a person believes.”
Mark 9:23 (NLT)
January 6, 2022

Praise Causes Change

I will bless the Lord at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul shall make its boast in the Lord; the humble shall hear of it and be glad.
Psalm 34:1 (NKJV)
January 5, 2022

Praise Keeps You Strong

Why are you cast down, O my soul? And why are you disquieted within me? Hope in God; for I shall yet praise Him, the help of my countenance and my God.
Psalm 43:5 (NKJV)
January 4, 2022

Praise Prophesies to Your Future

Yet I am confident I will see the Lord’s goodness while I am here in the land of the living.
Psalm 27:13 (NLT)
January 3, 2022

Praise Sets You on Solid Ground

I waited patiently for the Lord; and He...heard my cry. He also brought me up out of a horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my steps. He has put a new song in my mouth.
Psalm 40:1-3 (NKJV)
January 2, 2022

God Wants You to Enjoy His Blessings!

My son, you are always with me, and all I have is yours.
Luke 15:30 (VOICE)
December 31, 2021

God’s Promises of Provision are Greater!

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.
Psalms 23:1 (NKJV)
December 30, 2021

Lies About the Heart of God

And bring the fatted calf here and kill it, and let us eat and be merry; for this my son was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.
Luke 15:23-24 (NKJV)
December 29, 2021

Waiting and Watching with Open Arms

But when he came to himself, he said, “How many of my father’s hired servants have bread enough and to spare, and I perish with hunger!”
Luke 15:17 (NKJV)
December 28, 2021