The Power of A.G.R.E.E.ment

As I was meditating on the word agreement, I asked the Lord for an acronym to help explain its dynamic power. The following is the result of that prayer:  A-ccord G-rant R-elinquish E-ngage E-xpect ACCORD: The word accord means “to be harmonious or consistent with.” It is truly your choice and accord mine to be harmonious […]

20 Reasons Not To Sin 16-20

16. Sin Sets the Sinner Against God, the Church, Holiness, Life, Blessing and Victory There is NO NEUTRALITY when it comes to spiritual things! Matthew 12:30 – He who is not with Me is against Me. I not only SIN AGAINST God, but I SET MYSELF AGAINST Him I am working against the church, and even […]

20 Reasons Not To Sin 10-15

11. Sin Hurts the Sinner The fact that sin hurts the Lord might help you to resist temptation when you’re feeling spiritual.  But what about when you’re feeling natural?  What about those times when spiritual thoughts don’t motivate you in the least?  That’s when you need to remember that SIN HURTS YOU TOO!  Sin messes everything […]

20 Reasons Not To Sin 6-10

6. Sin Steals Joy Never underestimate the importance of JOY! Nehemiah 8:10 – For the joy of the LORD is your strength. Psalm 16:11 – In thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore. Proverbs 17:22, NLT – A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit […]

20 Reasons Not To Sin 1-5

1. Sin Does Not Satisfy Sin can bring real pleasure – it feels great to sin That’s why sin is so powerful and addictive There are godless comedians who are hysterical to hear, drugs that can make you feel like you own the world, and plenty of people who enjoy their immoral lifestyle of partying […]

Handling My Humanity

What Is Sin? A STEP (THE LINE) 1 John 3:4 – Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law. Psalm 19:13 – Keep back thy servant also from presumptuous sins; let them not have dominion over me: then shall I be upright, and I shall be innocent from […]

Claiming the Power Through Praise

“…Thrust them into the inner prison, and made their feet fast in the stocks. And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God: and the prisoners heard them. And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken: and immediately the doors were opened, and every one’s […]

A Job Worth Starting Is Worth Finishing

In the Book of Acts we see Jesus continues the work He started on the earth.  His plan was to endue His disciples with power; coming inside of them so He would continue to work in His church.  In Acts, Jesus is the “worker.”  Acts 2:47 says the Lord added daily to the church those […]

Make Like a Tree (Excerpt from “The Scent of Hope)

Did you ever hear someone say, “Make like a tree and leave?” Well, it’s not a nice saying, but the concept of  “men as trees” was not some sarcastic person’s original idea. It came from God. In Psalm 1, the Lord used a metaphor to compare a person who constantly regards His Word and finds […]

Meet Modesty, a Long Lost Friend

Let me introduce you to a long lost friend. Once you get to know her, I hope you will come to love her as much as I do—and that’s a big bunch of love! You see, this special character looks out for the interests of others. She promotes feelings of unity and team building. Blessings […]