Devotionals

Day to day - God's way

I’m a Pastor

I’m a pastor. I am not a superhero. Don’t worship me. Worship God. To lift me up and not Jesus is IDOLATRY (1 John 5:21). The Gospel of Christ is not about my personality or anyone’s personality in the church, for that matter. IT’S ALL ABOUT CHRIST.I’m a pastor. I do...

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You Just Can’t Do It

Don't trust everything you see. Even salt looks like sugar. Jesus said that you will know His disciples by the love they have for one another, not by the church they go to. The night before Christ died, He told His followers, "A new commandment I give you: Love one...

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No Church Can Save You

…Nor any religion, any pastor, bishop, apostle, prophet, evangelist, or teacher. No one died for us except Christ. JESUS SAVES.Your good works cannot save you. Your ministry and your daily prayers cannot save you. Helping those in the community and helping those in...

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Are You a Christian?

Most people think that going to church makes them a Christian. Going to church DOES NOT make you a Christian nor does saying a prayer. You are a Christian if Jesus Christ lives in you.2 Corinthians 5:17 says, “Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature;...

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Call Me Old Fashioned

…But I want the Gospel that sinks deep in my heart. HYPE JUST WON’T DO IT!I was dead in my trespasses and sin. I was blinded by the god of this world. Hype couldn’t grow my faith and inspire me to walk holy. Hype thrilled me and caused me to play. I loved to play. We...

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Take Your Medicine

Job 23:12 says, “…I have esteemed the words of His mouth more than my necessary food.” Job said that He considered the Word of God as being greater in his daily life than the food necessary to keep him alive. Most people, however, can take the Word of God or leave it....

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Something Is Wrong

When “people” in the church become our focus, and not Christ… Psalm 16:8 says, “I keep my eyes always on the Lord. With Him at my right hand, I will not be shaken.” Heb. 12:2 BSB says, “Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the Pioneer and Perfecter of our faith, who for the...

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Light In Darkness

Letting our light shine is hard work. The moment we let our guard down, however, darkness creeps in.Luke 11:33 says, "No one lights a lamp and puts it in a place where it will be hidden, or under a bowl. Instead, they put it on its stand, so that those who come in may...

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Proverbs 31 Woman

The Proverbs 31 woman is a beautiful lady! Her beauty shines as she serves her husband, her children, and the ministry that God gave her, with every bit of strength and love that she has.Every Godly mother, who has a son, should always caution him to pursue and fall...

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Lift Christ Up

In John 12:32, Jesus Christ said, “And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto Me.”The word "if" does not presume that His death, and the manner of it, were uncertain. The death of Christ was determined by God, agreed to by Himself, and it was...

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Am I Ready?

If Christ came back today, would you be ready to go home with Him? If Christ came back at that moment, would a place where you're about to go this week or a thing you're about to do, cause you to be ashamed or embarrassed in any way? If so, then you need to CHANGE...

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Submit and Resist

​A believer has to want to love Jesus Christ! When the voice of the "old man” whispers in our ear, that "sin nature" who wants to please “self” and not obey the Word of God, we have to press in with all we've got to resist the devil. Ephesians 6:12 says, “For our...

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Finger Pointing?

Pointing your finger at someone is wrong. Whenever you point your finger at someone else, three of your fingers are pointing right back at you.Matthew 7:1-5 says, “Do not judge, or you will be judged. For with the same judgment you pronounce, you will be judged; Why...

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Your Character Matters

The devil doesn’t care if you go to church or read your bible, as long as you DON’T APPLY THE WORD to your life. Thousands go to church every Sunday. They sing in the choir. They serve as leaders in the church. They stand at the door as door greeters and they shout...

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Help Me!

​2 Corinthians 4:17 says, "For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory." If we were to study the Word of God as we should, we would know that "present troubles" are small and won't last very...

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Keep Bearing

It has been said that wrinkles indicate we’ve laughed, grey hair means we’ve cared, and scars mean we’ve lived. In this life, we are going to have afflictions. If our afflictions are for the good of others, and the glory of God, we will not be discouraged by them and...

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I’ve Got a Secret

​Romans 2:16 NLT says, “And this is the message I proclaim--that the day is coming when God, through Christ Jesus, will judge everyone's secret life.” As believers, we have to constantly be on guard, that the things we do in the Name of the Lord, are being done with...

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That’s Ridiculous!

If someone tells you that you are cursed with a curse for not being a tither, boldly tell them, “That’s ridiculous!” It’s ridiculous because New Testament saints are not under the Mosaic Law. Jesus Christ became the curse for us. Gal.3:10-13 says, “But those who...

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What Is Possible?

​Philippians 4:13 says, “I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.” The Spirit of God will always empower us to carry out the work in our lives that God has called us to do. This power is available to any person who willingly submits to God and is obedient...

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Touching And Agreeing?

How many times have you heard someone say, “Let’s touch and agree and pray for God to answer your prayers”? Matthew 18:19 says, “Again I say to you, if two of you agree on earth about anything they ask, it will be done for them by My Father in heaven.” This scripture...

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Precious Are His Sheep

​Any shepherd will tell you that every one of his sheep is precious to him. He loves all of his sheep equally. There is NO big sheep and NO little sheep. Every other animal can look after and provide for itself, without any help from others, except a sheep. Sheep need...

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Left or Right

Matthew 25:32-33 BSB says, “…He will separate the people one from another, as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. He will place the sheep on His right and the goats on His left.” In the Bible, God uses the goat to imply evil. Goats have many worthy...

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He Owns It All

Genesis 1:1 says, “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.” As Christians, we have to know and believe that God has complete rights of ownership over ALL things. If we don’t understand this concept from the Word of God, nothing else in the Bible will...

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Walking In Respect

Luke 18:2 says, "There was a judge in a certain town who didn't fear God or respect man.” This judge was destitute of the fear of God and neither did he respect any man. Proverbs 1:7 says, “The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; Fools despise wisdom and...

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Behind The Curtain

We can’t see behind the curtains of our life to observe what God is doing. God is always watching us, however, and He is always at work. Nothing, whether good or bad, happens in our life as a matter of chance.The dictionary defines luck as “the things that happen to a...

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Lord, Help!

As a parent, having a personal relationship with Christ is vitally important if you have a child or grandchild that goes astray, whether the child is in their teens or past the age of 20. Oftentimes, the way we react to our child’s behavior, makes matters worse for...

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Happy Days Ahead

Everybody desires to see happy days ahead. The truth of the matter, though, is that everybody will also have some tough days ahead. A child of God can still be happy, nevertheless, even in the midst of difficulties.The Apostle Paul said that those of us whose hope is...

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You Are a Target

Every Christian is a target for Satan. Satan is a deceiver and Christians are at the top of his hit list. Don’t believe everything someone says to you just because they have the name prophet, evangelist, apostle, preacher, teacher, or even Christian, behind their...

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