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Take Heed to Your Words
Mature believers should take heed to what they claim in the name of the Lord. When the mature, through
their words claim anything as from the Lord or of His way, the immature will respond or learn, but the Lord
knows the heart.

When the mature walk in truth, it sets an example for the young believer to emulate. We should not allow the
current day and age to "suck" us into the mould of the world, in the way we do things in our life pursuits. We
are different! How different? We are light and salt of the earth!

Hello, The Holy Spirit is still Around
The day is far spent and it demands every believer to sit up, gird up and awake to righteousness, so we can
learn to hear the counsel and directions of the Holy Spirit for ourself                     
The Holy Spirit of God has not cease to give the Five-Fold Gifts for ministry to His people. Let us allow
Him to do His work!

The Path To Blindness
Spiritual blindness happens to some people not because they do not know the scriptures or Bible passages.
Blindness comes upon them because they will not go to "Jerusalem to offer their sacrifice". Some people have
or know the Word of God but refuse to discern the spirit of the word, which should provides them with light
to see.
Some people refuse or are not able to connect the dots in scripture to see by the Spirit, what is right and
wrong. I am not talking about right and wrong in the secular world (there many out there). I am talking about
the people of God who know what is true, right and wrong yet say to themselves, "Well, we have to show
love". If people accept and live with shaded truths of the Word of God, they pave the way for blindness to
set in. We must love truth, stand for truth and choose to die for the truths of the Word of God - for
righteousness.     
Blindness could also come when people seek to please men instead of God. Even though they know what the
Word of God says about what is truth, right or wrong, and you choose to live with twisted truths, you lend
yourself to blindness. One has to be a person who seeks and loves untainted truth to escape blindness; even
deception.   

Results of Hidden Agenda
Whenever a person's heart is clouded by his/her hidden, selfish and greedy pursuits, the heart become blinded
from reality. He/she is deprived of seeing reality, and sometimes, what is more important in life and in the call
to righteousness.
Kingdom Living never an outward show of correctness, worldly intelligence or sophistication. Always is an
inner brokenness before God & in our relationships. The world usually would view as weakness but in the
Lord's view, it is the Lion of Judah within-His spiritual strength and power. Lord, help me walk in your
meekness and lowness always. Then I find strength to overcome the "Ants" and "Termites" of the world.
The knees that bow often in prayer and the face that often kiss the feet of Jesus in supplication will always
come off strong in His strength. "He laid His right hand on me, saying, "Fear not, I am the first and the last,
and the living One. I died, and behold I Am alive forevermore, and I have the keys of Death and Hades""
(Rev. 1:17-18).

In our blindness, He gives us sight. In our childlike attitudes, He leads us in the right paths in life. He is our
way, our truth and life. Only in Him do we find meaning to life. "Without Me you can do nothing". Amen,
Lord Jesus!! Help me pursue you with a childlike innocence and faith, so my inner and outward broken
places will receive your healing touch. Thank you Jesus!

In my weak moments, He always shows Himself strong. When I think I am strong, I deny Him the
opportunity to show Himself strong. "My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is made perfect in your
weakness". The level God's grace can take me always makes my natural abilities seem like child's play. It
always makes me exclaim, "Wow, I know nothing yet!"

"A person does not become evil until he/she allow evil to mature & hatch in his/her heart."

"Let us face it! Is God Almighty unable to prevent all our difficulties? Why do they happen at certain
seasons and times of our lives? Do we not believe in God? Because we believe God who is Almighty, our
difficulties spiritual conditioning for our spiritual health. God therefore does not allow any difficulty greater
than we can handle. If we endure the things, He allows in our lives, it built us up spiritually and in many areas
of our lives. What is our responsibility? We have to learn to endurance."

"We practice God's demand for righteousness not only in life situations where we receive the hand of favor.
God demands righteousness even in life situations where favor is denied. It is in our difficult life situations
that we demonstrate our true love for God. Therefore, our obedience is a measure of our love for Him. The
Bible says this of Jesus, “Though being a son, He learned obedience by the things which He suffered”
(Hebrews 5:8).  Obedience in difficult times enhances the walk of righteousness."

"What kind of fear are you experiencing on and off in your life? To overcome, you have to identify the things
you are withholding from your Redeemer. Check and surrender them to Him. Ask Him to reveal them to you."

"Jesus takes my rottenness and turns it into His precious vessel. As I show my appreciation of His love and
mercy through obedience, He rewards me with His body and blood daily. This is a dynamic and continuous
source of strength!"

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APPLICATION: The action of the Uruguay player in the goalpost in the world cup against Ghana is just
like the actions of many of us in this life. When we are hard pressed, we step out of the boundaries of
righteousness and the like, and because the correct justice is not applied, we rejoice inwardly, thinking we
have made it without harm."

"When I hit the hard places of life-difficulties, challenges & offenses, will I still be faithful to my redeemer's
voice & obey the dictates of His word? I want to learn to participate in His divine nature through genuine
obedience to His word. Then my soul will truly know the fear of the Lord & find wisdom to live and
overcome in this evil age."

Making up our Minds to Endure
We must get this and never lose it! The Christian life that leads to the glory of Christ—to LIFE, is not "Bread
& Butter". It is not an easy-going COMFORT journey if we desire to live in ways that continually please
God. That is why Hebrews 12:28 commands us to have GRACE to help us serve God acceptably. We fight
daily to stay on top, Living and Pleasing the Savior and He said those who OVERCOME He will reward.
When we develop an inner feeling, the Christian life must be easy we would switch to an easy-cozy religion
without knowing. With all that said it is when we stay focused and refuse to burg or give in to external or
internal pressures that miracles happen for us along the way.   

* Singing songs that truly and specifically EXALT Jesus will bring Heaven DOWN to earth in spectacular
ways!
* When God sees, our hearts "Melt" desiring to return to our ROOTS, to His demand for the pursuit of
righteousness, truth and holiness, He will INVADED our souls with His anointed presence.

Seek for More of Christ
The soul has to become drunk with the water of life from Jesus. After salvation, we do not have all the
“Water” we need to help us walk as champions over the world, over the flesh and over the unseen enemies in
the heavenly places. However, as Apostle Paul did, we press deeper into the One who has the water of life,
Jesus Christ. To focus on other things under the umbrella of Christianity and fail to press deeper into Christ
through knowledge of God and His ways will leave us with weak and shaky foundations.

Interrupting a High Level Luncheon
“And one of the Pharisees asked Him to eat with him. And going into the Pharisee's house, He reclined. And
behold, a woman, a sinner in the city, knowing that He reclined in the Pharisee's house, brought an alabaster
vial of ointment. And she stood behind Him, weeping at His feet, and she began to wash His feet with tears
and wipe them with the hair of her head. And she passionately kissed His feet and anointed them with the
ointment. But seeing this, the Pharisee who had invited Him, spoke within himself, saying, THIS MAN, IF
HE WERE A PROPHET, would have known who and what kind of woman this is WHO TOUCHES HIM,
for she is a sinner” (Luke 7:36-39). "Let the security get her out of here!" The time has come to overcome the
"BIGNESS" that looks down on the little ones.
      
True Kingdom Living
The Kingdom of God is not only in words. It is more so in power and assigned authority from Jesus to bring
life issues under subjection to Him; even our own fleshly drives. We must not live our lives as though godly
discipline does not matter any longer. Neither should we live as though this life is our Heaven.
We have the power and authority of Jesus to influence and cause change to happen wherever God places us.
This is part of our greatness in the earth. Therefore, we must develop world-changing passion within our
soul. (Read more from the book, “Re-Created for Greatness”)

Dealing with Adversity and Problems-- Part 1
The Bible says in Proverbs 24:10, "If you faint in the day of adversity, your strength is small." Fainting could
mean doing unrighteous things and lack of faithfulness to God. We must not faint. Allowing the enemy to
move us into a state of depression in the time of adversity means focused was not on God before adversity
happened. Moreover, if we have no control over a particular life situation, irrespective of what they are, will
getting depressed SOLVE the problem or GIVE us CONTROL? No way!
The Bible says in Isaiah 28:16 that whoever believes will not be in haste. If we do not believe, we hasten
ourselves into fear and anxiety and it takes us into depression. We have to ask GRACE to stay calm. Certain
people get so anxious in their time of adversity; they make wrong decisions and choices. We must not
entertain the idea that God is not aware what we go through. If only we would ask for grace to stand strong in
times of adversity, we would come to conclusion that our God is FAITHFUL and a DELIVERER.
We must believe that God is more than able to do something about our situation. What are we going to say to
ourselves and to people, if our problem goes nowhere but we have allowed depression to destroy us? We
should not destroy ourselves before our solution comes. Usually, anxiety and fear deprives us of our ability
to say the right words in our prayer time. We must learn to trust and believe God from today before the day
of adversity comes. He is the God who loved us and saved us. He is more than able to help us if we will let
Him. If the 'battle is not ours' and He fights for us, then we must shift into a quiet mode in our soul and let
the LION of Judah display His Almighty power on our behalf. The Bible says in Isaiah 30:15,"In quietness
and in trust shall be your strength. But you were unwilling." Let us say, "Oh No!! Lord, I am willing from
today."

Guard against Superfluity
We must guard against the spirit of superfluity! No matter who says it is OK and no matter how we make
the word of the Old Covenant to say, superfluity is a NO, NO under the New Covenant. Unlike the Old
Covenant, we have come so far in the pursuit of the Kingdom and we must not live as though this world is
our heaven.
Jesus said in Luke 12:15, "Take care, and be on your guard against all covetousness, for one's life does not
consist in the abundance of his possessions." As His return nears, our willingness to help ourselves must
become intense! It is unconscionable to spend money to build a million or more mansion for ourselves when
other ministries or churches are struggling to keep afloat.  

Jesus is in Control of His Kingdom Business in the Earth
It started with Jesus! He preached a message that cut the people to their heart. Instead of repenting of their
evil ways, all in the synagogue became furious. They rose up and drove Jesus out of the town, and brought
Him to the top of the hill on which their town was built, so that they could throw Him down the cliff.
However, God's purpose can’t be thwarted nor can it be cut short. He passed through them and He went
away (Luke 4:28-30). How do you pass through a mob whose purpose is to kill you? It is only God! Job
said in Job 42:2, "I know that You can do all things, and that no purpose of yours can be thwarted. They
arrested Jesus and initially, He will not say a word. Pilate said to Him, “Do you not know that I have
authority to release you and authority to crucify you?” He said in answer to Pilate's statement, "You would
have no authority over Me at all unless it had been given you from above..." (John 19:11).

They tried to kill Apostle John but they could not. He has to live to receive the book of Revelation. They did
not kill Apostle Paul. He had to live to conclude the writing of the epistles. The Bible says in Romans 8:28,
"And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called
according to His purpose." To love God is to obey to His Word. Apostle Paul wrote to the Philippians
believers in chapter 1:6, "Being confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will
perform it until the day of Jesus Christ." God performs His good work in our lives until Christ shows up.
This good word includes what He has assigned us to do. He will complete it before we check out of here, if
we do not carelessly run ourselves into worldly things that conclude our lives earlier than His plans. We must
not let God take us away too soon to save our soul from hell. When Apostle Paul away from the church but
as a good shepherd, he saw, the evil deed in the Corinthians church—a man was sleeping with his Father’s
wife. He said in 1Corinthians 5:5, “Hand this man over to Satan for the destruction of his flesh, so that his
spirit may be saved on the Day of the Lord.”
Apostle Peter said in 2Peter 1:13-14, "I think it right, as long as I am in this body, to stir you up by way of
reminder, since I know that the putting off of my body will be soon, as our Lord Jesus Christ made clear to
me."
Jesus said to the believers in Revelation 2:10, "Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is
about to throw some of you into prison, that you may be tested, and for ten days you will have tribulation.
Be faithful unto death, and I will give you the crown of life." Jesus knows exactly what would happen to us.
He knows the things the devil will do, and His assignments to His faithful people. Nothing can cut it short
before its conclusion. He is in charge of His kingdom business in the earth, not the devil! Apostle Paul said in
2Corinthians 5:6-9, “So we are always of good courage. We know that while we are at home in the body we
are away from the Lord, for we walk by faith, not by sight. Yes, we are of good courage, and we would rather
be away from the body and at home with the Lord. So whether we are at home or away, we make it our aim
to please him.”
Jesus said to the disciples in John 14:30, “I will not talk with you much longer, for the ruler of this world is
coming. He has no power over me. But I am doing what the Father has commanded me to let the world know
that I love the Father.” Again, Jesus said in John 10:17-18, “For this reason the Father loves Me, because I
lay down My life that I may take it up again. No one takes it from Me, but I lay it down of My own accord.
I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to take it up again. This charge I have received from My
Father."

The Benefits of Abiding in Christ Jesus & His Word
The Bible says in 2Corinthians 13:5 to "Examine yourselves, to see whether you are in the faith. Test
yourselves. Or do you not realize this about yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you?--unless indeed you fail
to meet the test!"
To be in the faith is to be in Christ Jesus. To be in Christ Jesus is to escape condemnation. Why? Because
there is a greater Law in Jesus, which overcomes the law of sin and death. This is why it is so important to
ABIDE in Jesus! Those who abide in Jesus live and walk by the Spirit. If this is true with any Christian,
something wonderful happens. God fulfills the RIGHTEOUS requirements of the Law in his/her life.(Read
Romans 8:1-4)
We must abhor walking by the flesh because this is how we can be in church and not have the righteous
requirement fulfilled in us. This is where many unrighteous deeds and behavior show us in some Christians
when life presses on them.
To ABIDE in Jesus is to allow God’s word to abide. If the Word abides in us, it will motivate obedience to
God. Subscribing to this lifestyle will train us to walk the path that leads to eternal life (Read John 1:24-25).
Jesus said in John 15:10, "If you keep My commandments, you shall abide in My love, even as I have kept
My Father's commandments and abide in His love." Jesus said to the Jews who believed in Him, John 8:31-
32, "If you abide in My word, you are truly My disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set
you free." Pockets of Slavery in many areas of our lives is the cause of many of our problems in truthful
submission to Jesus and difficulties in our obedience to His word. Again, Jesus said in John 8:43, "Why do
you not understand what I say? It is because you cannot bear to hear my word." Lack of understanding is
oftentimes the cause of violation of His word in our pressing times. The abiding word and our understanding
provides wisdom to know and do what His word says in life issues. Read also Proverbs 2:1-15.

*** When man fears the power of the devil than fear of the Lord ***
It was 2011, and I was preparing to go preach on the fear of the Lord in a church in Ghana, Africa. I went to
visit one of Assemblies of God pastors in Kumasi. I have lived in his mission house in previous years of my
evangelistic missions.
On my visit, I went to visit a woman selling items in a small kiosk attached to the next house. I ministered to
this woman when I was in the mission house. She told me about two young men where she lived. These
young men both claimed to be Christians. One accused the other of stealing his cell phone, which he
vehemently denied. Consequently, he called on the kiosk keeper to give him 3 pieces eggs, and that he was
going to curse the one who had stolen his cell phone.
The moment he spoke about cursing the one, who stole his cell phone, the other young man who denied
stealing the cell phone said, "Well, if you say I have stolen your phone, them I have." He claimed to be a
Christian but did not fear the Lord to tell the truth but when he heard about "A Curse", he seemed to yield.
Wow! Lord, have mercy on us upon who the end of times has come!
In Isaiah 8:12-13, the Lord said to those who serve Him, “Do not call conspiracy all that this people call
conspiracy, and do not fear what they fear, nor be in dread. But the LORD of hosts, Him you shall honor as
holy. Let Him be your fear, and let Him be your dread.”

Righteousness Produces Fruit
Righteousness is not just a nice Christian cliché. Righteousness is being or living righteous. Any one who walks in being
righteous produces fruit - the fruit of righteousness. Jesus is gathering for Himself a people who are zealous for the works
of righteousness (good works), in personal relationships and in personal character (behavior).
Jesus is not so much interested in people who have words but have works of righteousness to shows. The servant who was
given one talent had so much words to describe the master but had nothing to show for himself.

Flip Flop Righteous Convictions
Godly Convictions are not something one puts on when convenient. If you drop your godly convictions in order to
maintain your political aspirations with a party, you may not have had a solid godly convictions in the first place. Political
affiliation is not above your godly convictions. Do not be a Christian flip-flopper. Do not pretend you do not see the
serious shortfalls your party. Ones wrongdoing is not less serious as that of the others because they are of the other.
                        Professing to be wise, they became fools" (Romans 1:22)
When a people loses their moral compass that leads into the boundaries of God's morality, they hold on to anythings that
seems right in their own eyes. I never thought we would come to an age when a person who has plans to become a politician
or a president of a nation have to have the audacity to tell his or her pastor what to preach and not to preach. Probably we
are closer to the end of the age than we thought.

Getting Out of Destructive Greed
When a person gets himself or herself into a destructive life of greed, deliverance is required to spare life.
When a village, a city or a nation gets herself into destructive life of greed, someone is needed to help her back to her moral
sanity again to spare lives.
Based on where we have come as a nation, do we not need someone to help us out of the trap of greed - financial and
material greed?
Democracy is good but it does not restrain. It's pseudo-freedom opens people up to all kinds of lifestyles, self-will and
greed beyond imagination.
Some who know little get trapped in it's power. Those who should know better get trapped in its power too.

Is it not time to sit up and open our eyes for the "Joseph" God has made available? It is not a Joseph who will help offset a
hunger of food. It is Joseph God has given to help get us out of spiritual hunger. Spiritual hunger breeds greed - wanton
greed that disregards who our lifestyle of greed tramples on - be it the poor, the needy and downtrodden, we care very little
about how our actions and pursuits affect them. We define our attitude as making it in life or in business. The Big Eyes sees
all.
The OLD ways must give ways to the new wind that is blowing from the Ancient of Days. He has made someone available.
Whether we sit up and take advantage of God's help depends on our willingness to change minds and hearts to receive His
gift.

The Transforming Faith
To have faith is not the same as being in the faith. Having faith can be applied to many people in this world; not just
Christians. People in the secular world also have faith in many things they do. To be in the faith is to live in Christ Jesus
and His gospel having a dominant influence in our daily lives. If we yield to the influence of Christ's gospel, He enlarges in
our lives. Because God wants to take us deeper into Christ, we go through diversities of test, which sanctifies us for a
deeper place in Him.

Apostle Paul said in Philippians 3:12-13, "Not that I have already obtained this or am already perfect, but I press on to
make it my own, because Christ Jesus has made me His own. Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But
one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead." Therefore, the Bible says we must
examine ourselves to see if we are in the faith (2Corinthians 12:5).

The Strong Convictions for Jesus' Work
There are some Bible stories that are very interesting and make one laugh. For me John 9:17-34 is one of them. I laugh so
hard anytime I read. The Jews said to the blind man whom Jesus healed, "What do you say about Him, since He has opened
your eyes?" He said, "He is a prophet." They called the parents of the man who had received his sight and asked them, "Is
this your son, who you say was born blind? How then does he now see?" His parents answered, "We know that this is our
son and that he was born blind. But how he now sees we do not know, nor do we know who opened his eyes. Ask him; he
is of age. He will speak for himself."

You cannot shut down a man of Conviction!
They called the man again and said to him, "Give glory to God. We know that this man is a sinner." He answered, "Whether
He is a sinner I do not know. One thing I do know, that though I was blind, now I
see."                                                                                      
They said to him, "What did he do to you? How did he open your eyes?" He answered them, "I have told you already, and
you would not listen. Why do you want to hear it again? Do you also want to become His disciples?" And they reviled him,
saying, "You are his disciple, but we are disciples of Moses. We know that God has spoken to Moses, but as for this man,
we do not know where He comes from." They made a preaching spirit come upon the man!
He answered them, "Why, this is an amazing thing! You do not know where He comes from, and yet He opened my eyes.
We know that God does not listen to sinners, but if anyone is a worshiper of God and does His will, God listens to him.
Never since the world began has it been heard that anyone opened the eyes of a man born blind. If this man were not from
God, He could do nothing." They were hurt and answered him, "You were born in utter sin, and would you teach us?" And
they cast him out. I hope you do not cast anyone our because they tell you the truth about where you heart lives or if they
bring correction to your life.

Take Heed to Yourself
I hope we are all strengthening ourselves in the Lord. The stressful times are here. The enemy is doing all he can to wear us
down. He knows if he is able to do so, we will live lives below our Christian calling in Christ. We must read His Word and
respect it. Respecting the Word of God is to allow it to influence our inner and outward lifestyle. We must especially watch
our interpersonal relationships.

Take Heed to the Call to Love
It is time once again! The saints assigned with the duty of measuring the love levels in our churches must do another round
of measurement. This will help us stay in balance and not get off into love of self. Self-love oftentimes, is a problem for
some of our churches, especially when we grow comfortable or desperate! We have to prepare ourselves for the years
ahead. We cannot give up love for one another; even for our enemies. Jesus said, "Forgive them..." Stephen said, "Lord, do
not hold this sin against them" even when his head was being smashed with stones! (Read more from chapter 13 of "Re-
Created for Greatness").
If we think we have had enough and therefore remove our brotherly affection from anyone, we have missed the point. We
have missed the reason for the church, the law and the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit came into our lives with the love of God
(Rom. 5:5). Nevertheless, love must grow otherwise it will die! We do not practice Love only when it feels convenient or
when we feel someone has acted with good manners towards us. God shows His love for us in that while we were still
sinners, Christ died for us (Rom. 5:8).
Failure to love does not take away our gifts and our ability to speak in tongues. Ability to practice our gifts must therefore
not deceive us into thinking we are OK while we fail to walk in love. If we forsake love and begin backbiting one another and
getting others to join our “boat”, the Bible says, “Watch out that you are not consumed by one another”. One word fulfilled
the whole law: "You shall love your neighbor as yourself." If we walk by the Spirit, we will not gratify the desires of the
flesh (Galatians 5:14-16).

Using Christ’s Authority Invokes God’s Power
I sat in my chair waiting the second time to obtain a permit I was denied the first time. After a while, it came my turn to
meet the official who issues the permit. He said to me, "I am not going to give the permit to you because you were denied
the first time." This time I had the opportunity to explain why his co-worker denied me the permit. As he listened, he said
to me, "Go and sit we will look into this."

I returned to my chair and suddenly, a taunting spirit said to me, "Ha, ha, they will deny you again." Immediately raised the
newspaper I was reading over my face and said to that unseen being, "You get away from here! You have no part in this.
You cannot stop what my God is going to do for me today." Just as I lowered the newspaper, I heard my name called. My
explanation was accepted and he given me the permit. Praise God! I think it is time to write in a book, the entire miracles I
have received from the Lord.  It may help someone to believe the power of our God to take care of us in life situations.

You are Christ Authority Figure in the World
Do we believe Christ has made us into divine authority figures in the earth? Do we believe we have what it takes to rule
over towns, villages, cities, and even nations through prayer, faith and righteous lifestyle? If we do believe, then we must be
willing to face some very important questions such as the following: (Read more from the book, “Re-Created for Greatness”)

You are a Unique Human Specie in Christ
The Kingdom of God produces two personalities in people who correctly submit to its demands. It produces the lion and
the dove. Through the power of the ‘lion’, we boldly confront evil in our lives and the corruption in this world, which
oftentimes seeks to attach itself to our lives. Sometimes, these evils seek to sneak into our lives despite our maturity as
Christians. With the ‘lion’ personality made strong by Christ’s authority, we boldly confront the evils that trouble people’s
lives to help them gain the victory in Christ. The power of the ‘dove’ is the childlike attitude toward the kingdom and
humility in our interpersonal relationships. (Read more from the book, “Re-Created for Greatness”)

Jesus gives us the authority to walk in kingdom power, but a platform of truth, peace and joy must prevail in our lives.
Peace within enhances peace with God and with people. We must learn to walk in peace and righteousness. Truth, peace
and righteousness give us the confidence to exercise the power of the Kingdom of God. If we walk in truth, peace and
righteousness, it makes us ready spiritually in season or out of season, to take authority over the works of the devils
impeding the will of God as we carry out our assignments. (Read more from the book, “Re-Created for
Greatness”)                                 

Dealing with Life Difficulties & Problems—Part 2
Sometimes we may feel broken and bruised by certain life difficulties or problems. Nevertheless, we have to overcome this
with our belief in the Word of God--His promises. If we believe no life problem or difficulty is BIGGER than our God is,
then we can trust His Word to take us over the problem. When we see our problem(s) as HUGE and as bigger than God that
is when we break down under the weight of our problems. You know the story of the man Job! Also, remember what
Apostle Paul went through in his Christian life. However, in all those difficulties, he said in Romans 8:35-29 he was more
than a conqueror through Jesus who loved him. Read the passage.
How can Apostle Paul go through all he went through and say he was more than a conqueror? It is because he caught the
revelation of Christ's love for him. If Christ loved him, then he could trust Him no matter what he was going through.
If we become Christians, we must understand we have an enlistment into a war we have to fight daily to receive the crown
from Christ Jesus. We cannot avoid this fight! Jesus is always with us in this fight. He is like a drill sergeant who takes
soldiers through boot camp to toughen them. He knows what they can bear and He will not allow anything they cannot
endure. Therefore, 1Corinthians 10:13 is true and we must stay close to Jesus to discover the way He make for our victory.
If we feel like we must fast to seek God’s help then we must clear our minds and emotions and let God know we believe He
can help us.

Apostle Paul said in Romans 8:28-29, "For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor
things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love
of God in Christ Jesus our Lord."  We have to say these words to ourselves even if we initially cannot hold on to its power.
However, we must continue to say it until our heart, mind and spirit locks on to it, and the devil will be shamed!      

Heed the Word of God in Your Life Issues
We must read the word of God with all seriousness and submit to what it says because the time is coming, and it is already
here, when Christians will not endure sound teaching. The Bible says the anointing we have of God will teach us all things
concerning the birth, death, resurrection and the soon coming Christ (all things). Out of the word of God comes knowledge
of Him and His ways. A revealed knowledge of God is from Jesus (Matthew 11:27) but we have to take His word serious.
He reveals Himself to those who know and obey His word (commands).   

Your Faith and Being in the Faith
To have faith is not the same as being in the faith. Having faith can be applied to many people in this world; not just
Christians. People in the secular world also have faith in many things they do. To be in the faith is to live in Christ Jesus
and His gospel having a dominant influence in our daily lives. If we yield to the influence of Christ's gospel, He enlarges in
our lives. Because God wants to take us deeper into Christ, we go through diversities of test, which sanctifies us for a
deeper place in Him.
Apostle Paul said in Philippians 3:12-13, "Not that I have already obtained this or am already perfect, but I press on to
make it my own, because Christ Jesus has made me His own. Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But
one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead." Therefore, the Bible says we must
examine ourselves to see if we are in the faith (2Cor. 12:5).

Gear up for the Distressful Times
I hope we are all strengthening ourselves in the Lord. The stressful times are here. The enemy is doing all he can to wear us
down. He knows if he is able to do so, we will live lives below our Christian calling in Christ. We must read His Word and
respect it. Respecting the Word of God is to allow it to influence our inner and outward lifestyle. We must especially watch
our interpersonal relationships.

Faith and Patience
Since God encompasses the past and the future and time is subject to Him, we must learn to walk in patience with Him. To
have patience, we must be ready to endure all that may come against our faith. Joseph had faith all that God promised in his
dreams and visions were true. However, the Bible says in Psalm 105:19, “Until what he had said came to pass, the word of
the LORD tested him. We must learn to endure to the end of our faith walk. The Bible says in Hebrews 10:35-38,
“Therefore do not throw away your confidence, which has a great reward. For you have need of endurance, so that when
you have done the will of God you may receive what is promised. For, "Yet a little while, and the coming One will come
and will not delay; but My righteous one shall live by faith, and if he shrinks back, My soul has no pleasure in him."  

Learning Consistency & Dedication in our Christian Life
Never disregard or careless about your today's life experiences. The success and triumphs of your tomorrow are encoded in
the DNA of your today's life experiences. Growing up in my Christian life, both in Africa and in the USA, my passion had
always been to reach out to people on the street and from house to house. When no one will go with me, I kept going! I
maintained my consistency and dedication to this cause and never backed down. Eventually, I came to discover that God
has called me to the ministry of evangelism. Thank God, for His abundant grace and mercy He provides when we make up
our minds and hearts to pursue His bidding.

Do Jesus and the Father Live as Separate Persons in Heaven?
We must believe Jesus! The mother of Zebedee came to Him with her sons, worshiping and desiring that Jesus would grant
her two sons may sit in His kingdom, the one on His right hand and the other on the left. Jesus said to her, "To sit on My
right hand and on My left is not Mine to give, but to those for whom it has been prepared by My Father." Again Jesus said
to the disciples in John 14:28, "You have heard how I said to you, I go away and I am coming to you again. If you loved
Me, you would rejoice because I said, I go to the Father, for My Father is greater than I."
When Jesus was baptized in the Jordan, and on the mount of transfiguration, the Father spoke to the hearing of man, "This
is My beloved Son in whom I Am well pleased." If we go to Heaven, are we going to see Jesus and the Father a two
separate beings or only see the Father? Jesus said to the disciples in Matthew 28:18, "All authority is given to Me in
Heaven and in earth." God, the Father has given to Jesus all power so He will rule until God has subjected all things to Him.
When this happens, then the Son Himself also will be subject to Him who has subjected all things to Him, so that God may
be all things in all." (1 Corinthians 15:23-28). When He prayed in John 17, He prayed to His Father. He was not praying to
Himself!

Strong Kingdom Minded Church produces Strong People
The word, “church,” does not describe a building, but rather special people bidden by Christ Jesus and called out. It denotes
an assembly of people who have surrendered their lives to Jesus Christ. For that reason, they are people oriented towards
Christ's kingdom. The goal of the church must therefore not be to building gorgeous infrastructures while the people inside
of these infrastructures live at level far below their spiritual, physical, mental or financial status in Christ’s kingdom.
Therefore, the focus of the church must be to build up CHAMPIONS for Christ. Then Christ will take what we have
produced and build them into His spiritual church. The Bible says in 1Peter 2:4-5, "As you come to Him, a Living Stone
rejected by men but in the sight of God chosen and precious, you yourselves like living stones are being built up as a
spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ." Holy priest
understand and are submitted to the kingdom demand for Righteousness and Truth through obedience (Romans 6:16-19).
When we were kids, we lived like kids. However, when we grew up, we gave childish ways and thought processes. Those of
us who are still kids, we MUST grow UP!

Listening to Make Right Decisions
When confronted with a decision to make a commitment, dear Holy Spirit quickly rehearses our schedule in our minds at
that very moment. Immediately we know if we can commit to the commitment we intend to make or not. If we fail to be
truthful to what He shows us, we may hurry ourselves into making commitments we cannot fulfill.