Jesus: You and Your Enemies (Part 3 of my series on Dealing With Enemies)

Confused or surprised that enemies are coming against you?Jesus said that his followers will have enemies in this world. His prophetic words came true for his first followers, most of whom were martyred. It was important that Jesus warn his followers of the trials to come. He didn’t want them unprepared. Jesus wants us to [...]

Jesus and Thanksgiving Part 3-The Last Supper

“After taking the cup, he gave thanks and said, “Take this and divide it among you. For I tell you I will not drink again from the fruit of the vine until the kingdom of God comes.” And he took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to them, saying, “This is my [...]

Call on the Lord- He Wants to Show You Things

Are you willing to admit what you don’t know? Or do you want to lean on your own understanding? If you humble yourself and call on God, he will show you great things you cannot know. Put your hope in the God who desires to reveal mighty things to you. Praise God his ways are [...]

Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes

“Jesus then took the loaves, gave thanks, and distributed to those who were seated as much as they wanted. He did the same with the fish.” (John 6:11, NIV) Background and Setting“Some time after this, Jesus crossed to the far shore of the Sea of Galilee (that is, the Sea of Tiberias), and a great [...]

The Lord is the Great God

For the Lord is the great God, the great King above all gods. In his hand are the depths of the earth, and the mountain peaks belong to him. The sea is his, for he made it, and his hands formed the dry land. Psalm 95:3-5 Look around this beautiful earth that we live on [...]

The Lord Reigns Forever

The Lord reigneth; He is clothed with majesty. The Lord is clothed with strength, wherewith He hath girded Himself. The world also is established, that it cannot be moved. Thy throne is established of old; Thou art from everlasting. Psalm 93:1-2The Lord rules and reigns over the earth he created. He is strong and cannot [...]

Today’s Praise from Psalm 147

Today's Praise (and a lesson on prayer with praise) Keeping our attention on praise, let's look at a few verses in Psalm 147. The jubilant writer of Psalm 147 gives many reasons to praise the Lord. Learn how to praise God in your prayer life from these verses. Psalm Structure The order and beauty of these [...]

Repay Evil With What??!!

Be not overcome with evil but repay evil with good. Romans 12:21This is a hard saying. Usually, with every fiber of our being, we want to fight evil with evil. We get wronged, we want to wrong in return. The problem is, we WILL find ourselves overcome by evil by retaliating in this way. The [...]

Enemies

Enemies may be personal or political. You may have members of your family you view as enemies. Whole groups of people may seem like your enemy. There are enemies you’ve been dealing with for years and ones who have entered your life recently. How should a follower of Jesus Christ deal with enemies? Stay tuned [...]