How to Overcome Temptation

How to Overcome Temptation

All of the accounts in the Old Testament were written so we could learn from them—what to do and what not to do (1 Cor. 10:6-11). You can learn from personal experience, but you can also learn from the experiences of others.  I and II Samuel and I and II Chronicles...
Is Your Faith Coming From The Right Source?

Is Your Faith Coming From The Right Source?

Men were created to believe and act upon words. We were specifically created to hear, believe and act upon God’s words. Hearing Him is the source of faith and life (Rom. 10:17, Mt. 4:4). Adam believed in God, but he didn’t believe God’s words. He chose to believe the...
Faith in His Promises

Faith in His Promises

The abundant life in Christ is based upon promises. All who are born again are born again because they have believed a promise.  We have a better covenant established on better promises (Heb. 8:6). It is by these promises that we become partakers of His nature (2 Pet....
Are You Living in the Power of Hope? Part 2

Are You Living in the Power of Hope? Part 2

Hope is your imagination.  Every time the Scripture talks about imagination in a positive way, it uses the word hope.  When Paul talked about hope, he was seeing things with his heart, taking the promises of God and seeing God cause him to succeed. Sadly, most people...
Are You Living in the Power of Hope? Part 1

Are You Living in the Power of Hope? Part 1

Most people give more importance to love and faith than they do to hope, but that’s not what Scripture says. Look at 1 Corinthians 13:13: “And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.” Since love is the greatest of the...