THE KEY TO HEAVEN!
Authored by beautyful on Wed, Nov 14 2007 - 06:41 AM
Bishop Keith Butler And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do it. If ye love me, keep my commandments. John 14:13 (KJV) Do you want to receive whatever you want from God. I am going to tell you how to get it. You must be a person who loves ...Read Blog »
DON'T GIVE ME WHAT I DESERVE!
Authored by beautyful on Tue, Nov 13 2007 - 04:51 AM
Do you really want what you deserve? Maybe you should firstfind out what you really deserve.PSALM 103:8-10 NIV8 The LORD is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger,abounding in love.9 He will not always accuse, nor will he harbor his angerforever;10 he does not treat us as our sins deserve or repay usaccording to our iniquities.Thank God that ...Read Blog »
IS GOD IN EVERYTHING?
Authored by beautyful on Tue, Nov 13 2007 - 04:48 AM
In Touch Daily Devotionalby Dr. Charles Stanley -- Genesis 50:15-21 The Old Testament story of Joseph is one of the best-known examples of the Lord blessing a man's life though his harsh experiences. In today's passage, the slave-turned-prisoner-turned-national leader stands before the brothers who sold him into servitude. He says, ...Read Blog »
HOW HIGH ARE THE HEAVENS ABOVE THE EARTH?
Authored by beautyful on Tue, Nov 13 2007 - 04:47 AM
PSALM 103:11 NIV11 For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great ishis love for those who fear him;If you understood how much God loves you -- your life would bedifferent.Fear and worry would have no power over you any longer. Fearhas no torment for someone basking in the sunlight of AlmightyGod's love.This passage in Psalm 103 attempts ...Read Blog »
Authored by beautyful on Tue, Nov 13 2007 - 04:45 AM
I ThoughtBy Luann Prater "But Naaman went away angry and said, "I thought that he would surely come out to me and stand and call on the name of the LORD his God, wave his hand over the spot and cure me of my leprosy." 2 Kings 5:11 (NIV) Devotion:Leprosy is an infectious disease that is characterized by disfiguring ...Read Blog »
DO YOUR ACTIONS REFELCT TRANSFORMATION?
Authored by beautyful on Tue, Nov 13 2007 - 04:40 AM
Minister Mia Wright Consider for a moment, an earthly example of the tremendous transformation we undergo when we commit our lives to Christ. Imagine that before knowing Jesus you were a caterpillar and after inviting him into your life as your Lord and Savior you have become a butterfly. Now consider your life as a Christian. Do you always act ...Read Blog »
GOD IS IN CONTROL!
Authored by beautyful on Tue, Nov 13 2007 - 04:15 AM
In Touch Daily Devotionalby Dr. Charles Stanley-- Romans 8:28-29 Nothing that happens is beyond God's control. Ultimately, whatever comes into our life is either sent by our Father or permitted by Him, and that which does not enter is withheld according to His will. But believers sometimes get so caught up in the moment that they ...Read Blog »
DO YOU TRUST ME?
Authored by beautyful on Tue, Nov 13 2007 - 04:44 AM
Do You Trust Me?Sharon Jaynes Today's Truth"In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials. These have come so that your faith- of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire-may be proved genuine and may result in praise, glory and honor when ...Read Blog »
YOU GOT TO WORK THIS THING!
Authored by beautyful on Tue, Nov 13 2007 - 04:42 AM
Pastor Deborah L. Butler Wherefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling. For it is God that worketh in you, both to will and to do of his good pleasure. Philippians 2:12-13 (KJV) When your body is out of shape, isn't it up to you to ...Read Blog »
YOU ARE GOD'S GARDEN!
Authored by beautyful on Sun, Nov 11 2007 - 07:51 AM
1 CORINTHIANS 3:9 LB9 We are only God's coworkers. You are God's garden, not ours;you are God's building, not ours.We discovered that God's Word is a seed (Luke 8:11). Now we seethat the Bible says that we, as believers, are God's garden --the place where seed is planted.The question for you to consider is: who determines theharvest? God, or you? ...Read Blog »
Authored by beautyful on Sun, Nov 11 2007 - 07:50 AM
Bishop E. Earl Jenkins "A man reaps what he sows." Galatians 6:7 (NIV) Managing your mind should be one of your top priorities. Your mind is like a computer, it only spits out the data you feed it. Winners work hard at investing the right material inside themselves. Dr. Hans Selye researched and popularized a tiny membrane in the back of ...Read Blog »
THE MINISTRY OF THE HOLY SPIRIT!
Authored by beautyful on Sun, Nov 11 2007 - 07:48 AM
In Touch Daily Devotionalby Dr. Charles Stanley-- John 16:7-15 The moment we trust Jesus Christ as our personal Savior, we are adopted into God's family, and the Holy Spirit comes to live within us. His presence is a guarantee that we belong to our heavenly Father. The Spirit's ministry is essential to our ability to carry ...Read Blog »
FORGIVE OTHERS AS GOD HAS FORGIVEN YOU!
Authored by beautyful on Sun, Nov 11 2007 - 07:47 AM
COLOSSIANS 3:13 NKJ13 bearing with one another, and forgiving one another, ifanyone has a complaint against another; even as Christ forgaveyou, so you also must do.Forgiving others for deep hurts seems to be one of the hardestthings a human being can do. In fact -- very few are successfulin forgiving.Yet, in the Bible God commands us to forgive. ...Read Blog »
SALVATION - WHAT IT MEANS FOR THE BELEIVER!
Authored by beautyful on Sun, Nov 11 2007 - 07:45 AM
Dr. Frederick K.C. Price In Job 14:14., Job asks, "If a man dies, shall he live again?" This question is essential to every human being. One answer is found in John 11:25-26. In this passage of Scripture, Jesus is responding to a statement made by Martha, one of the sisters of Lazarus. Lazarus was a dear friend of Jesus who had ...Read Blog »
Authored by beautyful on Sun, Nov 11 2007 - 07:43 AM
Please Read, it will do you a world of good!You always hear the usual stories of pennies on the sidewalk being goodluck, gifts from angels, etc. This is the first time I've ever heardthis twist on the story. Gives you something to think about.Several years ago, a friend of mine and her husband were invited tospend the weekend at the husband's ...Read Blog »
ANOINTED TO HEAL!
Authored by beautyful on Fri, Nov 09 2007 - 04:23 AM
Today's Scripture “You know of Jesus of Nazareth, how God anointed Him with the Holy Spirit and with Power, He went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with Him (Acts 10:38). Today's Word from Joel and Victoria When Jesus walked the earth, He was on a mission. Not only did He come to die on the cross and ...Read Blog »
GOD'S WORD IS LIKE A SEED!
Authored by beautyful on Fri, Nov 09 2007 - 04:19 AM
LUKE 8:11 NKJ11 "Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God.A seed is powerful.As a seed begins to grow, it will push up dirt, rocks, etc.Whatever the obstacles are, God's Word planted in your heartwill push them out of the way.A seed begins its growth in secret (underground).The only way to tell if a seed is growing is to dig it ...Read Blog »
GOD'S MISSION: ADOPTION!
Authored by beautyful on Fri, Nov 09 2007 - 04:17 AM
God's Mission: Adoption by Max Lucado When we come to Christ, God not only forgives us, he also adopts us. Through a dramatic series of events, we go from condemned orphans with no hope to adopted children with no fear. Here is how it happens. You come before the judgment seat of God full of rebellion and mistakes. Because of his justice he ...Read Blog »
LIVING BEYOND MYSELF!
Authored by beautyful on Fri, Nov 09 2007 - 04:15 AM
Living Beyond Myself By Micca Campbell "The flesh sets its desire against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh, for these are in opposition to one another, so that you may not do the things that you please." Galatians 5:17(NIV) Devotion:I wanted to do the right the right thing, but when push came to shove I reacted according ...Read Blog »
Authored by beautyful on Fri, Nov 09 2007 - 04:13 AM
Not GuiltySharon Jaynes Today's Truth"And I will ask the Father and He will give you another Counselor, to be with you forever -- the Spirit of truth" (John 14:15). Friend to FriendDuring Jesus' last supper discourse, He reassured the disciples that He would not leave them as orphans. "And I will ask the Father and He will give you ...Read Blog »
GOD CHANGE MY MIND!
Authored by beautyful on Fri, Nov 09 2007 - 04:11 AM
Bishop Donald Hilliard And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect will of God. Romans 12:2 (KJV) I need God to change my mindset!We cannot blame other people for what we don't have. Our mindset is often what hinders us. When our minds ...Read Blog »
THE HOLY SPIRIT!
Authored by beautyful on Fri, Nov 09 2007 - 03:57 AM
In Touch Daily Devotionalby Dr. Charles Stanley -- Luke 24:44-49 After His resurrection, the Lord told His disciples to stay in Jerusalem and wait. Even though they had lived and served with Jesus for three years, something more was required before they could do kingdom work. They were in need of a divine presence, a Helper who ...Read Blog »
Authored by beautyful on Thu, Nov 08 2007 - 10:30 AM
Psalm 138:8Here is a word for you from the Word.The LORD will fulfill his purpose for me; your love, O LORD, endures forever—do not abandon the works of your hands. NIVIt’s good to know that God has a purpose for each one of us. The Scripture there does not say that the Lord will fulfill my purpose; it says the Lord will fulfill His purpose for me. ...Read Blog »
THE BENEFITS OF BEING DEVOTED TO PRAYER!
Authored by beautyful on Thu, Nov 08 2007 - 10:29 AM
In Touch Daily Devotionalby Dr. Charles StanleyRomans 12:10-12 Jesus loved to talk to His Father and often sought the opportunity to be alone with Him. At times, He would speak with God in front of large groups of people or ask a few of His close disciples to join Him in prayer. Because Jesus prayed frequently, He followed God's lead, ...Read Blog »
THANKS AND GIVING!
Authored by beautyful on Thu, Nov 08 2007 - 10:25 AM
Thanks and GivingBy Zoë Elmore "From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked." Luke 12:48b (NIV) Devotion:Okay, I'll admit I'm no spring chicken, but I'm still full of life; so I decided that I would spend this year doing 51 ...Read Blog »