Mount Up With Wings

Image by Fine Art America But those who wait on the Lord Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint - Isaiah 40:31, NKJV The eagle, especially the American bald eagle is a beautiful and majestic bird, the symbol of great strength. …

Fight Fear

Whenever I am afraid, I will trust in You. In God (I will praise His word), In God I have put my trust; I will not fear. What can flesh do to me? -Psalm 54:3, 4, NKJV Photo © Masterfile With God on our side, what have we to fear? Greater is He who is …

Malcolm’s Story

Image by iStock I'm a single father because my wife, Keisha died in hospital. This shouldn't have happened. Keisha should still be alive and here with our son, Byron and me. Shortly after Keisha gave birth to Byron, I noticed that the fluid in her Foley catheter, the thin tube inserted in patients to drain …

What God Requires of Us

Now, Israel, what does the Lord your God require of you, but to fear the Lord your God, to walk in all His ways, and to love Him, and to serve the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul, to keep the commandments of the Lord and His statutes which I am commanding you today for your good? - …

Leeks

“We remember the fish which we ate freely in Egypt, the cucumbers, the melons, the leeks, the onions, and the garlic" - Numbers 11:5 Getty Image Among the things which the children of Israel missed eating when they were in Egypt were leeks. What are leeks and what are the benefits of eating them? Leeks are …

Our Strength

Blessed is the man whose strength is in You, Whose heart is set on pilgrimage.  As they pass through the Valley of Baca, They make it a spring; The rain also covers it with pools. They go from strength to strength; Each one appears before God in Zion (Psalm 84:5-7, NKJV). Photo by YURI MANEI from Pexels Our strength lies in the power of God's Word and His Spirit. Our …

Bread Alone

But He answered and said, “It is written, ‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God’” - Matthew 4:4 NKJV The trouble with most temptations is that they may seem harmless or even good for us. After all, what's wrong with turning a stone into bread …

Moments With God

Many of us have seen this short but profound message: Happy moments, praise God.Difficult moments, seek God.Quiet moments, worship God.Painful moments, trust God.Every moment, thank God. I praised God when my mother was baptized years ago.  I soughtGod when I was going through a rough time both professionally andpersonally.  Quiet moments, I worship God through …

No More Sadness

And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away - Revelation 21:4 She was in the shower when it happened.  The pain was deep and the tears flowed like the water …

God, Our Strength and Salvation

“Be our strength each day and our salvation in times of trouble” - Isaiah 33:2 God gives us the strength to get through each day especially if we are experiencing stress and difficulties at our workplace.  A friend of mine is going through a tough time right now where she works but she gets through …

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