"Jesus looked at them and said, 'With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.'" Matthew 19:26 Dwight L. Moody was a poorly educated, unordained, shoe salesman who felt God's call to preach the gospel. Early one morning he and some friends gathered in a hay field for a season of prayer, … Continue reading Christian Meditation: A Shoe Salesman – D.L Moody story
..."Cheer up! On your feet! He's calling you." Mark 10:49 Do you recall the circumstances when God first called you into relationship with Him? Were you in need of something? Were you in a crisis situation? Every day God calls someone into relationship with Him through different circumstances. More often than not, the circumstances relate … Continue reading Christian Meditation: Do you remember God’s first call on your life?
In sickness, there is humility. Get it, taste it, eat of it, drink it down and learn to become it. Humility is a prize and a gift. via Poetess Denise Fyffe.
God speaks to and through us more times in a day than we realise. God Almighty, like any parent is interested in what His children are doing. He looks over our shoulders, lifts us away from danger and even take us in His arms to wipe away our tears and hush us. When we are … Continue reading Christian Meditation: How does God speak to us?
"Philip, however, appeared at Azotus and traveled about, preaching the gospel in all the towns until he reached Caesarea." Acts 8:40 Many times I've heard a man or woman say they cannot participate in an event, a service, or activity for God because of the time it will take away from their job. God has … Continue reading Christian Meditation: Redeeming the Time
"Many are the plans in a man's heart, but it is the Lord's purpose that prevails." Proverbs 19:21 Have you ever heard of someone who spent years of preparation for one vocation only to end up doing something completely different? Perhaps this could be said of you. Quite often we have in our minds what … Continue reading Christian Meditation: Our Plans and God’s Plans – Samuel Morse’s Story
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God…” (1Jn 4:7). This world is a cold place, and the church must be a place where people can “escape the cold.” The church must be a place where people are loved, where one’s concerns and fears can be expressed, and where one doesn’t have … Continue reading Christian Meditation: Purpose of the Christian Church
Triumphant Defeats William Wallace was a Scotsman who sought freedom from a tyrannical king of England in the 1200s. He initially took up this cause in retaliation for his own personal family losses. His cause grew among the people, and it became an insurrection against England. Wallace entreated Robert the Bruce, the future king of … Continue reading Christian Meditation: Sometimes Defeat is Required Before Victory
"As for the donkeys you lost three days ago, do not worry about them; they have been found. And to whom is all the desire of Israel turned, if not to you and all your father's family?" 1 Samuel 9:20 Saul and his servant were out seeking his father's lost donkeys. This was symbolic of … Continue reading Christian Meditation: When a Problem Turns Into a Calling
Self-control is the mastery of your tongue, your thoughts, your passions, and your appetites through delayed gratification. I mean it’s supernatural. The Spirit of God, part of what the Spirit does is He gives us self-control. Self-control in our eating, self-control in our speech, self-control in…I don’t know about you, now it took years for me, … Continue reading Christian Meditation: Self-Control in the Christian Life