Christian Meditation: Sometimes Defeat is Required Before Victory


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

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Christian Meditation: When a Problem Turns Into a Calling


"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

Christian Meditation: You and I Might Be the Only Bible Someone Ever Reads


"Each man will be like a shelter from the wind and a refuge from the storm, like streams of water in the desert and the shadow of a great rock in a thirsty land." #Isaiah 32:2 Have you ever walked in a dry, hot climate for an extended time? The sun beats down, sweat begins … Continue reading Christian Meditation: You and I Might Be the Only Bible Someone Ever Reads

Christian Meditation: How To Understand Why the Lord Tarries


"For the revelation awaits an appointed time; it speaks of the end and will not prove false. Though it linger, wait for it; it will certainly come and will not delay." Habakkuk 2:3 God has a storehouse of blessings that He has reserved for you and me. However, our timing to receive those blessings may … Continue reading Christian Meditation: How To Understand Why the Lord Tarries

Christian Meditation: How To Understand The Two by Two Principle In God


  "Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their work."Ecclesiastes 4:9 Have you discovered yet that you are incomplete by yourself? During my "warrior" stage of life you would have been hard-pressed to convince me that I needed you or anyone else. I know few people willing to admit their … Continue reading Christian Meditation: How To Understand The Two by Two Principle In God

Christian Meditation: How To Know If You Are A Threat to the Devil


If satan and his demons had a board meeting and your name came before the board, what would they say? Would they say that you are one of their most feared enemies and they needed to keep many demons harassing and opposing you? Or would they say, "Gentlemen, this person poses no threat to our … Continue reading Christian Meditation: How To Know If You Are A Threat to the Devil

Christian Meditation: How To Stay Connected in Christian Life


  "Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in You. Show me the way I should go, for to You I lift up my soul." - Psalm 143:8 Two of the greatest inventions of my time have been the laptop computer and e-mail. The laptop means I … Continue reading Christian Meditation: How To Stay Connected in Christian Life

Christian Meditation: How to React To Holy Competition As a Christian


"I in them and You in Me. May they be brought to complete unity to let the world know that You sent Me and have loved them even as You have loved Me." - John 17:23 A story is told about F.B. Meyer, the great Bible teacher and pastor who lived a century ago. He was … Continue reading Christian Meditation: How to React To Holy Competition As a Christian

Christian Meditation: How To Recognize Belief and Unbelief


"...Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness." - Romans 4:3 You can be a believer yet act as though there is no God. Whenever you fret over life circumstances, you immediately demonstrate unbelief. Whenever you move out of fear or anxiety, you believe a lie about God's nature. Each day your actions … Continue reading Christian Meditation: How To Recognize Belief and Unbelief

Christian Meditation: How God Recruits His Leaders


When God calls one of His servants into service, there is often much travail. There are many examples where God makes His presence known through circumstances that tax the individual to his very soul. Consider Paul, who was stricken blind on the Damascus road. Consider Peter; when he denied Jesus after the crucifixion, he was … Continue reading Christian Meditation: How God Recruits His Leaders