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

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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

Christian Meditation: How To Find Strength in Brokenness


There is an oxymoron throughout the Bible. It says that brokenness is strength. How can this be? How can brokenness be strength? In order to use men and women to their fullest extent, the Lord has to break His servants so that they might have a new kind of strength that is not human in … Continue reading Christian Meditation: How To Find Strength in Brokenness

Christian Meditation: How To Identify Works of the Flesh


The Works of the Flesh We've all heard someone say, "He's a self-made man." What are they saying in this statement? Are they saying that this individual achieved success by his hard work and sweat? Many a person has achieved success through honest hard work. There is a danger for any of us who may … Continue reading Christian Meditation: How To Identify Works of the Flesh

Christian Meditation: How To Be A Vessel to Bless Others


"One man gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty. A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed." Proverbs 11:24-25 One of the reasons God entrusts money to us is to bless other Christians by meeting their needs. God uses the transfer of money within … Continue reading Christian Meditation: How To Be A Vessel to Bless Others

Christian Meditation: How To Embrace the Mess


"Where there are no oxen, the manger is empty, but from the strength of an ox comes an abundant harvest." Proverbs 14:4 I used to walk through a new home subdivision. Often I would see the street filled with red clay from the land as bulldozers clear it to lay a foundation. The job site … Continue reading Christian Meditation: How To Embrace the Mess

Christian Meditation: How To Understand Situational Ethics


"Lord, who may dwell in Your sanctuary? Who may live on Your holy hill? He whose walk is blameless and who does what is righteous, who speaks the truth from his heart." Psalm 15:1-2 "I cannot believe they are not going to honor my bonus agreement," said the executive who was about to take another … Continue reading Christian Meditation: How To Understand Situational Ethics

Christian Meditation: How To Identify The Spiritual Realm


The Spiritual Realm How real is the spiritual realm? My lawyer friend from Nigeria tells a personal story of how he was preparing for an important case. He knew that he must be prepared to argue five separate points. He was to appear before his country's supreme court, so it was a very important case. … Continue reading Christian Meditation: How To Identify The Spiritual Realm

Christian Meditation: How To Respond In Faith Throughout Your Christian Life


..."Everything is all right".... 2 Kings 4:26 The prophet Elisha often would travel through the town of Shunem, and in that town was a well-to-do couple who extended hospitality to him. At first, they simply offered Elisha a meal when he came through town. Then, seeing that Elisha needed a place to stay and study, … Continue reading Christian Meditation: How To Respond In Faith Throughout Your Christian Life

Christian Meditation: How To Be Faithful Throughout Your Christian Life


"The Lord is faithful to all His promises and loving toward all He has made. The Lord upholds all those who fall and lifts up all who are bowed down." Psalm 145:13b-14 Have you ever had a relationship with someone who was faithful? You knew you could depend on that person to do what he … Continue reading Christian Meditation: How To Be Faithful Throughout Your Christian Life