Category Archives: bible study

What Do You Think Of Coincidences?

I was just reminded of a personal experience revolving around a coincidence a few years ago that was so powerful that it has become the “reason for my enduring faith”.

Granted this is only one of a hundred experiences since coming to Christ, but nothing even close to this. Continue reading

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SOAP: Day Fifteen – At The Exact Moment!

It made me recognize that God wants to use us the same way. She didn’t need any huge theological teaching or persuasion, she was simply excited and intrigued about her encounter with Him and invited others to come to see. Continue reading

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SOAP: Day Fourteen – Open Your Eyes!

If you want to know how you can begin doing the will of God, simply ask Him to break your heart for what breaks His. You will begin to see pain, suffering, oppression, poverty, loneliness, fear, sickness and a host of other human sufferings that God wants to use us to step into, to be His heart, hands, and feet. But we can’t do that until we see through His eyes.   Continue reading

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Can Christians Be Depressed Part III – The Road Ahead

The choice is ours, it always has been.

Our freedom or captivity, depression or joy, has nothing to do with the outside circumstances surrounding our life. But they have everything to do with the condition of our heart, soul, mind, body, and spirit.  Continue reading

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SOAP: Day Thirteen – I Who Speak To You Am He (WOW)

We aren’t supposed to follow God when we feel like it or when it’s convenient. We need to ensure the Armour is strong every minute of every day. That process may look different for everyone, but I suspect the heart of everyone looks the same to Jesus when we are worshipping properly.  Continue reading

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Fear The Hardened Heart

So I say, let the Holy Spirit guide your lives. Then you won’t be doing what your sinful nature craves. The sinful nature wants to do evil, which is just the opposite of what the Spirit wants. And the Spirit gives us desires that are the opposite of what the sinful nature desires. These two forces are constantly fighting each other, so you are not free to carry out your good intentions.  Continue reading

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SOAP: Day Twelve – Which Well Are You Drinking From?

If you read my earlier post you’d know that I am still sitting in the fallout of an emotional bomb going off that I didn’t see coming. I have every reason to believe that God intends to meet me in this place with today’s SOAP. I pray that he meets some of you there too.  Continue reading

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