Beware Of Pride Of Personal Achievement

Beware Of Pride Of Personal Achievement

Paul used his personal experience to analyze how Satan can manipulate anyone into pride through personal achievement. The enemy can trick someone to mistake God’s grace and blessing as mere fruits of human labor (which is a practice detested by God). Paul used his life as an example and said,   “…And lest I should be exalted above measure by the abundance of the revelations, a thorn in the flesh was given to me, a messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I be exalted above...Read more
How To Become Rich In God’s Way

How To Become Rich In God’s Way

A psalmist lamented and voiced his concerns as he witnessed how wicked people prospered on earth. The man thought God was partial to have allowed the prosperity of such evil people. However, God opened his eyes to reality as he confessed, “When I tried to understand all this, it troubled me deeply till I entered the sanctuary of God; then I understood their final destiny. Surely you place them on slippery ground; you cast them down to ruin. How suddenly are they destroyed, completely swept...Read more
IMPLICATION OF KEEPING BAD ASSOCIATION

IMPLICATION OF KEEPING BAD ASSOCIATION

King Rehoboam succeeded his father Solomon as a king of Israel, but he quickly followed wrong counsels and lost credibility with his citizens. Therefore, he lost more than 70% of his kingdom to someone who had no royal blood. The scripture reported, “…And Jeroboam and all Israel came and spoke to Rehoboam, saying, ‘Your father made our yoke heavy; now therefore, lighten the burdensome service of your father and his heavy yoke which he put on us, and we will serve you.’” (2 Chronicles 10:3-4)....Read more
Christians Are Charged to Preach Gospel

Christians Are Charged to Preach Gospel

God requires Christians to preach gospel of Jesus Christ without hesitation. We must inform people about Jesus’ gift of salvation, and punishment that will come on people who refuse to believe Him.   The scripture stated, “Blow the trumpet in Zion; sound the alarm on my holy hill. Let all who live in the land tremble, for the day of the Lord is coming. It is close at hand”— (Joel 2:1 NIV)   Lesson for Christians to Preach Gospel   This present world will remain a...Read more
Immoral Conduct Affects Church Health

Immoral Conduct Affects Church Health

Abstain From Immoral Conduct For Church Health (Passage: James 4) Immoral conduct affected the early church and God’s miracle stopped happening. The people deviated from the worship of the living God, and substituted it for conducts that God disapproved. Bible detests immoral conducts: Apostle James reproved the early church as stated, “Where do wars and fights come from among you? Do they not come from your desires for pleasure that war in your members? You lust and do not have. You murder...Read more