God has spoken to you in a lot of ways! Because of Jesus, you can be a hero for God right where you live, right now, right here! God has equipped you with all you need – you have Jesus & His Holy Spirit as your partner, you have weapons, you have a direct line … Continue reading Time for action!
Jehovah God created the angels as perfect spirit persons. However, some of them are now called “unclean spirits” or “wicked spirits” because they rebelled against God. (Luke 6:18; 8:2) How could this happen? And how did their rebellion affect humankind? Human parents can train their children to be good, but when the children grow up, they … Continue reading Some angels rebelled against God
Think about some of the weapons some of the Marvel Super Heroes have – Batman had all sorts of hidden weapons in the belt he wore; Captain America had his special shield; Ironman had a protective armor and a helmet that talked to him and gave him all sorts of special information; and the list … Continue reading Our weapons of war (Bible study for kids)
Daniel (remember- the guy in the lion's den?) He knew how to really listen to God throughout the day. Daniel 6:10 says: "But when Daniel learned that the law had been signed, he went home and knelt down as usual in his upstairs room, with its windows open toward Jerusalem. He prayed three times a day, … Continue reading Take a look at Daniel
God's purpose for us is to know him. God loves you and wants you to experience peace and life, both abundant and eternal, through knowing Him. The Bible says ... "We have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ." --Romans 5:1 (NIV) "For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten … Continue reading How to know Christ
There are many misconceptions about the identity of the Holy Spirit. Some view the Holy Spirit as a mystical force. Others understand the Holy Spirit as the impersonal power that God makes available to followers of Christ. But what does the Bible say about the identity of the Holy Spirit? Simply put, the Bible declares … Continue reading How do we know the Holy Spirit?
The request that God would “deliver us from evil” comes from the Lord’s Prayer, recorded in Matthew 6:13 (ESV). The Lord’s Prayer is also recorded in Luke 11:2–4 but does not include this final request. It is translated differently in different versions. The KJV, ESV, and NASB translate the last term as “evil,” while the NIV and NKJV translate … Continue reading Why do we ask God to deliver us from evil?
When I feel like my “get up and go” has got up and gone, I purposely stir myself up through aggressive expectation! God is the God of abundance, the one who wants us to live a large, free, and full life. Dare to have big faith, big plans, and big ideas, because God is … Continue reading Don’t be afraid to ask God for ‘big things’
When my granddaughter Keilei was 8, she asked me, “Grandma, does God answer prayers?” “Yes, he does,” I replied. Then she asked, “Will he give you whatever you ask for?” Again, I replied yes. Then Keilei lifted her arms and yelled, “Thank you, Jesus! Grandma’s getting me a dog!”
'They made an opening in the roof.' Mark 2:4 NIV Mary Engelbreit always wanted to illustrate children's books, but a school guidance counselor told her, 'You can't do that. Be practical. Get a degree and teach.' Mary started working at an art shop, learned all about the business, and got to know artists who made … Continue reading Discovering your creative nature