Hopelessness is rampant in our times. “Hope deferred weakens our heart” (Proverbs 13:12). But hope in the Lord strengthens your heart (Psalms 31:24). When we put our hope in the Lord, it becomes a living hope. It is a vibrant, dynamic hope. The Holy Spirit powers this hope. If our hope is confined to the…

A heart of worship is the hallmark of a healed heart. One of the ten lepers in Luke chapter 17 came back to Jesus after getting healed -even before he got to the priest to be certified as healed! Here we see a perfect example of a heart of worship. He turned around, came back…

“But Naaman was furious, and went away, and said, ‘Behold, I thought, he will surely come out to me, and stand, and call on the name of the Lord his God, and strike his hand over the place, and recover the leper. Are not Abana and Pharpar, the rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel?…

 “But let us who are of the day be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and as a helmet the hope of salvation” (1 Thessalonians 5:8, NKJV).  . Salvation has three phases: salvation that we have already received (past), the ongoing salvation of being saved (present), and the hope of salvation (future). In…

“And take . . . the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God” Ephesians 6:17 . The word of God is a supernatural weapon; it has supernatural powers: Creative power (God said – Genesis 1:3,6,9, etc.) The word of God creates faith in you and me. We receive things of God through…

This Christmas season, the so-called Christmas tree is in high demand. We may find people frantically running around looking for the tree of their liking. The evergreen tree, or its limbs, have become an integral part of Christmas decorations. We can have arguments for and against this: whether we should observe Christmas or not; if…

“And take . . . the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God” Ephesians 6:17 . . Among all the weapons which are available to a believer, the only weapon which has both offensive and defensive purposes is the Sword. This is the sharpest weapon ever known to mankind! For the word…

Jude 1:3 “Beloved, while I was very diligent to write to you concerning our common salvation, I found it necessary to write to you exhorting you to contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all delivered to the saints.”. . As our nation was celebrating Thanksgiving, we have so many things for which to…

  “above all, taking the shield of faith with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one” Ephesians 6:16 . . The shield of faith is there to protect the whole body. The belt of truth, the breast plate of righteousness and the shoes of preparation for the…

“Stand therefore . . . having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace . . .” Ephesians 6:15 . It is the third armor in the spiritual armamentarium. Among the spiritual armors, we have offensive and defensive weapons. Even though shoes may have some defensive role, the main purpose of this…

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