Contributed on Jul 9, 2015
To find peace In the midst of your tribulation, see the Holy God on His throne and surrender to Him.
Some time ago, I came across a list of statements that describe our lives at times. They're actually restatements of the old Murphy's Law. * Nothing is as easy as it looks. * Everything takes longer than you think. & * If anything can go wrong it will. Sometimes life gets so bad you ...read more
Contributed on Dec 24, 2015
Choose to reign with Christ or you will burn with Satan.
One morning, 4-year-old Kevin and his grandpa went out to buy donuts. On the way, Grandpa turned to Kevin and asked, “Which way is heaven?” Kevin pointed to the sky. “Which way is hell?” Kevin pointed towards the floor of the truck. Grandpa continued, “And ...read more
Contributed on Jul 15, 2015
Jesus has conquered – He is a lion. He was crucified – He is a lamb; therefore, He has control – He is Lord! Why not accept Him as YOUR Lord today?
In August of 2010, communications specialist Judy Rivers went to her local bank to open a new account. As the clerk input Rivers' personal information, everything seemed to be going smoothly, but then the woman behind the desk stopped abruptly and frowned. “That's odd,” she said. ...read more
Contributed on Oct 1, 2015
Don’t be deceived by false teachers. Don’t be fooled by their words. Don’t be fooled by their works, and don’t let them dominate your life.
Harold Urey, a nuclear physicist from the University of Chicago, played a key role in researching the potential of the atom. As a result, he was invited to speak all over the world. He had a chauffeur who took him to his various banquets and engagements, but before long he got tired of giving the ...read more
Contributed on Aug 26, 2015
In God’s Word, find sweet words in the bitter experiences of life.
A while ago, Reader’s Digest published an article entitled, “Words I’d Like to Hear.” For example… Words I’d like to hear from my auto mechanic: “That part is much less expensive than I thought.” Or “You could get that done more cheaply at ...read more
Contributed on Sep 3, 2015
In times of tribulation, worship God and be a witness for Christ.
A student in Bible School was confused when his theology professor began a series of lectures on Bible prophecy, or “eschatology” as he called it. The professor spoke about pre-millennialism, a-millennialism, and post-millennialism. Then he talked about the pre-trib, mid-trib, and ...read more
Contributed on Sep 18, 2015
In order to overcome the evil one, believe that Jesus has already won the war and boldly declare your allegiance to Him.
Jack Handey, in his book Fuzzy Memories, tells the story of a bully who demanded his lunch money every day when he was a child in school. Handey was smaller than the bully, so he simply gave the bully his money. “Then I decided to fight back,” Handey says. “I started taking ...read more
Contributed on Jan 5, 2016
Jesus is coming soon, so keep His Word. Proclaim it, practice it, and preserve it just as it is. Then you will be ready when He comes.
A man once asked the Lord what a million years was like to Him. The Lord responded, “It is just a minute in my sight.” “How about a million dollars?” the man asked. “It can’t mean more than a penny to you.” “That’s right,” the ...read more
Contributed on Sep 23, 2015
If you want to win in the end, don't marvel at the world's power; instead; worship God alone and wait for Him to act.
Once upon a time there was an eccentric old king who wanted to give his throne to one of his two sons, but he didn’t know which one. So he decided to organize a horse race, in which the son who owned the slowest horse would become king. Each son was afraid that the other would cheat by ...read more
Contributed on Jul 29, 2015
Find security and victory in Christ!
There is a monastery in Portugal perched high on a 3,000 foot cliff and accessible only by a terrifying ride in a swaying basket. The basket is pulled on a single rope by several strong men, who perspire under the strain of the fully loaded basket. Some time ago, an American tourist, who ...read more
Contributed on Jul 22, 2015
The four horsemen of the apocalypse are on the horizon: world-wide conquest, world-wide conflict, worldwide famine, and world-wide death. That can mean only one thing: Jesus is coming soon! Be ready.
On March 11, 2004, terrorists exploded 10 bombs in Madrid, Spain, killing almost 200, wounding another 1,800. Two months later there was a scare in Philadelphia. It was May 5th, and a conductor for Pennsylvania's transit authority discovered something frightening on the tracks near Philly's massive ...read more
Contributed on Dec 30, 2015
Trust Christ with your life, and let Him get you ready for that nice, new home He is building for you right now.
Andy Stanley, in his book, How Good Is Good Enough, tells the story of a Sunday school teacher who wanted to explain to the 6-year-olds in his class what someone had to do in order to go to heaven. However, he wanted to know what the kids already knew about the subject, so he asked a few ...read more
Contributed on Aug 5, 2015
When God's people pray, God's dispatches His angels to accomplish His plan. That means our prayers really do matter, so keep on praying until God comes through.
Some time ago, I came across a prayer from an unknown author that I’ve learned to appreciate more and more the longer I live. It goes like this: Dear God, So far today, I've done all right. I haven't gossiped. I haven't lost my temper. I haven't been greedy, grumpy, nasty, selfish or ...read more
Contributed on Nov 22, 2015
Before Jesus comes again to conquer all of his enemies, all of heaven praises God, thus demonstrating the power of praise. So worship the Lord and win the war.
We live in a dangerous world today, so I thought you would appreciate Mark Moring’s advice on how to stay safe. After doing some “extensive research”, he suggests the following. Avoid riding in automobiles because they are responsible for 20 percent of all fatal accidents. ...read more
Contributed on Oct 28, 2015
The rise of two ancient world powers, Rome and Babylon, during the Great Tribulation, only to be destroyed by Christ when He comes again, presents us with a choice. We can choose to pursue this world, which is passing away, or Christ, who reigns forever.
Once upon a time, a really cool young man bought one of the best cars around: a Ferrari GTO. He took it out for a spin and stopped at a red light. An old man on a moped pulled up next to him. The old man looked over at the sleek, shiny car and asked, “What kind of car ya' got there, ...read more
Contributed on Nov 12, 2015
Don’t fall in love with money, which quickly disappears and only leaves you depressed. Instead, fall in love with the Lord, and rejoice, even when all the money is gone!
Pastor John Ortberg tells the story about putting his kids on the envelope system when they were little. When they received their allowance, they would put it in envelopes labeled “Give,” “Save,” “Gifts,” “Spend,” and so on. Well, Pastor Ortberg ...read more
Contributed on Oct 6, 2015
Take your stand with the redeemed; otherwise, you will fall with the condemned.
A man in business for himself enjoyed so much success, he had to move to a bigger place. The move was rather burdensome, but it was nice to have a larger warehouse and a bigger sales office. So on the day of the grand opening a friend sent him some flowers to celebrate. However, the order got ...read more
Contributed on Aug 19, 2015
Repent today before you no longer want to.
During a tourist bus excursion to a volcanic canyon in Iceland a couple of years ago, a woman was reported missing when she failed to return to the bus. The bus driver waited an hour before notifying the Icelandic police. Soon after the missing person's report, search and rescue teams and even a ...read more
Contributed on Aug 12, 2015
Be aware of Satan’s tactics; but don’t be afraid, because our Heavenly Father protects those who are His.
In his book, Influence, Robert Cialdini tells an interesting story about the owner of a jewelry store who was having trouble moving some of her merchandise. Specifically, she had a lot of turquoise and silver Native American jewelry. Now, the jewelry owner had tried every conventional sales ...read more
Contributed on Oct 15, 2015
In the midst of your tribulation, see seven angels and an end to your pain; see a sea of glass and the peace that is ours even in the pain; and see a sanctuary and God's punishment for sin.
Three years ago (2012), with tsunamis, earthquakes and financial concerns dominating the headlines, the National Geographic Channel partnered with Kelton Research to conduct a survey gauging what Americans thought about a potential “Doomsday” scenario. They found that… Nearly ...read more
Contributed on Sep 9, 2015
Jesus will reign, so don't be mad; be glad and let Him reign in your life today.
John McFayden and his wife of Woodbridge, Virginia, decided to let their three-year-old son record the message for their home answering machine. The rehearsals went smoothly: “Mommy and Daddy can't come to the phone right now. If you'll leave your name, phone number, and a brief message, ...read more
Contributed on Oct 20, 2015
Trust Christ as your Savior and avoid God's coming judgment, which will be severe, suitable, and certain as it hardens people's hearts against Him.
Fred was a practical joker, who enjoyed pulling some crazy pranks at each of his three friends’ weddings. Then Fred got married, and he was worried. He was sure they would retaliate, but nobody interrupted the minister. Nobody sent naughty telegrams, and nobody hid his suitcases. There ...read more