...but Jesus refused to answer.
(Luke 23:9, NLT)
Jesus had all the Wisdom in the world...in fact, He is Wisdom personified. He answered some criticisms that made his critics dumbfounded. While in some scenarios, He just kept quiet.
So, we can learn that not every question needs an answer. It is wise to be quiet sometimes. ...
A man’s heart plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps.
(Proverbs 16:9, NKJV)
You can plan and strategize all you want, but, God knows the best for you and He will surely direct your path according to His will for your good.
Therefore, expect the unexpected. Trust in Him as He leads you into victory always (irrespective of what the situation currently says). ...
Now we live with great expectation, and we have a priceless inheritance — an inheritance that is kept in heaven for you, pure and undefiled, beyond the reach of change and decay
(1 Peter 1:3b-4 NLT)
So, while the people of the world store up treasures for themselves in this world, which is subject to corruption, destruction, situations and circumstances that are often beyond human control, God has treasures for His own people in heaven which is pure and undefiled.
Therefore, store treasures in heaven so your heart will be there. Look at the bigger picture and think of the long run, lif ...
Then I will command My blessing on you in the sixth year, and it will bring forth produce enough for three years.
God commanded the Israelites to rest the land in the seventh year. In this instruction, God promises to produce triple fold on the sixth year so that they have sufficient for three years.
Beloved, we need to understand the principle of rest. Just rest in Him and watch Him bring the supernatural blessings and manifestations that will amaze you. ...
He who speaks in a tongue edifies himself...
1 Corinthians 14:4
As a Christian, you need edification from time to time. The Holy Spirit sure helps to build us up. Praying in the Spirit is a sure way to do that.
It also refreshes your soul and energizes your body. Pray in tongues often. ...
...Jesus looked at them and said to them, “With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.
Therefore, do not limit yourself nor God's work in your life. All you need to do is to believe. Just believe.
If you can believe, all things are possible to him who believes
(Mark 9:22–23) ...
Matthew 28:18 And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.
28:19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:
Therefore, we have got nothing to fear or be worried about. This is because we can command any and every situation in the Name of Jesus.
Everything must respond to the Name of Jesus. Therefore, use the authority you've got in Christ Jesus. ...
But the Helper, the Holy Spirit...
Therefore, always tap into the Spirit for every help that you need. You can't go through live all by yourself. Trust in the Holy Spirit to fill your mouth with the right words, your hands with the best writings, your arms with the greatest strengths and your mind with the brightest ideas.
So, ask and trust the Holy Spirit for help. ...
Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past.
(Isaiah 43:18, NIV)
Do not dwell on the past mistakes/failures because they will hold you back. Don't dwell on past successes because it will fill your head. So, don't dwell on the past, only learn from it. ...
When God our Savior revealed his kindness and love, he saved us, not because of the righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He washed away our sins, giving us a new birth and new life through the Holy Spirit
(Titus 3:4-5 NLT)
It is the kindness of our Creator that saved us. We did nothing to deserve salvation. But, by His Grace, we are saved.
Therefore, share the love to everyone around. ...