Friday, July 13, 2012

Each and every one of us has been granted with a deposit of God which we have to guard.  This deposit is the Holy Spirit that dwells within us.  Our bodies are the temples of God and we have to take the necessary care in feeding this temple with proper food:  what you eat is important for your body to stay healthy;  we need to take care of our mental health as well:  get a trusted friend or two to who you can talk to and start exercising since the serotonin levels will rise resulting in you being more happy;  stay spiritually healthy by committing to a routine in which you spend time with God:  connect to God first thing in the morning or prayer throughout the day (maybe when you are taking a break) or going to church to mingle with your fellow Christians and to receive the blessings from the sermon.

Although you might feel that you have disappointed God at some stage, He is the Lord of mercy; you will find mercy now if you have the right motive in your heart.  This grace of God will be evident to you on the day of the Lord. 

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Gifts of God

The gifts of God consist of:
  1. A spirit of boldness;
  2. A spirit of power;
  3. A spirit of love;
  4. A spirit of a sound mind, understanding, and judgement.
He did not give us a spirit of fear to act in a cowardice manner, but of the above mentioned.  God has donated an inherent power in us.  This power (of which God is the source) is already in our DNA and we need to reproduce.  It is our responsibility to actively and constantly continue to reproduce it.  It's like a dynamo:  it needs to be in motion to produce power.  To be able to function like a dynamo, you need to stir up into flame the gift of God in your own life.

Monday, June 18, 2012

The gift of God that is in you

Be faithful even in afflictions according to the power of God in you.  These gifts are referred to as a fire in you, which, if not frequently stirred up and more fuel added, will go out.  It is your duty as Christian to kindle up this fire and to add fresh fuel to it.  Should you choose to neglect these gifts, it will go away.  Even if we don't use it properly or we don't replenish it with continued grace and power from the Holy Spirit anointing, it will become powerless and useless and fail in their purpose. 

For this reason we need a constant supply of the Spirit - many fillings.  For this very same reason Jesus Himself had to live in prayer and receive a constant supply of the Holy Spirit.

Monday, June 4, 2012

Taking ownership of your life

Sometimes we find ourselves in the midst of fog.  This fog at times, becomes so thick that we can't even think or see clearly what is ahead of us.  We become an observer of our own life instead of living it.  The fog includes man infused fear, obligations to others and guilt.  To this we add negative perceptions as we experienced it.  We shift into a mode of "I want" and the spiral of this experience sucks you in.  You choose to stay in your cocoon:  your comfort zone and are too scared to take a step outside of it.

Break open this cocoon of yours, reform your thoughts in order to transform and conform to the new.  Give structure to your life or what you want to be.  Add positive experiences to your thoughts, climb out of your head and into your spirit which connect to the Holy Spirit.  Stop the worrying and be silent for a moment or two before God and let God be the one who transform you to conform to the new.  Shift your mode to "I am".  I am a child of God who cares for me and loves me dearly.  Your "I am" can be anything you want it to be, but in a positive mindset.

Monday, May 28, 2012

The gift of God in you

Each and every one of us has been showered with a unique gift from God.  It is a characteristic of God which resides in each of us.  This gift of God needs to be stirred up in you.  Even though you might be distracted in afflictions, be strong of the power of God in you.  The gift referred to is a fire, which if not frequently stirred up and more fuel added, will go out.  Kindle up this fire, replenish it and add fresh fuel with continued grace and power of the Holy Spirit anointing to ensure that your gift from God is not neglected.    When this gift is neglected, it will become powerless, useless and fail in its purpose.  When we live in prayer, we receive a constant supply from the Holy Spirit.

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Christian duties

  1. To make continued strong and incessant pleadings/requests until such time it is answered;
  2. to pray to God which is our way of communication with Him;
  3. to intercede for one another as the Holy Spirit intercede on our behalf and expresses the              unutterable gushings of our hearts;
  4. giving of thanks.
This is good and acceptable in the sight of God and it is His intend to have all men saved and come to the knowledge of the truth through Christ.  Jesus Christ is the only mediator between God and men and He gave himself as ransom for all. 

When you are struggling or going through a difficult time in your life, I want to encourage you to persist with your efforts to pray and talk to Jesus.  Open up your heart and lay down your sorrows before Him.  Ask Him to help you in disowning yourself of that sorrow and pain as He has already provided you with the solution to the problem:  handing your problems to Him and trusting Him for what you are asking.  He has already died for your pain and sorrow.  Now it is your choice to hand your sorrow to Him or to keep on carrying that burden which will make you fall every time and instead become heavier to carry. Persist in your pleadings and prayers, others and the Holy Spirit will intercede on your behalf and at God's perfect timing you will receive what you have asked for.  Remember to thank Him for what He has granted you. 

Monday, May 14, 2012

Rock or sand?

Your house, is it built on the Rock of life or will the waters wash away your house when you face the storms of life?  It's a choice you make.  This video is based on Psalm 40, it might be worth reading it.  Isn't God inviting you to come to Him and lay down all your sorrows?