The Lord’s Counsel

Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.  In all thine ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. Proverbs 3:5-6 In the Bible, it describes how the people of Gibeon deceived Joshua and the Israelites.  They heard what Joshua did to the towns of Jericho and […]

Destiny

For I know the thoughts and plans that I have for you, says the Lord, thoughts and plans for welfare and peace and not for evil, to give you hope in your final outcome. Jeremiah 29:11 AMP There are things in life we are destined to do or become.  One person is destined to be […]

Dealing with Evil at Work

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me Psalm 23:4 I will meditate on this verse before I go to work tomorrow.  You may ask how does walking “through the valley of the […]

Praying Successfully

In John 14:6, Jesus said, “I am the way, the truth, and the life.  No man cometh unto the Father but by me.”  That is why I end my prayers with “in Jesus name,” because I know that the Son will relay my requests to the Father, which is the one true God. Some people […]

Love in 2020

Happy New Year! I hope that everyone reading this accomplish what they set out to do for this year. I have a novel that I plan on completing this year, hopefully this month, which is part of the reason why I haven’t been writing a lot of blogs. However, I wanted to start the New […]

Asking for Help

In Exodus 17, the people of Israel were attacked by the army of Amalek in the wilderness.  Moses told Joshua to get some men and lead them into battle against the Amalekites.  During the battle, Moses stood on top of a hill and held up the staff of God, the same one used to part […]

Power of the Spirit

Anyone that knows the story of Samson knows that he was blessed with incredible strength.  This was first revealed in the book of Judges when Samson and his parents went to Timnah to meet a girl that he wanted as his wife.  In the vineyards of Timnah, he was confronted by a young lion.  Judges […]

Running the Race

In 1 Corinthian 9:24, Paul said, “Don’t you realize that in a race everyone runs, but only one person gets the prize?  So run to win!  They do it to win a prize that will fade away, but we do it for an eternal prize.”  Basically, what Paul is saying is that we should never […]

Truly Rich

I want to reflect on the Bible verse Proverbs 10:22. It states that, “The blessing of the Lord, it maketh rich, and he addeth no sorrow with it.” The scripture makes me realize what God has blessed me with. He has blessed me with life, family, a home, transportation, and good health, among other things. […]