Self-Improvement

Focusing on Our Purpose

Focusing on Our Purpose

So I run straight to the goal with purpose in every step. I fight to win. I’m not just shadow-boxing or playing around. Like an athlete I punish my body, treating it roughly, training it to do what it should, not what it wants to. 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 Until you find your purpose, you would keep going round wasting your time doing the things that are not important to the reason you were born... »

The Victory You Seek is in the Battle You Fear

The Victory You Seek is in the Battle You Fear

Proverbs 22:13 The lazy person claims, “There’s a lion out there! If I go outside, I might be killed!” Your victory is where your battle is. Our triumph is where our risks are. Our success is not in our comfort zone. It is where we feel uncomfortable. where we know we ought to be, but we struggle in, that holds our destiny. Where the fight is, there is a possibility of victory. W... »

How to be a success in Life – from those who have done it

How to be a success in Life – from those who have done it

There is no better way to succeed than to follow in the footsteps of those who have already done so. Here are 13 success tips from some of the world’s most successful people: 1. Think big. From Michelangelo Buonarroti, Great Renaissance Artist: “The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.” 2.Find ... »

The Power of Steadfastness

The Power of Steadfastness

Some say patience is a virtue, and some say the patient get nothing. My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing. James 1:2‭-‬4 NKJV In the verse above, when the Bible says ‘trials’ what it actually means is ‘... »

The Power of Your Mind

The Power of Your Mind

The mind is a powerful place. It houses our intellect, our will, our emotions, our memories, our habits, our character and the way we do things generally. Contrary to general belief, the way we do things and our general character is not determined by inheritance and largely unchangeable. Actually, researchers have discovered that genetics, or inheritance does not play as large a role in behavior a... »

Increase by the Word

Increase by the Word

The most powerful force in the universe is the Word of God. In the Gospel of John, talking about Jesus, the Bible says: John 1:1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. In other words, Jesus is the Word of God. Then in the book of Colossians, the Bible, talking about Jesus says: Colossians 1:16 For by Him all things were created that are in heaven and that a... »

Faith is Action

Faith is Action

The story of Naaman (2 Kings 5.1-14) is ample evidence that it is when we ACT along with what we are supposed to believe that the power of God works for us. Naaman apparently believed the words of his servant girl that God could use the prophet Elisha to heal him of his ailment. However, his belief alone could not heal him. He went back still sick after the prophet instructed him on the what shoul... »

July – The Month of Fellowship

July – The Month of Fellowship

Welcome to the month of Fellowship! Your strength and grace for fellowship shall increase this month, and you shall have discussions with the Lord as if you were talking with someone just by you. The Lord shall tell you things that would surprise you and lift you up to greater levels. You shall start fulfilling those things You have been planning for long – because talking with the Lord caus... »

They Are Better Than Me

They Are Better Than Me

Please, come closer,” he said to them. So they came closer. And he said again, “I am Joseph, your brother, whom you sold into slavery in Egypt. But don’t be upset, and don’t be angry with yourselves for selling me to this place. It was God who sent me here ahead of you to preserve your lives. Gen 45:4-5 There are times we go through things, and it’s like we seem to think like: “our ... »

Take Time Out to Speak the Word

Take Time Out to Speak the Word

How do rich men become rich? I was watching a documentary on Donald Trump. He is well known for his confidence. The researchers for the documentary traced the source of his confidence back to a church he attended when he was a kid, where Norman Vincent Peale was the pastor. He said in an interview that we would always listen to him and read his books back then. Later on, he was quoted as telling s... »

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