Satan comes IMMEDIATELY to steal the Word

The moment you hear the Word of God for yourself, you can either accept it or reject it as truth. The devil will come IMMEDIATELY to steal the Word of God from your life. Main Point I have found this to be true in my life.  The moment I hear the Word of God on […]

1 Peter 4:8 – Have FERVENT Love in Christ

This morning I was studying the book of 1 Peter and I came across 1 Peter 4:8 talking about fervent love. What does it mean to walk in fervent love? Today I want to break this scripture down and look at that word “fervent” in more detail.   This concept is very important because we see […]

Temptations the Devil uses in times of Testing

Today I want to break down a few temptations the devil will use to try to get us off track in times of testing and hardship.  In a previous post, we talked about the purpose of testing.  What is the purpose of Testing in the Wilderness? Basically, God tests us to determine if we are […]

Reasons you’re facing hardship as a Christian

In today’s blog post, I want to look at a few reasons why we might be facing hardship as a Christian.  This is a sister post to the blog post I published yesterday called 5 Deadly Sins of the Wilderness – THE WORD.  In this blog post I want to take a step back and […]

What is the purpose of Testing in the Wilderness?

Today, we are discussing the purpose for testing in the wilderness.  It’s really important to realize that God will never tempt us with evil, but He will test us. In this post, we will examine the life of Jesus.   Jesus was led “of the spirit” (Luke 4:1) into the wilderness to be tested. Now let’s […]

Examine your Heart in Times of Hardship

It’s important to examine your heart when times of hardship come.  There are two types of hardship that can hit us: hardship brought on by our disobedience and hardship from our obedience.  I, personally, have been really enjoying this study of hardship.  You don’t hear many people speaking about hardship in a way that doesn’t […]

What Love Is

What does it mean to love our brothers and sisters in Christ Jesus?  The definition of love – God’s love – institutes a giving and prosperous mentality.   32 He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things? Romans […]

5 Deadly Sins of the Wilderness

And we’re back with yet another blog post.  This time I want to talk about the 5 deadly sins that will keep you in the wilderness (aka the place of hardship) that you are going through right now.  Some Background There are two concepts that you really need to understand in order for this post […]

Return unto Me (in Tithes and Offerings) and I will return unto You

In Hebrews 13:5-6 and Deuteronomy 31:6-8 the Word of God tells us that God will never leave us nor forsake us, but in times of difficulty and hardship it can be difficult to remember this.   As I was studying Malachi last night, I came across verse 7 of chapter 3 that says, “Return unto me, […]

3 John 2: Even as your soul prospers

True prosperity comes only when our soul is prospering. It takes getting our mind thinking for the benefit of others before we ourselves can be prosperous and live in health. Our soul is our affections and will and must be surrendered completely to the Lord Jesus.  Our Text Beloved, I wish above all things that […]