Dr. David Jeremiah, is the Pastor of Shadow Mountain Community Church located El Cajon, California, San Diego County. He is also the founder of Turning Point Radio and Television Ministries. Plus he has authored several Christian books.
Refresh your commitment today to test everything by the Word of God. The surest defense against spiritual deception is knowledge of spiritual truth.
The truth is: We serve a generous God. He delights in giving us opportunities beyond our capabilities. He has promised to equip us, and remain with us through each bend in the road.
God created the heavens and the earth to reveal His glory. Don’t allow creation to eclipse and steal the worship God desires and deserves.
Throughout Jesus’ ministry, He took time away from the crowds and even His disciples to pray by Himself. Jesus modeled the importance of not only serving God with our actions but of being still and drawing close to God to renew our souls.
As you read the Word of God today, read it with expectancy and anticipation for the changes it will make in you.
Our fleshly nature tempts us to put ourselves above others or seek a position or place for ourselves instead of allowing others to have it.
When we share Christ, the Truth behind our transformation, we are offering people an opportunity to be transformed.
People crave encouragement, and sometimes the greatest encouragement is the writing of words that endure. Perhaps you can pen a note of affirmation and approval to someone today.
God appeared to His people in the Old Testament and dwelt with His people in the New – and now abides in us by His Spirit.
The greatest encouragement is conveyed in prayer.
Every time we deny ourselves in order to serve someone else, we grow in Christ.
A journal is a great way to keep track of what happens daily in your walk with God and to record your prayers and thoughts.
The true celebration of Christmas is when we ponder afresh the grace of God who became human, entered history through a virgin’s womb, and brought redemption to the world.
We can embrace change by knowing we serve an unchanging God.
If you’re unhappy with another person’s behavior, pray about it and be honest and open in dealing with it in the right kind of way.
No circumstance, person, or difficulty can stop the plans and the promises of God.
The Lord’s Prayer reminds us that God longs for His people to
communicate with Him, not just in church on Sunday, but wherever
we are and whatever our need.
God is faithful and true. Confess your inability and His ability, and keep your eyes on Him.
We can still turn the world upside down. We can be living torches for Christ today.
If you feel so lonely you could cry, take the focus off yourself. Think of how much God loves you, and find another person whom you can serve today.
Everyone we meet is a hero waiting to happen. When Jesus saw people, He envisioned their potential. No respecter of persons, He associated with people from all walks of life.
No one is saved by good works (Ephesians 2:8-9), but every Christian has been saved for good works (verse 10).
Picking up our Bibles, we should give God our full attention, withhold our opinion until we understand what He is saying, listen without interrupting, and respond with understanding and obedience.
Names can be a doorway into knowing who a person is, and that is certainly true of God. A study of His names is a study of who He is and will be for you.
If you are at a hard place in life, hesitant to ask for help, God invites you to ask Him so He can meet your need.
Worship is God’s way of giving us an opportunity to shift our focus from our own concerns, problems, and circumstances to the way things are in heaven.
We are sometimes tempted to believe the lie that God does not love us. Thankfully the Bible is filled with evidence that this is not true.
God is unlimited and infinite with respect to time; He is eternal. God is unlimited and unaffected by space; He is present everywhere at the same time.
The universe is filled with the evidence of God’s greatness. In awesome wonder we can consider the worlds He has made.
But it’s God who gives us the ability to do things, even to gain wealth; and we must remember that what we do is only successful when we do it — His Way.
The Lord Jesus Christ is in a class all by Himself; there are no competitors, no rivals; He is unique. He is Lord of all. He is King of kings, Lord of lords, the image of the invisible God. He is Alpha and Omega, the First and the Last, the Preeminent One.
God is no further from you on your worst day than He is on your best day. Just open your heart to receive Him and His love.
There is nothing God doesn’t know about your life. You may know the past and present, but God also knows the future. Choose today to walk securely – not in what you know, but in what you believe.
We can be encouraged knowing that our daily actions and words are declaring Christ to the world.
Don’t wait until the moment of crisis. Plan ahead, hide God’s Word in your heart, and pray in advance for victory, holiness, and a life pleasing to God.
When we feel that old spirit of complaining start to bubble up in our hearts, we need to remind ourselves to take time to thank God for His blessings.
If we don’t take inventory every once in a while and give thanks to God for the great things He has done for us, we get totally out of perspective.
On the third day after Jesus’ own death, He came out of the grave to give the world a sign it cannot deny. For a man to predict His own death and resurrection was something only God could do.
But evil has been around since the Garden of Eden, and God’s plan for victory was designed before the world began. The Bible tells us to fear no evil.
If you’re anxious about the state of the world, that’s understandable. But trade your anxiety for the blessing of hearing the words of Scripture, keeping them in faith and obedience, and remembering the time is near.
If you need counsel, start with the One who is both Counselor and King – the One who is the source of both wisdom and power.
God cares about you and your needs. Bring them to Him in a spirit of worship and thanksgiving, knowing that He is mindful of your place in His creation.
Though it may seem overdue, righteousness is always rewarded. Don’t be impatient with God. He’ll never forget to reward your efforts for Him.
God has given us the gift of faith that we can take what’s unseen and make it part of who we are.
Scripture suggests that meditating on the Word of God can have an always-on effect of peace and strength in difficult times.
When culture changes around us, God’s standard of living does not. Even when we’re engulfed by evil, the eyes of the Lord range to and fro throughout all the earth to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to Him.
There’s only one thing to do with God’s offer of the gift of salvation: Say “thank you” and embrace it.