Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up — James 4:10 All Mighty God! We stand in reverent awe before you…our hands lifted up, our heads bowed down…our hearts feasting only on your goodness, mercy and grace! We have come to say “you alone art worthy”…we have to say…… Continue reading …that He may lift us up!
Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded — James 4:8 Often, too many of us find ourselves adrift and lost in the chaotic streams of life. We forget our high calling in the firstborn…we stoop to seek pleasure in…… Continue reading Don’t forget to rise up again
Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. James 4:7 Glory to God! We have a choice in the matter…we are not headless victims in this cosmic battle. Hallelujah! On the one hand, we have the power of choice to submit to God. The Father does not desire slaves,…… Continue reading this is something we can actually do!
But He gives more grace. Therefore He says: “God resists the proud, But gives grace to the humble.” – James 4:6 O Child of God! Remember in whose presence we stand. Breathe in His will, zeal and purpose. Stand in His Love. Walk in His Grace. Be covered by the cloak of humility. For we…… Continue reading The Giver of Grace
There is a posture that causes us to lean more into the ways of the world and be moved considerably by its attractions. This posture is the root cause of our asking amiss in prayer. For we do not see as we ought to. We do not comprehend like He wishes us to. We cannot…… Continue reading Nurturing unto maturity
James 4:2-3: You lust and do not have. You kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain. You fight and war. Yet you do not have because you do not ask. 3 You ask and do not receive, because you ask amiss, that you may spend it on your pleasure. See the self centred efforts of…… Continue reading Asking right…Asking better
How often have we seen the beautiful fellowship among brethren marred by the foul stench of discord, fights and contentions? We see this perhaps quite often… Bonds of agape submerged under the uninvited crashing waves of pride…the strained music of strife lifting its cacophony of melodies above the harmonious melody of love and fellowship in…… Continue reading We see this perhaps quite often