How to Defeat the Fiery Red Dragon (satan)

And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, and they did not love their lives to the death. (Revelation 12:11 NKJV) The Apostle John, once one of the youngest of Jesus’ disciples, now having outlived them all, had been banished to the Isle of Patmos for his ongoing proclamation that Jesus was the Messiah. While on that island, which on clear days would allow him to see his homeland of Ephesus in the distance, Jesus revealed Himself to John in unique and powerful… Read More

The Pathway to Your Destiny

Until the time that his word came to pass, The word of the Lord tested him. (Psalms 105:19 NKJV) Like a painter choosing to use a broad brush with wide, sweeping motions to cover his canvas, the writer of Psalm 105 tells Israel’s history in just a few verses, recapping what took Moses several entire books to tell in detail. Still, he includes a statement about a particular man named Joseph. Joseph was a young dreamer, the favorite son of his father, Jacob (whose name God changed to Israel). Joseph had received… Read More

A Journey Toward Freedom

Jesus said to the people who believed in him, “You are truly my disciples if you remain faithful to my teachings. And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” (John 8:31, 32 NLT) Jesus spoke to different people in different ways. He spoke gently to the woman caught in adultery (although never condoning her sin), but He spoke harshly to those whose pride caused them to condemn her. In the midst of that exchange, Jesus made this statement: “If you desire to fully follow Me, you must… Read More

A Courageous Leader

The king took his place of authority beside the pillar and renewed the covenant in the Lord’s presence. He pledged to obey the Lord by keeping all his commands, laws, and decrees with all his heart and soul. He promised to obey all the terms of the covenant that were written in the scroll. (2 Chronicles 34:31 NLT) Despite the fact that he became king when he was only eight years old, Josiah was an incredibly influential leader. He confronted the idolatry of the nation by destroying the high places of idol… Read More