Be Inspired and Fired with Desire to Win

Philippians 3:14  “I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.” In this passage Paul's testimony reaches its crescendo with his insatiable desire for the goal and the prize God has called him for. His language shows that for him, Christ was at once, both his goal and …

Leave a Living Legacy

Psalm 102:28 “The children of your servants will live in your presence; their descendants will be established before you.” Here the Psalmist places his confidence in the eternal God who lives forever; being fully assured that He alone can be trusted to keep watch over the future generations he has prayed for.  He leaves the …

Live on the Facts of God’s Unchanging Word

Matthew 4:4  “It is written: Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.” In the passage before us Jesus being led by the Spirit into the desert to be tested, here encounters the devil himself. Twice Jesus is confronted with a challenge to his identity …

Confidently Committed to Prayer

Colossians 4:2 “Devote yourselves to prayer, keeping alert in it with an attitude of thanksgiving;” E. M. Bounds wrote "Prayer unites with God’s purposes and lays itself out to secure those purposes." We can see from our passage that Paul believed in the synergy between prayer and the purpose of God. He was a great believer …