CHARACTER TRAIT

READ: Psalm 15:1-5 “My son, fear thou the Lord and the king: and meddle not with them that are given to change” – Proverbs 24:21 Today, we want to examine one common factor that leads a person to disloyalty. This is what I call an erratic personality or character. Some people have a disposition to make … More CHARACTER TRAIT

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TEMPTATION

READ: Luke 8:4-15 “…and these have no root, which for a while believe, and in time of temptation fall away“. –Luke 8:13 The Parable of the Sower gives various reasons why some of the seeds could not grow. Some seeds could not grow because they fell on rocky soil. Jesus explained that these are the … More TEMPTATION

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COMPLIANCE

READ: John 14:8-14 “…Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams.” –1 Samuel 15:22 We were not created so that we would just be “good” people.We were created to do certain good works. These good works were ordained by God. In other words, God has already determined the … More COMPLIANCE

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EXCUSES

READ: Luke 14:16-24 “…Go out into the highways and hedges, and compel [anagkazo] them to come in, that my house may be filled.” – Luke 14:23 I believe the story in Luke 14 is symbolic of the Lord Jesus sending us out to invite people to Him. It is also symbolic of pastors sending out their … More EXCUSES

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KINGDOM BUSINESS

READ: 1 Timothy 4:12-16 “But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.” – Matthew 6:33 God wants the first part of everyone’s life. The first part of our lives is the season of productivity. It is the period in which people abound in faith, … More KINGDOM BUSINESS

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MATURITY

READ: Hebrews 5:12-14 “For every one that useth milk is unskilful in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe. But strong meat belongeth to them that are of full age…” Hebrews 5:13-14 The Bible calls new converts spiritual babies. They are not born spiritual giants or spiritual adults! It is therefore important that … More MATURITY

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EMOTIONS

READ: Ezra 3:10-13 “Jesus wept. Then said the Jews, Behold how he loved him!” – John 11:35,36 People are attracted to people who show emotion. Don’t be afraid of showing emotion. People will gather around you and listen to what you have to say because you are real. There is no need to live in pretense … More EMOTIONS

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SELF-RUIN

READ: Mark 5:1-15 “And always, night and day, he was in the mountains, and in the tombs, crying, and cutting himself with stones.” – Mark 5:5 The madman of Gadara, fully under the influence of Satan, cut himself with stones. This is a very important manifestation of the presence of Satan. There are many satanic and … More SELF-RUIN

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