God’s Master Plan

God’s Master Plan

God is at work in the middle of your setback or hardship. James 1:2-4 says, “rejoice when problems come our way (that’s so unnatural) but we need to trust God and take His Word.” Problems develop our patience and character. We learn to trust in God because He will do what is best for us. Know that God will never […]

God’s Patience with Us

God’s Patience with Us

God is so patient with us but let us not mistake his long patience as approval for our sins. Roman 2:4 says “Or do you show contempt for the riches of his kindness, tolerance and patience, not realizing that God’s kindness leads you towards repentance.” Because God is so loving , He holds back his judgment giving people time to […]

Patience in Achieving your Goals

Patience in Achieving your Goals

Patience – Jacob worked 14 years so he could marry Rachel. Our most important goals and desires are worth working and waiting for. Hollywood has created the illusion that we just have to wait a short while to get our problems solved or to get what we want. This is not true in real life. Patience is hardest when we […]

Stressed? Depend on God

Stressed? Depend on God

In times of surmounting stress, depend on God. Our dependence requires complete commitment. Psalm 31:1-2 says, “In you, Lord, I have taken refuge; let me never be put to shame; deliver me in your righteousness. Turn your ear to me, come quickly to my rescue; be my rock of refuge, a strong fortress to save me.” Psalm 31:6 says “into your […]

How to Treat the Elderly

How to Treat the Elderly

We Filipinos know how to value and treat our old folks with honor and respect. It has been ingrained in us. We do the “mano po” when we greet our parents and grandparents. 1 Timothy 5:1-2 says “Do not rebuke an older man harshly but exhort him as if he were your father. Treat younger men as brothers, older women […]

First things first!

First things first!

Time is valuable. Colossians 3:23 says that “Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men…” Taking 1st things 1st often reduces the most complex human problem to a manageable proportion. – Dwight Eisenhower

How much do you love the Word?

How much do you love the Word?

Psalm 119:97-98 and 103-105 says “Oh, how I love your law! I meditate on it all day long.  Your commands are always with me and make me wiser than my enemies. How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth!
 I gain understanding from your precepts; Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a […]

What can Defeat do to You?

What can Defeat do to You?

Defeat does something to your character. Defeat is not the worst thing that can happen to you. When you don’t even try because of the fear of defeat, then that is true failure! Joshua 1:9 says “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”

Who is God to You?

Who is God to You?

Have you honestly asked yourself,  “who is God to you?” Your life depends on how you see God in your life. If you make Him your #1 priority, He promises you a place in His eternal Kingdom. While you’re waiting here on earth, he showers you with every blessing that your mind cannot fathom! John 14:6 says about Jesus, “I […]

Where is your Security?

Where is your Security?

Security is such a big issue these days and will continue to be in the years to come. Crimes continue to rise. It seems that thieves, criminals, and stalkers get smarter and more creative in their lawless deeds. Hiring bodyguards or having your private security may come at an outrageous price. But then, do you know that the very BEST, […]

How does one go farther?

How does one go farther?

Have you ever asked yourself how one grows, get better, or go farther ? My basketball coach would always say that when you reach your limit and can’t take another step, take one more and mark that spot. Next time, you already know until where you can reach. When you’re exhausted and can’t go any further, go one more step […]

The value of working hard

The value of working hard

Proverbs 10:4 says “Lazy hands make for poverty, but diligent hands bring wealth.” Working hard and doing our best is not just valuable for our employer but also good for you. The value that we place on work strongly influences the outcome of our lives. Have a God-blessed and fruitful day!

Do Not Decide in Haste

Do Not Decide in Haste

Someone once said that half of life’s troubles can be traced back from hasty decisions. There are times when we say yes too quickly. Has this ever happened to you? Never make any decision when you’re at “HALT” – when you are Hungry, Angry, Lonely or Tired. You are not longer logically sound in your thinking in those conditions. Proverbs […]

Living Your New Life

Living Your New Life

One of my favorite verses: 2 Corinthians 5:17 “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!” Remember that you are “brand new.” The new life God gives you is not an addendum to your old life. It’s not a footnote to remind you of a significant event or decision […]

Choices

Choices

Most of us experience times when we feel torn between the demands of life and the clock -the times when we have to make hard “choices.” These are also the moments when we look back at the times we made choices and how those choices affect us today. If we made unwise decisions in the past, let us not linger and […]