Be Yourself!

Don’t stress yourself out trying to be another person. You cannot! Every attempt to live another person’s life causes heartache. Why put yourself through the mystery of living another life that is not yours? In the short run, you feel all the inadequacies, and in the long run, there is a lifetime of emptiness. Free… Continue reading Be Yourself!

The life of man on earth 8.0 (shame and pain)

The man, Job, experiences shame, pain, and disgrace in the aftermath of the calamities that came upon him and his family. Of course, he was unhappy, and he despairs for his life. Many of us are sad today due to reasons we can or cannot explain. We all encounter difficulties and challenges daily. Job vexed… Continue reading The life of man on earth 8.0 (shame and pain)

The life of man on earth 7.0 (the visit)

I have been writing about the life of man on earth. It is a series that delves into the life of Job. Today, I continue with Job’s friends’ visit. Job’s friends came to visit him after his calamities, and they were surprised at how they found him. He was their friend, and of course, was… Continue reading The life of man on earth 7.0 (the visit)

Prayer lines with backup Word (excerpt from Prayer Snippets)

Thanksgiving373. Thank you, Lord, for peace and calmness in my life and family. Ephesians 5:19-21 Family385. Lord, help me to be able to forgive my spouse in Jesus name. Ephesians 5:22-33 Success393. I receive the power to go forth and prosper in Jesus name. Ephesians 6:10 396. The schemes of the devil will not overcome… Continue reading Prayer lines with backup Word (excerpt from Prayer Snippets)

The life of man on earth 6.0 (the discouragement)

Some people barely live their life, and many are almost giving up on life.  Trust me, I am right there with you, but Job was much more right there with you. Job experienced the most bizarre situation in life when he lost everything in a day. Everything! Job’s wife told him to “curse God and… Continue reading The life of man on earth 6.0 (the discouragement)

Prayer Snippets for today (excerpt from Prayer Snippets)

Purposeful-Living185. I pray that I will not become my own problem in Jesus name. Galatians 2:18 Purposeful-Living189. I pray that I will not frustrate the grace of God in my life. Galatians 2:21 Purposeful-Living190. Do not be tired or weary of my life oh Lord Jesus. Galatians 2:21 Deliverance194. Oh Lord, deliver me from every… Continue reading Prayer Snippets for today (excerpt from Prayer Snippets)

Trust in man or trust in God

First, talk to God, then to any man about your challenges (and that is if you need to). Often, we want to help others, but we are incapable because we lack the ability or the means to help. However, God can do all things. “I am the LORD, the God of all the peoples of… Continue reading Trust in man or trust in God

The life of man on earth 5.0 (the real enemy)

The devil is real. Evil people exist, and terrible things do happen. Good people often suffer. Many innocent people are in prison and jail for wrongful accusations. In fact, good people suffer for being good. Imagine that!Job suffered for being a righteous man in his time. The devil falsely and intentionally accused job. Satan replied… Continue reading The life of man on earth 5.0 (the real enemy)

The life of man on earth 4.0 (why terrible things happen to good people)

Good people live in the same world that evil/bad people live. In my last post, I gave three causes of wickedness. They are sin, Satan, and evil people. When God was about to punish Sodom and Gomorrah, he spared no one. The only reason he spared Lot and his family was Abraham’s intercession. The LORD… Continue reading The life of man on earth 4.0 (why terrible things happen to good people)

The life of man on earth 3.0 (the wrecking machine)

Although we established that God is good and does not cause terrible things to occur, he often allows them to happen. If you read my last post in isolation without my introduction or following up with me on the subsequent posts, you might get confused. Job did nothing wrong, but it was the devil who… Continue reading The life of man on earth 3.0 (the wrecking machine)