Jesus paid the full price for your sin: Ask yourself this question am I worth the price that was paid?


Some of the governor’s soldiers took Jesus into their headquarters and called out the entire regiment. They stripped him and put a scarlet robe on him. They wove thorn branches into a crown and put it on his head, and they placed a reed stick in his right hand as a scepter. Then they knelt before him in mockery and taunted, “Hail! King of the Jews!” And they spit on him and grabbed the stick and struck him on the head with it. When they were finally tired of mocking him, they took off the robe and put his own clothes on him again. Then they led him away to be crucified. (Matthew 27:27-31 NLT)

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“Husbands must win their wives’ submission by making themselves worthy of it.


“Husbands must win their wives’ submission by making themselves worthy of it.

“Just as Paul compares the husband to Christ, he compares the wife to the Church. Wives are to submit to their husbands as the Church submits to Christ. At the same time, husbands are to love their wives as Christ loved the Church. The two are reciprocal actions: As the husband loves his wife sacrificially, his wife submits to him.
Husbands must win their wives’ submission by making themselves worthy of it. They do this by learning to love their wives in the way that Christ loves His Church. How does Christ love His Church? How does He draw His people to Him so that they submit to Him? “Jesus wins us by wooing us. First He reveals Himself to us in some way and captures our heart with His love. Then He gently draws us to Himself: “I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with loving-kindness” (Jer. 31:3b). He extends an open invitation for us to come to Him, be forgiven of our sins, and receive the gift of everlasting life. Once we understand how much He loves us and how much He has done for us, we realize that we would be crazy not to follow Him. That’s when, in response to His gentle drawing, we decide of our own free will to come to Him.
Submitting ourselves to Christ is our choice. He never pushes His way in. Jesus never twists our arm or pressures us in any other way. He simply says, “Here I am. “Come to Me.” Submission is never forced from without. Submission is freely chosen and willingly given. Once we submit ourselves to Jesus, He becomes the center of our life. He has wooed us so well and we love Him so much that we are ready to go anywhere and do anything for Him.
In the same way, a husband should woo his wife. Always hold her in highest honor and regard her with utmost respect as a person. Cover her with prayer and protect her. Treat her with kindness, consideration, and compassion. Don’t be afraid to show tender affection. Remember to do little acts of thoughtfulness. Buy her flowers. Take her to dinner at a fine restaurant. Surprise her with a weekend getaway just for two. In words, in deeds, and in every other way possible, let her know that she is loved, valued, and regarded above all others.

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Word for today: “Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your hearts desire; the other is to get it.”—George Bernard Shaw”


Word for today: “Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your hearts desire; the other is to get it.”—George Bernard Shaw”

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Living beyond your means: Living like the Joneses have me stuck in a crisis


Living beyond your means: Living like the Joneses have me stuck in a crisis

“In a time of crisis—or any time, for that matter—you should not live beyond your ability to pay your bills and to maintain what you have acquired. This is simple common sense. Too often, however, it seems that simple common sense is a rare commodity. It is a matter of needs versus wants again.
Check your bank account. Take a look into your wallet. Add up those bills. Is your income ahead of your spending? Or is your spending ahead of your income? Are “you using credit too much?
Living within your means—what a foreign concept to some of us! We operate out of skewed thinking. To be honest, we are “living within our wants” most of the time. And we wonder why we are in trouble. As the months go by, we become magnets for crisis, and our personal crisis cannot be blamed on anybody but ourselves.
Live within your means. Make a decision to do so. Tell somebody else about it. Become accountable to follow through on what you have decided. Ask for advice if you need to. Far better to lose a little pride than to lose your shirt.
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World in need of leadership: for the spiritual mature only.


World in need of leadership: for the spiritual mature only.

“Ninety percent of all the national and international problems facing our world today are the result either of government or religion. This includes global hunger, health epidemics, wars, terrorism, racial and ethnic conflicts, segregation, nuclear tension, and economic uncertainty.
Throughout history, man’s greatest challenge has been to learn how to live in peace with himself and his neighbors. Whether it is the continent of Africa, Old “Europe, Norsemen of England, the Mongols of Asia, Indians of North and South America, or the Eskimos of Iceland, tribal warfare, racial and ethnic conflicts, and full-scale war have been the human story. In all of these social and cultural expressions of humanity, the one thing that has always evolved was some kind of authority structure, a form of leadership or government mechanism to establish and maintain social order. “The Fall of man was not the loss of heaven but rather the loss of the Kingdom government of heaven on earth. Any honest human taking a serious look at the conditions of our planet would have to conclude that earth is in need of a new, or in this case, an alternative form of government. The spiritual, social, economic, physical, environmental, and cultural conditions of our earth demand a government that is superior to any we have yet invented. Perhaps the answer to man’s need for an effective and just government is found in the first official words of Jesus Christ two thousand years ago as He announced His primary mission and commented on the human condition:
From that time on Jesus began to preach, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is near” (Matthew 4:17).

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“The greatest tragedy in life is not death but life without a purpose


“The greatest tragedy in life is not death but life without a purpose

“The greatest tragedy in life is not death but life without a purpose—life with the wrong priorities. Life’s greatest challenge is in knowing what to do. The greatest mistake in life is to be busy but not effective. Life’s greatest failure is to be successful in the wrong assignment. Success in life is measured by the effective use of one’s time.
Time is the true measure of life. In fact, time is the currency of life. How you spend your time determines the quality of your life and death. You become whatever you buy with your time. Always be aware that everything and everyone around you is vying for your time. Your time is important because your time is your life. And the key to effective use of your time is establishing correct priorities. First things first!
When your priorities are correct, you preserve and protect your life. Correct priority is the principle of progress because when you establish your priority according to your purpose and goals then your “progress is guaranteed. Correct priority protects your time. When you set the right priorities, then you use your time for intentional purposes; your time is not abused or wasted. Correct priority protects your energy. Correct priority protects your talents and gifts. Correct priority protects your decisions. Correct priority protects your discipline. Correct priority simplifies your life.
Failure to establish correct priority causes you to waste your two most important commodities: your time and your energy. When your priorities are not correct, you will find yourself busy with the wrong things, majoring on the minor, doing the unnecessary, or becoming preoccupied with the unimportant. Incorrect priorities in your life will cause you to invest in the less valuable, engage in ineffective activity, and abuse your gifts and talents. Ultimately, it will cause you to forfeit purpose, which results in failure. By Myles Munroe

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Something to think about: This blog will challenge your thinking and revolutionize your way of living.


Something to think about: This blog will challenge your thinking and revolutionize your way of living.

“If you believe that others hold the key to your success and fulfillment, then you will live to please them and to fulfill their expectations. “True freedom and fulfillment are possible only as you discover and understand your personal purpose. “You must accept the fact that there is something you were born to do that no one else can do with your particular satisfaction or expertise. This assignment is God’s purpose for your life. Because He promises that His purposes will prevail, you and your nation do not need to compromise or sacrifice your values, convictions, morals, or standards to achieve this vision. Your purpose is His vision. Therefore, He will make the necessary provisions for you to accomplish that vision. “therefore, encourage you to declare independence from the expectations and the opinions of others. Defy their standards of success and refuse to imprison your identity within the lifestyle or the preferences of another. Decide today to be yourself so you can maximize your potential and fulfill your purpose. Remember, your purpose is that dream, vision, deep desire, or lifelong idea that you hunger to accomplish. Obey God and keep His commandments. Please Him and complete your assignment. Only then will you find true success, for the fulfillment of purpose is God’s measure of success.

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“If you don’t find your God-given purpose, satan will supply one for you.”


“If you don’t find your God-given purpose, satan will supply one for you.”

“God needs you to accept and agree with His will for your life. He also needs you to commit yourself entirely into His keeping without taking your life “back now and then when you question what He is doing or where He is going. Only then can you avoid the perils or pitfalls of known purpose that would sidetrack your pursuit of purpose. His plans and purposes will prevail no matter how long it takes Him to achieve them, but He will not override your resistance or excuse your disobedience. He cannot make you successful until you allow Him to undo and redo the results and the motives of your sinful inclinations and to clarify and realign your distorted perceptions. “The key to purposeful living is to take to heart the truth of Jesus’ words—“Apart from Me you can do nothing” (John 15:5)—and to commit your life to pursuing purpose with a passion. Then you will know victory over the peril of ignorance and the pitfalls of known purpose, and you will experience the freedom to be a successful, happy, productive child of God.

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