A call to be a Christian is not essentially a call to live for Christ, but rather a call to let Christ live in you and manifest Himself through you. There is a great difference between striving to live for Christ and yielding yourself to Christ so that He may live in you and manifest Himself through you. Sadly, many believers today are primarily concerned about living for Christ and not letting Christ live in them and manifest His life through them…Read More
It takes taking up, putting on, and putting to use the whole armour of God for the believers to stand against the wiles or schemes of the devil, and to appropriate, enforce, defend, demonstrate or manifest the absolute victory that Jesus Christ has won for them and given to them through His death on the cross. One of the major causes of defeat that many believers are experiencing in their battles against the devil is their ignorance to discern…Read More
Negative emotions flow or emanate from self-centredness. Therefore, if you continue to allow self to reign in your life, your emotions will remain wild, unruly, violent, corrupt or negative. No one can overcome or control negative emotions without denying, forgetting, ignoring, or displeasing self. It is self that makes you feel sad, upset, bitter, or angry when you are taken for granted, despised, or not treated well.Read More
No man can gain victory over Satan through his own effort. However, the Lord Jesus Christ has won an absolute victory over Satan and his cohorts for all mankind through His death on the Cross and His resurrection from the dead. Therefore, you must wage your warfare with a mindset of an overcomer. The devil will always seek to confuse or deceive you into striving for victory in spiritual battles, but you must stand firm in the victory that Christ has won for you…Read More
You cannot be a disciple of Jesus if you are unwilling to accept Jesus without any reservation as your Lord, Master and king. Following Jesus implies embracing and adopting completely Jesus’ values, beliefs, ideas, principles, goals, visions, lifestyle and teaching. It is quite possible to believe, accept, receive and confess Jesus Christ as your Saviour, Healer, Deliverer, Protector or Provider, but not embrace and submit to Him as your Lord, Master or Leader.Read More
Discipleship is not a programme but an intimate relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ. Discipleship is not attending and graduating from a Theological Seminary, Bible College or Leadership Class.
Discipleship certainly involves studying or learning from God’s Word, but mere acquisition of mental or intellectual knowledge about Jesus Christ does not make anyone a disciple of Christ…