Rebuild Your Integrity

‘If I have cheated anybody out of anything, I will pay back.’ Luke 19:8 NIV Zacchaeus got rich by taking more taxes from people than his Roman masters demanded, and pocketing the difference. But after he met Jesus, he said, ‘If I have cheated people on their taxes, I...

What’s Distracting You?

‘Don’t get sidetracked.’ Proverbs 4:27 NLT Many of us fail, not because we aren’t talented, determined, or passionate, but because we get ‘sidetracked’. God told the prophet Habakkuk, ‘Write down the revelation and make it plain on tablets so that a herald may run...

Turn to God—He will not disappoint you

‘I called on the Lord in distress; the Lord answered me.’ Psalm 118:5 NKJV At age 26, Thomas started a publishing company and founded the National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses in America. He worked with some of the greatest singers in the history of Gospel...

Pray With Confidence

‘This is the confidence we have in approaching God.’ 1 John 5:14 NIV Sometimes we pray ‘Just’ prayers. We say, ‘Lord, we just ask you to protect us, or provide for us… If you’d just help us in this situation, we’d be so thankful.’ It’s as if we are saying, ‘Lord, I...

Learning The Hard Way (4)

‘The hair of his head began to grow again.’ Judges 16:22 NKJV With regard to Samson, the Bible tells us, ‘The hair of his head began to grow again.’ The process of renewal was starting. Samson repented, God gave him back his strength, and he ended his life with an act...

Learning The Hard Way (3)

‘The child shall be a Nazirite to God from the womb to the day of his death.’ Judges 13:7 NKJV You’re asking for trouble when you refuse to take God seriously. The angel who announced Samson’s birth said he was to ‘be a Nazirite’, indicating that he was to be...