You Are as Sharp as the Company You Keep

Daily Devotional: Day 198 “As iron sharpens iron, so a man sharpens the countenance of his friend” (Proverbs 27:17, NKJV). You don’t get to choose your parents, siblings or relatives. But you get to choose who will be your friend. Some don’t think about this, but whenever you make a choice, you are revealing whoContinue reading “You Are as Sharp as the Company You Keep”

Regulate Your Feelings

Daily Devotional: Day 170 “A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards” (Proverbs 29:11, KJV). One of the most important victories in life is to conquer yourself. Yes, yourself. That means mastering and restraining your passions, feelings and thoughts. This is not cowardice. Neither is it about bottling upContinue reading “Regulate Your Feelings”

Not by Horse Power, But by God’s Power

Daily Devotional: Day 156 “The horse is prepared for the day of battle, but deliverance is of the Lord” (Proverbs 21:31). From ancient times until probably the early part of the 20th century, war horses were part of nearly every military unit. Wild horses were often captured, subdued and brought under strict training to make them ready for war. Well trained warContinue reading “Not by Horse Power, But by God’s Power”

“I Was Only Joking”

 Daily Devotional: Day 106 “Like a madman who throws firebrands, arrows, and death, is the man who deceives his neighbor, and says, “I was only joking!”’ (Proverbs 26:18-19, RSV). Words, words, words. Our words have a lot to do with our personal integrity and our spiritual authority. Being a good Father, God wants to train us to beContinue reading ““I Was Only Joking””

Rule Yourself

Daily Devotional: Day 60 “He that hath no rule over his own spirit is like a city that is broken down and without walls” (Proverbs 25:28, KJ21). Before you decide to rule over others, learn first to rule over your own spirit. The Lord has endowed you with enormous spiritual strength through your new birthContinue reading “Rule Yourself”