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For You…

“Rest in God alone, my soul, for my hope comes from Him. He alone is my rock and my salvation, my stronghold; I will not be shaken” (Psalm 62: 5&6).        Most people say they do not need encouragement from others when facing one challenge or the other. They argue that they are self-sufficient, self-assured and self-confident. Unfortunately, this is not true! Every person needs an assurance at one point or the other in order to climb to the next level. Take for instance in an office; a promotion letter is supposedly an assurance or a nod from the bosses that a person is doing well on the job and is being pushed to the next level. For another staff in that same office that feels he deserved it more; such a staff could feel discouraged and is propelled to work harder to prove to his superiors that he is good if not better than others or throws himself into a pool of depression. The assurances and affirmations of men can only get us thus far, but when we allow ourselves to

You Cannot Cheat God To Serve God

         The desire of Jesus Christ is to give as many as heed His voice and follow Him an abundant life. Not a life devoid of responsibilities – for that would be reckless and carnal; but a life that comes with responsibilities towards God and our fellow men. He reminded us that the hour of seeking and worshiping God in ignorance and foolishness has gone: “But an hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth. Yes, the Father wants such people to worship Him. God is Spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth” (John 4:23-24). Thus, we cannot afford to tweak the Scriptures to suit what we want or the message we seek to pass across. Because of self aggrandizement, Scriptures are watered down or misinterpreted; this will simply not do. We must understand that all we do in life is recorded and all will give account of it, without exception and without excuses! “Many will say to Me in that day, ‘Lord, Lord,