The Spirit Filled Life

Philippians 4:8 (NET) Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is worthy of respect, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if something is excellent or praiseworthy, think about these things. After Olamide was filled with the Holy Spirit with the evidence of speaking in tongues, she felt so […]

Baptism and the Conscience

Acts 2:38-39 (NET) Peter said to them, “Repent, and each one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. After Olamide accepted that all her sins had been forgiven and the deep-rooted guilt in her heart was […]

The Spirit and Character of Christ 2

Romans 8:9 (NET) You, however, are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God lives in you. Now if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, this person does not belong to him. After Zoe believed in the Lord and was baptized in the Holy Spirit, she was […]

Don’t Live Like Them

Ephesians 4:17 (KJV) This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye henceforth walk not as other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind. We were told first how to walk in verse 1, and now we are told in this verse how not to walk. We are to stop walking “as […]

Doers of the Word 2

James 1:22 (KJV) But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. Sandra did not know that she had been deceiving herself because she felt that because she could still speak in tongues, all was well. Also, she was a very faithful tither. The day she found out she […]

Doers of the Word

James 1:22 (KJV) But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. Sandra was in church for every meeting. She kept coming to hear the word of God because she believed she was a believer who was on her way to heaven. The problem was that she was not […]

The Ministry Gifts

Ephesians 4:11, 12. (KJV) And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers. For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ. The “He” that gave the gifts is the Lord Jesus, the one who descended, ascended, […]

Because You Have Kept My Admonition

Revelation 3:10 (NET) Because you have kept my admonition to endure steadfastly, I will also keep you from the hour of testing that is about to come on the whole world to test those who live on the earth. As Femi started to seek the Lord in prayer and fasting for the year, one of […]

Forbearing One Another in Love

Ephesians 4:2 (KJV) With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love. “Meekness” is a “teachable attitude.” A meek person is not a doormat or a weak person but someone who has a teachable spirit. James tells us to “receive with meekness the engrafted word” (James 1:21). In Matthew 5:5 Jesus says […]

Look! An Open Door

Revelation 3:7-9 (NET) 7 “To the angel of the church in Philadelphia write the following: “This is the solemn pronouncement of the Holy One, the True One, who holds the key of David, who opens doors no one can shut, and shuts doors no one can open: 8 ‘I know your deeds. (Look! I have […]