Is fear contaminating your faith? Ask yourself these questions: Do you worry about the safety of your children each time they walk out the door? Do you find yourself pacing if your spouse is 15 minutes late for dinner? Do you get stressed every time newscasters are proclaiming doom and gloom for the economic markets? Do you fear each time a storm comes through your state? If so, then it’s time for you to take a stand against worry. Here are 10 scriptures to help you stand strong against worry...

by School Of Life on 24 March 2018

One of the devil’s favorite pastimes is telling believers how big their problems are. He does it all the time. It seems he’s always trying to discourage us about one thing or another. But next time he tries it on you, here’s a thought that will encourage you: The devil is actually the one with the problem! What’s Wrong With the Devil Anyway? He has a problem that’s not only massive, unlike the temporary difficulties you may be facing, his is permanent and getting worse every day. Just...

by School Of Life on 24 March 2018

Today, the idea of aging gracefully seems lost. In our society, emphasis is repeatedly placed on remaining young, but if you are entering your “golden years,” you know the value of growing older. You hold the unique position of being able to train the next generation of believers to love, endure, worship and encourage. You have the opportunity to reflect the heart of the psalmist who said, “Now that I am old and gray, do not abandon me, O God. Let me proclaim your power to this new generation,...

by School Of Life on 23 March 2018

God expects us to lay hold of what belongs to us, but we have an enemy who lies to us and tries to stop us from receiving God’s biggest blessings. He sets up roadblocks in an effort to keep us from receiving from God. Jerry Savelle calls them “blessing blockers.” Many of these obstacles to God’s best in our lives fall under the category described in Mark 7:13: The tradition of men makes the Word of God of no effect. Traditions are demonic error-really lies-to keep the Church in the dark....

by School Of Life on 23 March 2018

Are you ready for a whole new life in Christ? Are you prepared to stop living under circumstances and begin living above them? That’s what is available to you as a believer. Whether you are new to the Christian faith or new to living by faith, your covenant rights as a believer allow you to live a whole new life in Christ. The life you left behind when you became a Spirit-led, Bible-believing, faith-filled Christian is gone. Romans 8:1-2 describes this change like this: “So now there is no...

by School Of Life on 23 March 2018

Do you know your rights? As a child of God, you have legal spiritual rights, but you have to know what they are to exercise them! If you are a citizen of the United States, you have certain rights, which are outlined in the Constitution and called “The Bill of Rights.” As long as you obey the laws of the land, you are in right-standing with the United States government. The same thing is true with God: As a believer, you are a citizen of the kingdom of God, and you have a right to everything...

by School Of Life on 23 March 2018

Do you have bulldog faith? You can! Learn the 5 characteristics of bulldog faith and start pursuing what belongs to you today! Bulldogs have a reputation. Sure, they have cute wrinkles on their foreheads, but it isn’t their appearance that draws the most attention. Bulldogs are a breed of remarkable ferocity, courage and tenacity of grip. They are stubbornly aggressive, persistent and determined. If something that belongs to you gets in a bulldog’s mouth—don’t plan on getting it back!...

by School Of Life on 23 March 2018

If you need a move of God in your life, don’t let unbelief get in the way! There are three ways to overcome unbelief you can put into practice today. If you need a move of God in your life today, and it hasn’t come to pass, one thing could be stopping it. Maybe you’ve been needing healing in your body for a long time, or you’re facing a financial challenge so big, you don’t know how you’ll overcome it. You’ve likely prayed about your situation again and again, but the passage of...

by School Of Life on 23 March 2018

You have a direct line to God. Did you know that? What an exciting thought! In fact, the easiest way to know what God wants for you is simply to ask Him. You probably already pray daily, but did you know that you can take steps to develop an even deeper prayer life? In doing so, you also find a deeper peace and connection with your heavenly Father? James 4:8 says that we can “come close to God, and God will come close to [us].” It really is that easy. God desires a close relationship with...

by School Of Life on 23 March 2018

Gift-giving is without a doubt a celebrated tradition during the holiday season and on special occasions throughout the year. Billions of dollars in gifts like books, art, clothing, toys, gadgets, cookware and jewelry are exchanged around the globe. But like any earthly possession, these gifts don’t last. By the next holiday, the clothes are worn, the toys are broken, the perfume is used up, and the pots and pans are scratched. Sooner or later, every gift is destined for the dumpster or donation...

by School Of Life on 20 March 2018