The bible is clear. Pride goes before destruction.
Pride acts as a barrier between you and God, between your will and His will.
Pride can lead to stubbornness.
In the book of Proverbs God gives a list of things He hates, and the first one on
God in His sovereignty may allow us to experience adversity in order to
accomplish some Kingdom purpose or to prove an eternal truth in His chosen
time. (John 9:1-3)
What was the basis of her faith?
She wasn\u2019t bitter that she had been enslaved by the Syrians.
She wasn\u2019t overawed by the boss and his wife.
She desired his health, not his harm. (Matt. 5:43-48)
Namaan and his wife listened to her
To draw us into a closer more intimate relationship with Him.
To demonstrate the divine nature and power of Jesus (John 9:1-6)
As an opportunity to demonstrate His power and love for us through healing.
John 16:23-24 \u201cI say to you, whatever you ask the Father in my name He will
give you. Until now you have asked nothing in My name. Ask, and you will
receive, that your joy may be full.\u201d
Remember that God told Moses, "See now that I myself am He!
There is no god besides me. I put to death and I bring to life, I have
wounded and I will heal and no-one can deliver out of my hand."
(Deut. 32:29) and \u201cI will have mercy on whom I will have mercy,
and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion.
God sometimes confounds our expectations
Faith, not always reason, must satisfy us.
Once we really decide to listen to and trust God He will totally
There is a natural occurring of disease caused by either sinful habits or sinful
lifestyles. Cirrhosis of the liver is often caused by alcohol consumption, whereas
hardening of the arteries result from gluttony. Smoking can cause lung and
vascular problems leading to sickness and death. There are also sexually
transmitted diseases such as AIDS and different forms of venereal diseases that
are the results of sinful lifestyles.
"I am certain that I was infected by having unprotected sex with a woman
who has the virus. The problem is that I can\u2019t pinpoint the time, the place
of the woman. It\u2019s a matter of numbers. Before I was married, I truly lived
the bachelor\u2019s life... as I traveled around National Basketball Association
cities, I was never at a loss for female companionship... I confess that after
I arrived in Los Angeles, in 1979, I did my best to accommodate as many
women as I could - most of them through unprotected sex." His habitual
fornication caught up with him. He deliberately and recklessly played a
game of Russian roulette with his own life and the lives of the women he
had sexual relations with. Today, he is suffering the consequences of his
lustful desires. The same is true with people who are risking their mental,
physical, emotional, social, and spiritual health through adulterous
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