Ephesians 1: Your Identity in Christ-Part 1

Identity in Christ

As followers of Christ, it is extremely vital that we know and understand our identity in Christ.

If you are shaky and tossed by the wind with regards to your identity; you may know all about God and you may be keenly aware of how you are expected to walk by faith and live a holy life as a Christian. But you may find it to be an uphill task until you renew your mind with scriptures regarding your identity and what God has done for you in Christ.  Knowing who you are in Christ will give you the boldness

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Walking in the Fruit of Self-control


Make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; and to knowledge, self-control. 2 Peter 1:5-6

Even if you live all by yourself on a deserted island somewhere in the middle of the ocean, you will be required by God on a daily basis to exercise self-control.

The NIV Study Bible defines self-control as “victory over sinful desires” while the Dictionary of Bible Themes defines it as “physical and emotional self-mastery, particularly in situations of intense

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Running the Christian Race for the Prize


The post below was written by my dear friend and fellow worker in Christ Jesus who chose to remain anonymous. She is a beautiful woman of God, a wife and mother who has an insatiable desire for the things of God. I bless God for her life.

Running the Christian race

Have you ever seen an athlete begin a race without understanding how to run to the finish line or knowing the prize to be awarded at the end?

In Hebrews 12:1, Apostle Paul tells us that a race has been set before us and in 1 Corinthians 9:24, he instructs us to run in such a way as to obtain the prize

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15 Practical Tips for Maintaining Peace

Maintaining peace

I had plans for a totally different post but I was compelled to write on peace.

I’ve had a rough month. Nothing extraordinary. Nothing major. Just the compounded stress of daily life. So this is my reminder that the God of peace is with me and that I have His peace resident in my spirit.

What is peace?

The Dictionary of Bible Themes defines peace as

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