The Mr. Jones’s of today will continue to look to the world’s standards by purchasing and obtaining the “in things” in hopes of filling their need for affirmation. In contrast, the rich man, aware he needed to be fulfilled with something more, approached Jesus asking for eternal life.
One benefit of prayer in the morning is your mind is clear, your spirit is alert, you are still at peace and you are not troubled by the issues of the day. You give God your first fruit, the best of your morning and the best of your day when you come before Him in the morning.
Munroe lived with his parents and 10 siblings in a two-bedroom shack in the Bahamas. They spent their early years sleeping on the floor among rats and cockroaches. At the age of 5, Munroe had his first vision while seated on a heap of dirty clothes. He saw himself as very successful, wearing nice clothes, driving nice cars, and traveling around the world in a private jet.
Comfort food. There’s a reason why it’s called that. We think of our favorite dishes from childhood, celebrations, holidays, feasts. Our mouths and noses water at the smell of apples and pastry stiffening in the oven, bean soup simmering on the stove, juicy chicken frying in a pan.
I receive the baton of favor and unimaginable breakthroughs during 2015, in Jesus name.
My expectation will not be cut off in 2015; I will experience what I am expecting from God, in Jesus name.
The experts say, when the anorexic becomes weight restored, they come to recognize their body is not as grotesque as they once thought it would be. They realize their friends still love them and they can stop believing the lies the devil plants in their minds.
Depression is the “D” bomb among Christians. Breathe a word of it, and you are doomed … to be stigmatized, chastised, pitied, whispered about. Instead of facing the medical fact that depression is an illness that affects the brain, we prefer to paint it with stripes and hope no one notices the disguise. We look away, or assign the person to the category of “spiritually lacking” or “unsaved.”
I know there is no substitute for real, deep-fried chicken. But if you’re in a healthy, guilty, or conscientious-parent mood and you want to save time and the hot, oily mess, try this.
It was only after someone came up with the idea of providing Gidado with a handcrafted wooden wagon (measuring around four feet) to get around in that Gidado started to rise above his pain and misery. With the help of his family and friends who took Gidado where he needed to go, he made the most of a very delicate situation and lived a “normal life.”
Instead of stopping to reevaluate her life, Holland continued her romantic pursuits, spending the next two years going to clubs with friends. It was never a sexual thing, she says, but a desire to be found special and desirable. Though by now she distrusted men, she felt she was living a fairy tale in search of Prince Charming, thinking that finding the right mate would complete her.
These are the writings of a dad watching his daughter as she battles an eating disorder. She has been in conflict for three months and has lost down to 20 pounds below her ideal body weight. What started out as a desire to get healthy almost six months ago ended in a war for her life.
However, it did come out in court that Kevin had an "explosive anger" problem. Family members and two psychologists attested to this. One even gave a name for it; while the other agreed Kevin had an anger problem but was unwilling to give it a label. Both psychologists agreed that Kevin showed no signs of mental illness. Kevin's issues stemmed from childhood where he'd explode for no apparent reason.
When her phone calls went unreturned, the aunt drove to the house and got scared when she found both cars in the driveway. After getting no answer at the front door, she walked around to the back, peering through a window...
The implications of"what if I am right" can be enough to send a parent over the edge. But you have to remember something, usually your parent meter is right. There are very few times when a parent suspects something to be wrong...only to find out everything is just fine and dandy. So you need to act upon your gut feeling. The first thing to do is look for the signs that come with teenage drug abuse.
The Eiffel Tower was number one on the list. On getting to Paris, we learned of one of France’s most visited tourist attraction; an impressive Palace in Versailles also known as Chateau de Versailles. We jumped at the opportunity and set out to Versailles, a 45 minute drive from the center of Paris. Nothing prepared us for the jaw dropping magnificence that greeted us. All that glittered here was gold!
“We are going to destroy the mouth that said no to Islam.” A Muslim man had already thrown acid on Julie Aftab’s face and body, and with these words, his accomplice poured it down her throat.
The entity most opposed to the human race would be the devil, or one of his minions, whether that be fallen angels or demons. Or could it be that he had been so wronged by the members of the human race that his wounded, suppressed subconscious began to seek retribution for the pain inflicted upon him that it created an alter ego to actually execute payback?
“I just want to die,” she screamed through sobs as the tears streamed down her cheeks, “I cannot be this size. This is too big, why did you do this to me?!” Her dad sat next to her as two hours passed trying in vain to calm her down. Yet nothing he did seemed to work.
I was nine years old the night that I told my mother, for the second time, what my stepfather had been doing to me when she wasn't home. The next day, I sat in an office with a tape recorder and a police officer, describing everything I could remember of the past five years and how it had started and when the last time he'd touched me had been.
The Ebola virus causes a viralebola-graphic hemorrhagic fever, a set of severe illnesses that are “multisystem” in that they affect various parts of the body’s regulatory systems. These viral diseases damage the circulatory system and may be accompanied by bleeding or hemorrhaging.
There is always a test before a testimony and a fight before any victory. Victory is sure for every Christian believer who will have faith in God. So, the issue is how to maintain your faith till you have your testimony. Many people have given up at the verge of their turnaround. But you can stand strong till you get your answered prayer.