“Faith in God is a Christian’s Lifestyle”

Breaking Bread with Bishop Houston

2 Timothy 2:3
Endure suffering along with me, as a good soldier of Christ Jesus..

Praise the Lord Beloved!!! 😀
You know, we all have had our share of suffering, it’s unavoidable.As long as you’re alive you’ll come face to face with suffering. Sure, we’ve been transformed from our old immoral character, and there’s nothing Satan can do to reverse that, but he “IS’ going to challenge you on it every chance he gets.

So Beloved, don’t be surprised when things get rough. There’ll be times when you must stand firmly on your faith, when you’ll have to speak and act as though what God says is true even when you can’t feel it or see it happening around you. There’ll be times when everything looks awful. That’s when you must endure suffering as a good soldier.

You know Beloved, there are so many people who hear about the word of faith, about healing or prosperity and they think, Hey!!! I’m going to try that!!! Then when the suffering or hard times come, they give up and give in
Beloved, let me caution you, living by faith “IS NOT” something you try. It’s a lifestyle!!! You do it when things get tough. You do it when it’s easy. You do it all the time because you’re not doing it just to get in on the benefits. You’re doing it because you believe what Hebrews11:6 says.

Beloved, things may get a little rough at times somebody may say or do something you don’t like, but I guarantee you, you’ll always come out on top if you endure suffering as a good soldier. If you refuse to get weak and fall off, “YOU WILL” have the victory!!! 😀

Beloved, the only defeated Christian is the one who quits!!!

“To God Be the Glory”
Morning Prayer sheet


“A Hesitating Faith”

Today’s Scripture Reading: James 1:5-8

Praise the Lord Beloved.
Happy Wednesday to you all… 😃

You know Beloved, if we believe that God is who He says He is, and will do what He has promised, then why do so many of us habitually waver in our prayers? Instead of exercising bold faith, we come to the Lord “hoping” He’ll hear us and answer our requests, but we’re just not sure He will.

Beloved this is not true faith.
This is what I call “hesitating faith”.
This kind of faith will cause us to be unstable in our spiritual walk, causing us not to receive or expect anything from Him.

I believe one reason we’re so prone to doubt is “we fail to see God at work in our circumstances”. We asked, and nothing happened. But the Lord isn’t a cosmic bellhop who jumps in response to our requests. He sees our past, present, and future, and knows the right time for every answer. His invisible hand is already at work on our behalf arranging situations to accomplish His will, opening minds and emotions, and preparing us to receive what He wants to give.

And I also believe another cause for uncertainty is “ignorance”.

Beloved, if we don’t know God’s ways, we’ll be disappointed in His response. All too often our prayers are accompanied by expectations of how He’ll work. When He fails to intervene according to “our” timetable or anticipated method, we start to doubt, causing us to hesitate in our spiritual walk.

Beloved, placing our faith in the Lord and trusting in His good and perfect ways gives us stability as we wait for His answer.

“May your Wednesday be Blessed in the Lord.”

“Prudent Individuals Contemplate Other People’s Feelings”

Praise The Lord Everyone!!! 😀

Being considerate of people’s feelings is a crucial force when it comes to relationships of any kind.

Today’s message is called:
“Prudent Individuals Contemplate
Other People’s Feelings”

Mark 16:15 (NLT)
15 And then he told them, “Go into all the world and preach the Good News to everyone.

First Lady Donece Houston’s “Christian Concept”

13900323_1194535240604569_8963264047279004748_nIs there a way to recognize another Christian?”

The answer is YES!!!

Two ways that you should be able to identify another Christian:

1) Through their Love and Concern for others

John 13:35 Amplified Bible (AMP)

35 By this everyone will know that you are My disciples, if you have love and unselfish concern for one another.”

2) Through their  Fruits [Acts/Actions]

Matthew 7:15-17 Amplified Bible (AMP)

15 “Beware of the false prophets, [teachers] who come to you dressed as sheep [appearing gentle and innocent], but inwardly are ravenous wolves. 16 By their fruit you will recognize them [that is, by their contrived doctrine and self-focus]. Do people pick grapes from thorn bushes or figs from thistles? 17 Even so, every healthy tree bears good fruit, but the unhealthy tree bears bad fruit.

In essence you should be able to recognize another Christian through their Christian walk and the love that they have for one another.  

God Bless you all.
Have a great week!