Word 4U Today

BARRIERS IN YOUR MIND

BARRIERS IN YOUR MIND

If you look at ancient sea maps you’ll see places which are marked with pictures of dragons (“Here Be Monsteres” sort of thing) to warn off sailors. Were the dragons real? Not really, but they were real enough in the minds of the sailors. Think of a barracuda in an ...

Joy Ferdiz

February 5th, 2014

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We Become What We Say

Why is the tongue very important? Because a word uttered becomes a word made flesh – in us. We become the incarnation of what we express. (James 3:5) If you tell a lie you become a lie. If you tell filth you become filthy, if you tell greed you become greedy. If you tell ...

Mike Medlin

February 5th, 2014

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A WAY PAST WORRY 2

A WAY PAST WORRY 2

Jesus said, ‘Therefore I tell you, stop being perpetually uneasy (anxious and worried) about your life…’ (v.25 AMP). Not because the stuff you’re worrying about doesn’t exist, but because committing it all to God throws our focus back on the One who can fully ...

Joy Ferdiz

February 4th, 2014

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Speak What You Seek

If you’re going to live your life of victory, you must speak positive words of faith (Philippians 4:8) and declare what God says about you and your situation. When the prison doors shut me in and the lights were turned off, darkness filled my heart and the easiest thing to ...

Mike Medlin

February 4th, 2014

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Mercies New Every Morning

No matter what you’ve done, no matter how bad you’ve blown it, God stands ready to accept and forgive you. Do you believe it when someone tells you that there is no sin too big for God’s mercy and grace? You see, God’s purpose in you is not limited by your past (2 Peter ...

Mike Medlin

February 3rd, 2014

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A WAY PAST WORRY 1

A WAY PAST WORRY 1

What happens when you pray instead of worry? Legend-of-the-Christian-faith Charles Spurgeon said “Prayer girds human weakness with divine strength… and gives to troubled mortals the peace of God.” Deep, huh? Let’s look at those two things: what ...

Joy Ferdiz

February 3rd, 2014

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READ AND RUN

READ AND RUN

In today’s verse, Habakkuk the prophet has been given the job of getting God’s message out to everyone in Israel. Big task. To do this he has to write down God’s message on tablets. (No, these were not the digital ones that hold all your apps and photos and

Joy Ferdiz

February 2nd, 2014

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COURAGE WITH COLD FEET

COURAGE WITH COLD FEET

Benaiah was the warrior in charge of all of King David’s bodyguards. He went into a cave on a winter’s day, maybe to take shelter from the cold. Just as his feet were defrosting, he found a new cave buddy: a lion. Maybe the lion came in for shelter too. Or more likely,

Joy Ferdiz

February 1st, 2014

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Need a Breakthrough?

Need a Breakthrough?

The Bible says: ‘The Philistines…made a raid on the Valley of Rephaim. And David inquired of God saying, “Shall I go up against the Philistines? Will You deliver them into my hand?” The Lord said to him, “Go up, for I will deliver them into your hand.” So they went up ...

Joy Ferdiz

January 31st, 2014

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Get God’s Opinion! (2)

Get God’s Opinion! (2)

Try as you may, you will never fulfill a dream that is not your own. Stop and think about your personal history. How have your plans, goals, and desires been influenced by others? Is it possible your dreams are the result of who your parents think you are? Who others think ...

Joy Ferdiz

January 30th, 2014

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