Footprints No. 226

August 2020

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. (Hebrews 12:1 NIV) A runner prepares himself physically and mentally. He disciplines himself, endures hardships and sacrifices to win … Continue reading Footprints No. 226

Footprints No. 225

August 2020

Therefore, prepare your mind for action; be self-controlled; set your hope fully on the grace that is to be given to you when Jesus Christ is revealed. (1 Peter 1:13 NIV) What is our hope when Christ returns on earth? First, we are to receive the end of our faith, the salvation of our soul. It … Continue reading Footprints No. 225

Footprints No. 224

August 2020

Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in needs, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ’s sake. For when I am weak, then I am strong. (2 Corinthians 12:10 NKJV) A strong man relies on his own strength. His confidence comes from his physical vitality, wealth, knowledge, and high social status. He forgets that everything comes from … Continue reading Footprints No. 224

Footprints No. 223

August 2020

But as He who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, 16 because it is written, “Be holy, for I am holy.” (1 Peter 1:15-16 NKJV) God is the only one who is holy. He is different from those who other religions call their gods. The Most High God is omniscient, omnipresent, and omnipotent. He has no … Continue reading Footprints No. 223

Footprints No. 222

August 2020

But may the God of all grace, who called us to His eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after you have suffered a while, perfect, establish, strengthen, and settle you. (1 Peter 5:10 NKJV) How can we measure the goodness of God? The Most High is the fountain of love. He is full of mercy and compassion. He chose and called … Continue reading Footprints No. 222