Are your doors locked? Alarm set? Guards in place? Have you checked the perimeter?
The consumption of media in today’s world is staggering. The average American consumes five hours per day of television, and that doesn’t include time spent on social media, listening to music, playing video games or reading magazines. (We don’t recommend this!)
David was the expert.
He knew how to do it more than anyone we read about in the Bible.
…and he lived a life of great blessing because of it.
Each year, people around the world celebrate April Fool's Day, a day for pranks and practical jokes. No one wants to be made the fool, so everyone is on their toes and on the lookout for any pranksters! But did you know, the Bible has a lot to say about a fool?
Our families can be full of people who rub us the wrong way—especially during the holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas. Maybe they use family gatherings as an excuse to hurl insults, use inappropriate language or intrude in personal matters.
“Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed,
rightly dividing the word of truth.”
–2 Timothy 2:15, KJV
During the three years of Jesus’ ministry, there was one thing that hindered His ability to work miracles more than anything else—unbelief. In Nazareth, for example, Jesus’ neighbors and childhood friends refused to accept Him.
Sometimes when you pray you may not feel you are getting results. You repeat the same prayer over and over, wondering why you are not receiving an answer. Days may pass, even months or years, and still it seems as though nothing is happening.
Do you ever wonder what God desires for your life? Do you want to know His perfect will for you? Do you want to know Him better so you can face your life and situations with confidence? Well, here are six truths that God wants you to know about Him and the way He operates on earth.
How is your stress-ometer? Feeling cool, calm and collected? Or are you hitting the red zone that signals that you are overloaded? If that’s you, then one of the best strategies you can employ to defeat stress is meditating on the Word of God.
What does it mean to be a mature Christian? Does it happen simply because you’ve been a believer for a certain length of time? No, maturity just doesn’t happen; rather, it is a choice. It takes a quality decision to pursue the things of God and “grow up” in them.
People sometimes question what it means to be a faith person, to live a faith-filled life. Some refer to faith people as that “name it and claim it” bunch. They assume that we try to pass off wishful thinking as some form of Christian practice.
If you are ready to experience a positive change in your blood pressure, there’s good news—“[Jesus] was beaten so we could be whole. He was whipped so we could be healed” (Isaiah 53:5). Your healing—even from high blood pressure—is at hand.
The American Diabetes Association reports that more than 25 million people have been diagnosed with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes. If you are among the many people standing for your healing, here are seven scriptures for you to sta
If you are one of the 1.5 billion people suffering from chronic pain, I’ve got good news for you: Jesus took your pain to the cross! Often in my Healing School services, I hear from people suffering from lower back pain, bulging disks, fibromyalgia and more.
In Joel 2:28, God promised, “I will pour out my Spirit upon all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy. Your old men will dream dreams, and your young men will see visions.” Dreams and visions are two ways God speaks to His children.
You’ve heard people say that the words you speak are important. You may even agree that it’s beneficial to your mental health to focus on the positive side of life instead of the negative. But what does God’s Word say about your words?
I’ve been telling people to spend time in the Bible, or the Word, for decades now. Almost everywhere I preach, no matter what topic I’m talking about, it seems I always get back to the importance of putting the Word first place in your life. You may have heard me say it a hundred times.
Often believers ask how they can stand strong in the midst of uncertainty, including danger.
Let’s look at Mark 11:23-24, which says, “I tell you the truth, you can say to this mountain, ‘May you be lifted up and thrown into the sea,’ and it will happen.
When trouble comes you need to stand strong. Whether it is a noisy neighbor, a frivolous lawsuit or a large bill, you need God’s perspective on your situation. Here are five scriptures to help you stand against trouble.
Do you need a dose of God’s favor today? If you are a child of God then you already have it. But if you need to remind yourself of God’s goodness, grace and favor in your life, then pray these four scriptures over yourself.
God’s favor is yours! It’s true. As a child of God, you have His favor surrounding you everywhere you go, in every area of life. All you have to do is receive it. Here are five Word-based confessions to help you receive God’s favor in your life:
What would your life be like if the favor of God surrounded you each and every day? Would you experience more grace? More happiness? More success? Would the fruit of the spirit (Galatians 5:22-23) be more evident in your life?
If you and your spouse are struggling against infertility, declare these scriptures. Print them, read them, meditate them and speak them over your family. And if you need someone to agree with you in prayer, call the KCM Prayer Line at +1-817-852-6000.
God cares about your finances! Sound surprising? Did you know that there are more than 2,000 verses in the Bible that deal with financial issues like money, greed, stewardship, debt, hard work, contentment, provision, investments and more?
“Commit your actions to the Lord, and your plans will succeed.” –Proverbs 16:3
You are faced with a big decision, and you have to make a choice. How can you be sure that you’re making the right one? Choosing God’s way doesn’t have to be difficult or mysterious.
Are you waiting for an answer to prayer, and you don’t know what to do? You’re really trying to remain patient, but you need wisdom that can only come from the Holy Spirit. Here are six scriptural confessions to help you stand in faith while you’re waiting for your answer:
Spirit-led prayer is an important part of the believer’s life. It offers every Christian the opportunity to enter into the presence of God, talk to God, and hear the voice of the Holy Spirit inside of him.
In this video, Riley shares about the process he went through when he first started to study the Bible. At first, he was confused about where to start and overwhelmed with the different translations and books of the Bible.
Are you living the life you want to live? Are your spirit, mind and body in perfect sync? Do you greet each morning with joy? If not, you may not be living the healthy, happy life God desires you to live.
If you are new to the Christian life or new to a Spirit-led life, you may be wondering how the Holy Spirit affects your life. Can having Him in your life really make a difference?
Now more than ever before, believers must pay attention to God’s instructions. We must take hold of the Word of God and refuse to let go—especially in difficult times. We must be like the writer of Psalm 119 who said: “Your word is a lamp to guide my feet and a light for my path.
One of the biggest questions people ask is “How do I hear the Holy Spirit?” They think there must be a magic formula involved—and while there isn’t a 1-2-3 magic formula, there are disciplines that you can implement to put yourself in the place of hearing the Holy Spirit more clearly.