Tag Archive | "adversity"

HARD PRUNING

Sunday, May 10, 2020

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Dr. Lewis Gregory . “Churches close amid quarantine. Some churches fear for their future. As in-person worship services are canceled or downsized amid the coronavirus outbreak, some churches across the U.S. are bracing for a painful drop in weekly contributions and possible cutbacks in programs and staff. One church leader, said some of the churches […]

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The Root Problem

Saturday, October 12, 2019

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Q & A   Q. “I do not understand why things keep getting worse. The harder I try the worse it gets. I have done so many great things. I have been successful in business. Because of my talent, I reached thousands of people. But now everything is falling apart. I have nothing and no one. What happened?” […]

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Simply Amazing . . . Growth

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

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    SIMPLY AMAZING! This is a beautiful flower. And yet it is in the most unlikely place for effective growth. I discovered this flower growing out of a crack on the side of a building while I was on a mission trip in Brazil. There is probably very little soil available and very little […]

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Wit’s End

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

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LISTEN: Wit’s End-When you find yourself at an impasse and don’t know what to do you might just be at wit’s end. If you have exhausted all your resources and are ready to give up, then you are finally at wit’s end. Which means you are at the end . . . to end all. […]

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SWALLOW IT UP!

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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Dr. Lewis Gregory When Moses appeared before Pharaoh, God’s supremacy was demonstrated by Aaron’s rod becoming a serpent.  The rods of Pharaoh’s magicians also became serpents, but Aaron’s serpent swallowed up the serpents of Pharaoh (Exodus 7:10-12). Death was swallowed up in victory! Later, as the serpents bit the Israelites, they came to God for a […]

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DEATH SENTENCE

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

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Dr. Lewis Gregory “This is killing me!” Unruly children, antagonistic employees, broken down cars all have one thing in common. They are God’s instruments of death for us. Describing the troubles that came to them in Asia, Paul says that they were pressed out of measure, above strength, and that they even despaired of their […]

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GOD’S WILL…

Friday, October 10, 2014

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What is God’s will? God’s will is a person, Jesus Christ. Jesus Christ embodied God’s will. And He always did God’s will. When I allow Christ to be Himself in me, I discover an amazing thing. I become the will of God in action, because whatever Christ does in and through me is God’s will […]

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THERE’S A GRACE FOR THAT!

Friday, October 3, 2014

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We’ve all heard it or perhaps even said it. “There’s an app for that.” And there usually is. But there is something even better for those who are in Christ. Once you have received Christ into your life, you are under God’s grace, which means God’s grace has got you covered. Therefore, when you are […]

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Dealing with the Demonic

Friday, March 18, 2011

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The Apostle Paul cautioned us about Satan’s deceitful ways when He said, “Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices” (2 Corinthians 2:11). However, that is not the case today. In fact, it is just the opposite. “My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge” would be […]

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Sexual Abuse

Thursday, February 11, 2010

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Q & A SEXUAL ABUSE Dr. Lewis Gregory Q. As a teenager, I was the victim of sexual abuse by a minister. The church and denominational leaders did not deal with it correctly, so it was never resolved. It is still very painful to me.  My faith in God has been greatly inhibited and my […]

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