Deliver Us From The Evil One
September 26th, 2023
A reality of this life is that we will experience daily temptation.Even Jesus Himself was tempted. Hebrews 4:15 says, "For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses,...
Lead Us Not Into Temptation
September 25th, 2023
If you have ever taken a young child to the supermarket, it can be challenging, to say the least, especially when you go down the candy aisle! Sometimes, kids throw temper tantrums because a particula...
Forgive Us Of Our Sins
September 24th, 2023
A reality of this life is that we will miss the mark of God's standards, which ultimately is called sin. Our sinful nature leads us to think and eventually act rebelliously toward God. Sometimes, we d...
Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread
September 23rd, 2023
On the block here in Staten Island, where Crossroads Church is located, we have pizzerias, bagel stores, bakeries, smoothie shops, and various restaurants. Also, within a reasonable walking distance a...
Your Kingdom Come, Your Will Be Done
September 22nd, 2023
There's an iconic song popularized by, "Old Blue Eyes," Frank Sinatra, that captures the human mind's bent. The title of the Song is "My Way," and the famous lyrics from the first verse say:"And now,...
Hallowed Be Thy Name
September 21st, 2023
A young boy received a little cross that could fit in his pocket from his grandfather. The boy was told every time he got scared or down to hold the cross and to pray for Jesus to strengthen him. He r...
Our Father Who Art In Heaven
September 20th, 2023
Praying can sometimes be discouraging if you do not see a breakthrough immediately, especially if that need is pressing. Remembering God's location is the key to not giving up on your prayer. See, God...
Get Back On God's Path
September 19th, 2023
Have you ever wandered from the strait and narrow path of God? Maybe it was a detour because of difficulty, or perhaps you made the wrong turn by giving in to temptation. Regardless of how you got the...
Think Through Your Actions
September 18th, 2023
How often have you caught yourself saying, "I should not have done that." Or, "I wish I knew this beforehand." That is why hindsight is always twenty-twenty when it comes to choices. However, you can ...
Meditate On Scripture To Manage Stress
September 17th, 2023
A hundred years ago, most causes of illness were related to infectious diseases. Today, they are related to stress! According to WebMD, health-related problems such as Alzheimer’s, asthma, depression,...
September 16th, 2023
College Football Champion and former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow exemplifies believing what God says about you. Born in the Philippines to missionary parents, Tim's parents trusted God for their son. Th...
Are You Teachable?
September 15th, 2023
A 17-year-old boy was gifted tennis lessons for his birthday because he played for his varsity high school team. The training sessions were both a generous and practical gift because the instructor wa...
Trust In God Leads To Blessing
September 14th, 2023
We've all heard the insults and innuendos concerning a committed person in their faith. Sure, some frauds and fanatics earn criticism, but if someone is faithful and genuine in their dedication to Jes...
Put The Work Of Waiting Into Motion
September 13th, 2023
Any challenge you face in life requires work often unseen by others. If you want to graduate with honors, considerable study is necessary. If you want to excel in athletics, training off-season is ess...
Fatigue Makes You Vulnerable To Temptation
September 12th, 2023
According to medical studies, sleep deprivation impacts numerous areas of your life. Sleep deprivation can cause anxiety, fits of anger, frustration, spikes in stress, increased appetite, risk of hear...
Seek God For Strength
September 10th, 2023
Twenty-two years ago today, 19 militants associated with the Islamic extremist group al Qaeda attacked the United States of America. On this fateful day, they deliberately flew two planes into the 16-...
September 10th, 2023
Around this time of the year, college and professional football begin their seasons. Campuses and cities nationwide will have stadiums packed with fans cheering for their teams on their opening days. ...
Trust God And Leave The Results To Him
September 9th, 2023
An undisputed fact in Scripture that you will find is that God is faithful. Knowing this, you can trust Him with every detail of your life and leave the results of that situation, test, trial, temptat...