“This is what the Lord says: “Cursed is the one who trusts in man, who draws strength from mere flesh and whose heart turns away from the Lord. That person will be like a bush in the wastelands; they will not see prosperity when it comes. They will dwell in the parched places of the […]
Spending Time With Ke Akua
Below you will find posted – weekly- devotionals from various members of the body of Christ here at KC. Each article has been gently edited by our staff and nothing posted here is intentionally controversial or in opposition to our core beliefs. We hope that through this medium you will get a feel for the heartbeat of the people who have chosen to live together in this faith community we call Kawaiahaʻo Church.
“So do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
“Test all things; hold fast what is good.” I Thessalonians 5:21 NKJV https://www.bible.com/114/1th.5.21.nkjv As I continue to trek with Christ, I can’t help but be dumbfounded when I find other believers don’t know the Bible. They haven’t read it. Yet, they claim to know God. I suspect they mean they are fed the Word by
“Repay no one evil for evil. Have regard for good things in the sight of all men. If it is possible, as much as depends on you, live peaceably with all men. Beloved, do not avenge yourselves, but rather give place to wrath; for it is written, “Vengeance is Mine, I will repay,” says the
Do you know where your wallet or purse is right now? How about your smart phone? Say, where are your keys, credit cards and bank cards? Do you have ID on you? Do you know what you keep close to you is usually most important to you? Guess what God keeps close to His feet because
“For the Lord your God is a consuming fire, a jealous God.” Deuteronomy 4:24 NKJV https://www.bible.com/114/deu.4.24.nkjv “Therefore understand today that the Lord your God is He who goes over before you as a consuming fire. He will destroy them and bring them down before you; so you shall drive them out and destroy them quickly,
““Thus says the Lord to His anointed, To Cyrus, whose right hand I have held— To subdue nations before him And loose the armor of kings, To open before him the double doors, So that the gates will not be shut:” Isaiah 45:1 NKJV https://www.bible.com/114/isa.45.1.nkjv God has consistently proven his case in the Bible. In this case,
“And the Lord said, “Simon, Simon! Indeed, Satan has asked for you, that he may sift you as wheat. But I have prayed for you, that your faith should not fail; and when you have returned to Me, strengthen your brethren.”” Luke 22:31-32 NKJV https://www.bible.com/114/luk.22.31-32.nkjv The beautiful thing about Christ is his immense grace to
“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” Matthew 6:21 NKJV https://www.bible.com/114/mat.6.21.nkjv Time. One day, you will stand before Christ and most likely the one question you will be asked is what did you do with the time I gave you? One needs to think deeply on this. Were you purely focused
“Jesus answered them, “I told you, and you do not believe. The works that I do in My Father’s name, they bear witness of Me. But you do not believe, because you are not of My sheep, as I said to you. My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me. And I