Abraham Faith

The Bible is full of people who accomplished much for God because of their faith. Hebrews 11 tells of people who defeated their enemies, saw their dead raised to life, and received the promises of God “by faith.” One of those people is Abraham. For those who have accepted Jesus as their Lord and Savior, … Continue reading Abraham Faith

Because God Said So

If you’re a parent like me, you have probably had your child contradict what you just said and insist on doing something different. Maybe they threw a fit, or maybe they just asked a whiny, “But why?” Our typical response is, “Because I said so!” Many times God instructs us to do something, and we … Continue reading Because God Said So

When You’re Squeezed

Very few of us really enjoy housework, or cleaning of any kind, for that matter. The task usually goes to the bottom of our to-do list until we can’t handle the crud in the bathroom sink, or the dining room floor tile looks like a Texas windstorm blew in. Nevertheless, we collect cleaning supplies that … Continue reading When You’re Squeezed

Filters

There are many kinds of filters in the world today. There are filters for oil, air, water, light, and lint. Some filters save our lives from exposure to harmful chemicals, while others are simply to separate textures while cooking. Regardless of what they’re used for, they are useful and many times necessary. Believe it or … Continue reading Filters

The Power of Love and Forgiveness

Throughout our lives, we will have many opportunities to hold hard feelings against someone. Friends, family, or strangers may slander our name, deceitfully deal with us, or even physically harm us. Our first instinct is to go on the defense and become bitter. We would love to see those people pay for what they did. … Continue reading The Power of Love and Forgiveness

Nothing Without Him

I recently read an article about a young woman who broke the world record for hurdling. Pictures in the article show her crying and kneeling afterward, moved by her accomplishment. But what I love the most is that in the following interviews, she gave all the glory to God, acknowledging that her achievement was based … Continue reading Nothing Without Him