Fight Fearless

In 1 Samuel 17, Israel was fighting against the Philistines but getting nowhere because of their secret weapon Goliath. Verse 11 says they were “greatly afraid.” When David comes on the scene, however, his response is totally different: “What shall be done for the man who kills this Philistine and takes away the reproach from Israel? … Continue reading Fight Fearless

Strong Faith

Weak faith considers what can be seen, staggers in unbelief, neglects praise, and is only partially persuaded. Strong faith, however, ignores what can be seen, walks confidently, gives God all the glory, and is fully persuaded! It never doubts God's promises or His ability to perform them! Let's be strong! "And being not weak in … Continue reading Strong Faith

Trying Faith?

True faith isn't TRYING to believe and act on God's Word.  TRYING includes doubt that something will work.  We TRY on clothes at a clothing store because we're uncertain that they will fit.  We TRY a new hairdresser to give them chance to prove themselves.  We TRY a new recipe, unsure that it will taste … Continue reading Trying Faith?

God’s Paintbrush

Doubting God’s promise to perfect that which concerns us is what dries up God’s ability to finish His work. Like a painter’s hands tied so he cannot move his paint brush, God is unable to finish the projects He begins in our lives.  When we get impatient and frustrated because the finished work isn’t appearing … Continue reading God’s Paintbrush

No Unfinished Work

We all have been guilty of starting but not completing a project.  We get distracted from our housecleaning because our friend gives us a call.  We start mowing the lawn but run out of gas for the lawn mower.  We begin taking lessons for piano or golf but leave the skill unmastered because it seems … Continue reading No Unfinished Work