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
The world gives you many reasons to fear. Violence, sickness, and financial crisis are just a few. But regardless of the reasons, God clearly tells you not to fear (Isaiah 41:10). He is not the creator of it, and He does not give it (1 Timothy 1:7). When you are faced with opportunities to fear, … Continue reading 7 Effects of Fear
Matthew 13:1-23 is the well-known Parable of the Sower. It tells of a sower who scattered the seed of God’s Word on the soil, or hearts, of four people. Following the parable, Jesus explains it so His disciples could understand: “Listen then to the [meaning of the] parable of the sower: When anyone hears the word of the … Continue reading Choose Your Soil
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?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q24z4XcJxnM In a world of chaos, never forget! "And nothing formed against me shall stand. You hold the whole world in Your hands. I'm holding on to Your promises. You are faithful."
Everything about redemption is beautiful, powerful, and supernatural. None if it is without significance. One of my favorite details of the story of Jesus’ death and resurrection is what happened when He declared, “It’s is finished!” And Jesus cried out again with a loud voice, and yielded up His spirit. Then, behold, the veil of … Continue reading The Torn Veil