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?

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

Supernatural Strength

Our natural instinct is to consider ourselves as self-sustaining, able to handle every situation that comes our way.  We think we have all the strength we need in and of ourselves.  Unfortunately, believing this makes us a failure because we were never designed to take care of ourselves.  We don’t have what it takes to … Continue reading Supernatural Strength

While I’m Waiting

Theres's a number of things we can do while we're waiting on our "package" (see previous article) to show up on our door step.  We can sit back and relax, doing nothing to keep ourselves focused on the promise.  We can allow doubt to creep in because we've spent so little time with the Keeper … Continue reading While I’m Waiting

Patience Produces the Package

Patience is not a strong attribute of our culture. We have been spoiled into expecting things within minutes through the constant catering of internet, cell phones, and drive-through restaurants. Even a potential mate can be met within minutes online. With so much instant gratification at our fingertips, the Fruit of the Spirit called patience has … Continue reading Patience Produces the Package