As we watch the news, we may be overwhelmed by the surge of evil in the earth today. It can be disheartening and overwhelming. But God has told us to “be of good cheer” because He has “overcome the world” (John 16:33). One of the ways we overcome the world and the devil is through … Continue reading The Power of Prayer
We see the lack of faithfulness in our culture all the time. A volunteer offers to help with a project but doesn’t show up. A salesman offers a special discount but forgets to tell about the fine print. A politician promises to put something into law but fails to follow through once elected. It’s the … Continue reading Faithful Delivery
Do you remember when you first “fell in love”? You couldn’t wait to be around that person. You did things for them that would make them happy, no matter the inconvenience. Emotionally, you couldn’t be any higher. But then time passed, and those emotions waned. Doing things to make your “love” happy became a chore. … Continue reading Our First Love
Faith is simply believing or trusting in someone or something. We believe—have faith in—many things to different degrees. But what is our level of faith in God? If we were to test ourselves, what would be our score? Faith in God and His Word is of the heart, but the proof of our faith is … Continue reading Characteristics of Those Who Live by Faith
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=p2IcfoCmzTg Sometimes we just need to turn the world off and spend time with Jesus. He is, after all, our first priority and the answer to everything.
Keep the Peace Both Jesus and Peter could have lost their peace in the middle of their situations. Though Jesus was God’s Son, He walked on the earth with a body just like ours. Peter was completely human with a flesh containing feelings and emotions. At any time they could have allowed their minds – … Continue reading When Peace Snoozes, Part 3