There was a restlessness in the crowd. In-between the awkward taunts and jeers the only sounds that could be heard were the labored attempts of the three men to draw a breath. The weight of their bodies pulling them down forced the air from their lungs as they hung by their arms. They were, in... Continue Reading →
I think our 21st-Century mindset is resistant to the call of God for that very reason. Who doesn't like comfort? Who really wants to give up a comfortable life for the unknown?
Even in his doubt and fear, God whispered His love to him. And he was able to discern God’s voice. Good news for us; there’s always hope!
“Though the fig tree should not blossom, nor fruit be on the vines, the produce of the olive fail and the fields yield no food, the flock be cut off from the fold and there be no herd in the stalls, yet I will rejoice in the Lord; I will take joy in the God... Continue Reading →
“If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God” (Colossians 3:1 ESV). Alright, this is kind of bait-and-switch. You probably thought I was referring to the behavioral education you received from your parents or guardians as you grew up. Perhaps... Continue Reading →
“Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? And not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father” (Matthew 10:29 ESV). When things in life just don’t go our way, it’s easy to question God. “Why did you allow this to happen?!?” Sometimes we get angry with Him, and that’s alright.... Continue Reading →
“Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean; wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow” (Psalms 51:7 ESV). At the time of this writing we are having a snow storm. It’s mostly slowed down now, but it was snowing so heavily that we were allowed to leave work early. It took twice... Continue Reading →
”For I long to see you, that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to strengthen you— that is, that we may be mutually encouraged by each other's faith, both yours and mine" (Romans 1:11-12 ESV). Do you long for fellowship with other believers? Do you yearn to bless and strengthen others, and to... Continue Reading →