Remembering the Faithfulness of God

“Lord, hear my prayer, listen to my cry for mercy; in your faithfulness and righteousness come to my relief. Do not bring your servant into judgment, for no one living is righteous before you. The enemy pursues me, he crushes me to the ground; he makes me dwell in the darkness like those […]

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Great Expectations

“One day Peter and John were going up to the temple at the time of prayer—at three in the afternoon.  Now a man who was lame from birth was being carried to the temple gate called Beautiful, where he was put every day to beg from those going into the temple courts.  When he saw Peter […]

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Blessed

Have you been told that you are blessed? Did you really understand what that meant? Often, when someone is considered blessed it is because of the things they have or the success that they have achieved but that would minimize the full understanding of “being blessed” if it were relegated […]

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Have It His Way

Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up. He said: “In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared what people thought. And there was a widow in that town who kept coming to him with […]

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In Sickness and in Health

“Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me.  But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.  2 Corinthians 12:8-9 No […]

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Cry Babies

“The rabble with them began to crave other food, and again the Israelites started wailing and said, “If only we had meat to eat!  We remember the fish we ate in Egypt at no cost—also the cucumbers, melons, leeks, onions and garlic.  But now we have lost our appetite; we never see anything […]

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Hunger Satisfied

“We have much to say about this, but it is hard to make it clear to you because you no longer try to understand.  In fact, though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you the elementary truths of God’s word all over again. You […]

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Pen and Paper

Paul in one of his letters to the Philippians wrote: Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  I thank my God every time I remember you.  In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy  because of your partnership in the gospel from […]

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The Gift of Mother’s

“Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you.” Exodus 20:12 Today would have been my mom’s eighty-fifth birthday. She died much too soon and yet I believe in God’s timing. Hearing so many stories about Mother’s Day and the excitement […]

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The Best Witness

“And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.” Mark 16:15 Let’s face it, when it comes to matters of faith there are some hard questions unbelievers seek answers. Before giving a response you might begin by asking yourself “what do […]

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