Most of us have, at some time, heard someone say something like, “Never pray for patience because then you’ll have it tested.” I’m not sure where that originated, but it’s a pretty stupid statement. Of[…]
“He killed James the brother of John with the sword…” Acts 12:2 We love the story of how God miraculously delivered Peter from the Herod’s jail. Peter had been chained between two soldiers, guarded by[…]
You shall not sacrifice to the LORD your God an ox or a sheep in which is a blemish, any defect whatever, for that is an abomination to the LORD your God. Deuteronomy 17:1 How[…]
The Boy Scout motto is, “Be prepared!” In Colorado, particularly during the late spring and through the summer, the weather can suddenly turn. It’s not uncommon to experience almost daily thunder showers which come on[…]
Blow away the cobwebs of my mind, Clear away anything stemming from my own design. Remove the thoughts of only me: Distractions that prevent me from being who you made me to be. Refocus all[…]
The world can seem so dark. Wars, the rumor of wars, etc. Genocide. Religious persecution. Economical and political instability. It would be so easy to despair. I feel it, like a weight, pressing me down.[…]
“Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.” Psalm 37:4 When we delight ourselves in the Lord, we are desiring God above all. Then our desires will be[…]
I think I’ve shared the lyrics to this song before, but this is my song of the day. I’ve loved the lyrics to “So Long Self” by MercyMe from the first moment I heard it, but[…]
God is not just concerned with the big things. He is concerned with all things…especially the small things.
Why? Why do I believe that some guy who was tortured to death almost 2,000 years ago actually came back to life? The reasons are many. But more importantly is the desire to believe. Why do I want to believe this? That’s the more interesting question.