I just spent two weeks caring for my 95-year-old mother whose recent infection caused confusion and distress. We talked about this verse a lot–this is the hope she lives with. She trusts God’s promises for her, even when she’s not sure what today or tomorrow holds. Faith lets us release control to the ruler of… Read More
Keep a cool head. Stay alert. The Devil is poised to pounce, and would like nothing better than to catch you napping. Keep your guard up. You’re not the only ones plunged into these hard times. It’s the same with Christians all over the world. So keep a firm grip on the faith. The suffering… Read More
“You unbelieving generation,” Jesus said. “How long shall I stay with you? How long shall I put up with you? Mark 9:19, NIV God has given to each of us a measure of faith, but we don’t know what our capacity is. God knows, and He gives us opportunities to grow our faith SO THAT… Read More
There are over 7,000 promises that God has made to us in the Bible. The old hymn “Standing on the Promises” by Alan Jackson gives us a picture of the Christian life. God established a covenant with His people and sealed it with a sign, and our God is intent on keeping His covenant. Then… Read More
Recent history reveals our world’s constant disarray. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the Vietnam War decimated a land and its people. In 1989 the Soviet Union (USSR) fell apart, and chaos reigned for years. In 2012, nuclear threats from North Korea and Iran became a part of the world landscape. Today terrorism is… Read More
Consequently, faith comes from hearing the message, and the message is heard through the word about Christ. Romans 10:17, NLT We are meant to “practice” our faith, to exercise it, to dive into a faith-ful life. Don’t just leave it in the Bible on the shelf and open it on Sunday. Run the race every day.