“Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom. But if you harbor bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast about it or deny the truth. Such “wisdom” does not come down from heaven but … More The Evil Grinch!
“Meanwhile, all the people were wailing and mourning for her. “Stop wailing,” Jesus said. “She is not dead but asleep.”” Luke 8:52 I found what Jesus said very interesting. After all, if one person says that someone is dead then there may be some doubt. But, a whole crowd who were wailing and mourning stands … More Getting lost in the Crowd Mentality
Celebrating a day to give thanks is an annual tradition and holiday in several countries around the world. A few weeks ago, I listened to a speech by a young man who was encouraging his listeners to adopt a lifestyle of giving thanks. I was excited for this speech but the more he progressed the … More When “Giving Thanks” Go Very Wrong
As I was reading the story of the centurion, once finished I exclaimed to myself “Now that is some kind of faith!” Here is the bible story: “There a centurion’s servant, whom his master valued highly, was sick and about to die. The centurion heard of Jesus and sent some elders of the Jews to … More Now that is faith!
Recently visited China and the one thing that was central in my mind was that this country doesn’t like Christians or Christian worship. And I am always honest with you guys… So I am just telling you that your girl was on her knees begging God to not let me get locked up in this … More If you must boast… do it this way!
“Simon answered, “Master, we’ve worked hard all night and haven’t caught anything. But because you say so, I will let down the nets.””Luke 5:5 Reminds me of times when I was younger and my foster mother would ask me to do something that I had tried a “zillion” times but it wasn’t working. This verse … More Because Jesus says so!
“My parents were alcoholics but I can control my alcohol. One sip a day doesn’t effect me.” “Just one peek at that porn.” “No one will know if I cheat on my test.” “I don’t gossip. I just like sharing with others.” “I have to lie. No other choice.” “TV or reading my bible?” Day … More Do this the next time you are experiencing temptation
What does it mean to be a child of God? Ephesians 1 tells us that we were predestined to be a child of God before the creation of this world! The God that we serve is a mighty planner and even though HE knew we were going to sin and fall short of HIS glory … More What does it mean to be a child of God?
“If you love me, keep my commands. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever—the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he lives with you and will be in you. I will … More God’s gift to you
“But go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’ For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.”” Matthew 9:13 Many of you know that I have been England for a few weeks and maybe it is the areas that I have travelled, but in the city of London despite … More 3 Ways to show mercy