After reading John 11:38-57, it is a story that always leaves me astonished at the Pharisees but alert in my own life that I don’t become so “holy” that I lose true faith, heart, and belief in God. We can become so “religious” in our lives that we lose faith and belief in the greatness of … More When Religion is not enough
As a Christian, sometimes you hear words continually in your walk with Christ and we don’t stop to truly reflect on their meaning. I find myself getting so caught up in reading the bible and not taking the time out to ensure I understand it all clearly. As Paul notes in Colossians 4:5-6 “Walk in wisdom … More What is righteousness?
“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
“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!
“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
“Now the crowd that was with him when he called Lazarus from the tomb and raised him from the dead continued to spread the word. Many people, because they had heard that he had performed this sign,went out to meet him. So the Pharisees said to one another, “See, this is getting us nowhere. Look how the whole … More Go ahead and Gossip!?
“So Naaman went with his horses and chariots and stopped at the door of Elisha’s house. Elisha sent a messenger to say to him, “Go, wash yourself seven times in the Jordan, and your flesh will be restored and you will be cleansed.” But Naaman went away angry and said, “I thought that he would … More Leadership: 4 Key Lessons from Naaman
“So he went to Zarephath. When he came to the town gate, a widow was there gathering sticks. He called to her and asked, “Would you bring me a little water in a jar so I may have a drink?” As she was going to get it, he called, “And bring me, please, a piece of … More 3 Powerful Godly lessons