Why did Jesus rise from the dead?

Why did Jesus rise from the dead? “Have you ever wondered why did Jesus rise from the dead?” asked my friend. My immediate response, “Jesus raised from the dead to fulfil God’s prophecy; Him raising from the dead was a part of God’s master plan.”

Dead Prayers

Dead Prayers I am tired of mumbling dead prayers. Even worse, my fears of praying dead prayers to others is something that plagued me for years. In our bible study session tonight, where we were focusing on prayer, we had a great discussion that sparked my desire to share with you.

Practice what you preach

Practice what you preach ‘Practice what you preach’ is a famous idiom that I have heard over the years, but it surprised me to find that the origins came from the Bible. So you must be careful to do everything they tell you. But do not do what they do, for they do not practiceContinue reading “Practice what you preach”

When Religion is not enough

When Religion is not enough When religion is not enough where do you turn? John 11:38-57 is a story that continually leaves me astonished at the Pharisees but alert in my own life. I do not want to become so “holy” that I lose true faith, heart, and belief in God. We can become so “religious”Continue reading “When Religion is not enough”

Now that is faith!

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 toContinue reading “Now that is faith!”

Doing right in the eyes of the Lord

At a prayer retreat recently, during one of the prayer breakouts, I was praying and felt an urgency to also read the bible. I didn’t know where the Lord wanted me to read but I prayed for his guidance on what he wanted me to see. I opened the bible four times and was broughtContinue reading “Doing right in the eyes of the Lord”

God will make a way 

How many of you have read Exodus? It is the current book I am reading and I have to say that as I close out the book I found it a bit challenging. Total honesty – I found many chapters drawing a yawn out of me so I kept on praying prior to each chapter askingContinue reading “God will make a way “