When Religion is not enough

When Religion is not enough 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 andContinue reading “When Religion is not enough”

Verse of the day: Habakkuk 3:17-18

Verse of the day: Habakkuk 3:17-18 Though the fig tree does not bud    and there are no grapes on the vines,though the olive crop fails    and the fields produce no food,though there are no sheep in the pen    and no cattle in the stalls,yet I will rejoice in the Lord,    I will be joyful in God my Savior. http://www.bible.com/111/hab.3.17-18.niv

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!”

How can I handle stress? A look at the life of Jesus

I was listening to a sermon the other day and heard the pastor reflect on the way that Jesus handled stress. This sermon sparked a great interest in me to truly dig deeper and reflect a bit more on how Jesus truly handled stress. My initial thought of Jesus and stress… No Way! He wasContinue reading “How can I handle stress? A look at the life of Jesus”

3 Powerful Godly lessons

“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 ofContinue reading “3 Powerful Godly lessons”

The untold story of a great man

There are many great men in the world. Think about the great men that you know? Some of them you may know of whilst there may be some that you know very well and / or have a personal close relationship with. I was surprised to hear that there is actually a “Great Man theory”.Continue reading “The untold story of a great man”

Your Faith has Healed You

“She said to herself, “If I only touch his cloak, I will be healed.” Jesus turned and saw her. “Take heart, daughter,” he said, “your faith has healed you.” And the woman was healed at that moment.” Matthew 9:21-22  Sometimes we need just one touch. One touch.  In the past few weeks I have beenContinue reading “Your Faith has Healed You”

Is Judas going to heaven?

Is Judas going to heaven? The question of Judas going to heaven seems to be a big discussion over the years. For those who don’t know Judas, here is a summary of who he was: One of the twelve disciples of Jesus’ inner circle (Luke 6:12-16 has him as the last one chosen); He wasContinue reading “Is Judas going to heaven?”

7 ways to make 2018 AWESOME!

Are you excited yet? 2018 is right around the corner and I for one can’t wait …. As you are preparing may I suggest 7 lessons for a brighter 2018? The bible story reflection is from Luke‬ ‭17:11-19‬ ‭http://bible.com/111/luk.17.11-19.niv : “Now on his way to Jerusalem, Jesus traveled along the border between Samaria and Galilee.Continue reading “7 ways to make 2018 AWESOME!”

Some Christians still don’t believe 

“Immediately the boy’s father exclaimed, “I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief!””Mark 9:24 Have you ever been in this situation? You believe, but you don’t think God can change or do something about it. There are so many believers that don’t believe!  Or maybe it is that you believe, but you don’t have faithContinue reading “Some Christians still don’t believe “