“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 verseContinue reading “Because Jesus says so!”
Today, I heard someone commenting “That place is a hot mess. Everyone is doing their own thing!” As I was reading about the Church of Thyatira tonight, a verse made me pause: “Nevertheless, I have this against you: You tolerate that woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophet. By her teaching she misleads my servantsContinue reading “Should I read the bible in one year?”
Show me your friends and I will tell you who you are… Have you heard this saying before? In my country, it is a pretty popular phrase and as a young girl, it would always cause me to roll my eyes when it was said. After all, just because I wanted to hang out withContinue reading “Show me your friends and I will tell you who you are”
In the reading of Exodus, I have been finding many different gems that have broadened by understanding, knowledge and awe of the great God that I serve. Did you know that the Lord wanted to kill Moses? Here is the story…. So Moses took his wife and sons, put them on a donkey and startedContinue reading “Disobeying God”
“When the people saw that Moses was so long in coming down from the mountain, they gathered around Aaron and said, “Come, make us gods who will go before us. As for this fellow Moses who brought us up out of Egypt, we don’t know what has happened to him.” Aaron answered them, “Take offContinue reading “What is your reason? The story of the Golden Calf”
Last week we looked at a woman who lied to God’s face and today we will focus on the first woman of faith in the Bible. Did you know that the same woman in last weeks story is the same woman in tonight’s story? Sarah, wife of Abraham (she was also his half sister onContinue reading “The first woman of faith”
As Christians we all may have been in situations where we knowingly or unknowingly compete either for leadership, status, or role. The disciples themselves got caught up in their need to see who was greatest among them.
Is your heart and mind in the right place when you enter the presence of God? Has your spiritual life become a habit instead of an attitude of devotion and praise? Let us be like David who said “You, God, are my God, earnestly I seek you; I thirst for you, my whole being longs for you, in a dry and parched land where there is no water.” Psalm 63:1