“ALL and NOTHING!”

It seems that these perilous times in which we are living are reducing our options to live any other way than by what Matthew 4:4 asserts: "Man shall not live by bread alone but by EVERY Word that proceeds from the Mouth of God." This is thrilling! By faith, we...

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Honest Honor and Long Life

“Honor your father and your mother that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you” (Exodus 20:12). Here’s a commandment that comes with a promise. Honor brings the reward of life. Recognition and respect for our origins should make sense to us. After all,...

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Fishers

Jesus met some fishermen one day and said to them “I will make you Fishers of men.” Over time, these men became Great evangelists and fishers of men. The only thing required was the Holy Spirit. Prior to the Holy Spirit being added to them, they could not be fishers of...

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Faith Like a Mustard Seed

Jesus came down from the mountain where His glory shined forth for a few moments. The Lord was transfigured into light and only Peter, James, and John were there to see Him as He spoke with Moses and Elijah. It was a magnificent time, and the disciples were told to...

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Noah Found Grace and God Told Him to Build

Noah was a man who found grace among a grace-less population. The age in which he lived is described as one when every imagination of every heart was only “evil continually” (see Genesis 6:5). Violence dominated human society. Bloodshed was common and celebrated it seems. We read of a man...

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Grace Identity

  Am I enough? This nagging question can cause us to soul search – but is it the right question? Self analysis helps in accessing our goals, but not in interpretation of all the facts. The trifecta of shame, guilt and fear cause us to be fragmented, resulting in a...

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Indifference

     Consider the analogy of a frog sitting in a water pot. He is use to his environment, but subtly and unaware, the water is steadily heating up, and he is being slowly cooked! Subtle changes that we “learn to live with” we don’t feel the outcome right away...

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