The other day, on my way into Greenville, SC, my truck blew a tire. It didn’t just go flat. It fell apart because of something I had run over. Thankfully, I was able to get pulled over and even though the tire was destroyed, the rim remained intact. This happened on my birthday. It was … Continue reading Angels without Wings
Like the Woman at the Well
John 4:29 Come, see a man, which told me all things that ever I did: is not this the Christ? The account of the woman at the well is a familiar one, but verse 29 mystified me for the longest time. So, I prayed and asked God to help me understand it better. This woman … Continue reading Like the Woman at the Well
Is anything to hard for the LORD, really?
“Is [anything] too hard for the LORD? At the time appointed I will return unto thee, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son. (Genesis 18:14) “Is anything too hard for the LORD?” This is one of those Sunday School questions that everyone who has been a church member for any … Continue reading Is anything to hard for the LORD, really?
The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul: but the belly of the wicked shall want. Proverbs 13:25 The reason the contented believer is able to eat to the satisfying of his soul is because he, like Paul, has learned to be content. “Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have … Continue reading Learning Contentment
Strength in the face of discouragement
(25) And Adam knew his wife again; and she bare a son, and called his name Seth: For God, said she, hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew.(26) And to Seth, to him also there was born a son; and he called his name Enos: then began men to call upon … Continue reading Strength in the face of discouragement
Doing Good is not Always the Same as Being “Nice”
We need to be aggressive and proactive about our faith.
That Pebble in Your Shoe
We'll go to more trouble to remove a pebble from our shoe than we will a problem from our heart.
Seeing Beyond Our Troubles
It’s easy to think that our troubles are bigger than God because our troubles are so close. Things take a turn for the worse, the world as we know it ceases to function in the way we think it ought to and we immediately think that God is not all He says He is, or … Continue reading Seeing Beyond Our Troubles
God Changes the Odds
Life only works when God is in it.
What Happened to Nadab and Abihu
For a believer, every day is a day of sacrifice.