There are some things in life where the answer is obvious and if God chastises us for our inaction, it should not surprise us.
There are four times in Scripture where Paul declares something to be a “faithful saying.” The first is in 1 Timothy 1:15: “This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief.” This is the root system to all the … Continue reading Faithful Sayings
God has no pantheons and He has no super saints. He only has believers like you and me to trust Him so He can show Himself mighty in their lives.
Yesterday I was looking for potatoes to make mashed potatoes for dinner. I looked in the pantry and found none. When my wife got home, I told her we were out of potatoes. She opened the same pantry and in two seconds pointed to a 10-pound bag of them sitting in plain sight. I looked … Continue reading Dumber Than a Sack of Potatoes
What makes false teachers so dangerous is that many really do have God-given talents, but like Balaam they use them for selfish gain.
In order to have the blessings in life, you must deal with some of the less pleasant tasks that get you those blessings.
If your Christian growth seems stagnated even though you are in God’s Word, or if you are away from God’s Word for any reason, you can give any number of reasons why the Word of God is not for you, and you’d be wrong.
If you have ever worked with colored stains, you know that it’s important to give the can a good stir before using it because if you don’t stir things up, all the pigment stays at the bottom and the stain is not very effective. When the Lord described the Moabites, He said they were like … Continue reading Are you stirred up?
You know those indecisive squirrels you see in the middle of the road? They get halfway across the street and then when they see a car coming, they panic and don't know which way to go? Their inaction often turns them from indecisive squirrels and into flat ones. Exodus 14:13-16 tells us of a potential … Continue reading Don’t be a flat squirrel!
Yesterday I was downstairs changing the ballast on a fluorescent light when I realized I needed something out of my tool bag. So, I started rummaging around in the bag to get what I needed when I cut my left thumb on an exposed blade. The cut was deep and serious enough to where Jane … Continue reading No interruptions, only divine appointments