Faith prays through the pain.
Sometimes you just don’t know what to pray.
When you and I go to God in prayer, we must take the time to let God show us who we really are so that we humble ourselves before Him as the publican did. Otherwise, we're just praying to ourselves.
My wife Jane is a retired nurse. She’s still very good at it. There are other nurses that come to her for advice on how to do their jobs better. Am I bragging? No. In the words of Bear Bryant: “It ain’t bragging if you can do it,” and when it comes to being a … Continue reading Careful for Nothing
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!
In a previous post, I mentioned that my wife and I were in charge of s’mores for our Vacation Bible School. Part of that responsibility included keeping the fire going. Because it’s easier to keep a fire going than it is to restart one that’s died out. That means keeping a constant eye on the … Continue reading Are you fueling your fire?
People like to hold up the apostle Paul as some kind of super saint. Paul never saw himself that way. He saw himself as quite the opposite. He referred to himself as the chief of sinners (1 Timothy 1:15). It’s why he penned verses like 1 Thessalonians 5:25 – “Brethren, pray for us.” None of … Continue reading Our greatest need