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Even If God Doesn’t

“Ah Lord God! Behold, You have made the heavens and the earth by Your great power and by Your outstretched arm! Nothing is too difficult for You.”        (Jeremiah 32:17) God is like no other god.  He is the one true God and throughout the Bible He proved His divinity and supremacy with […]

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God Goes Before You

We all need the reminder that God goes before us. He is for us and He is with us. Listen to how King David expressed this truth –  “O LORD, you have searched me and you know me. You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar. You discern […]

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Chasing After God

“God sees not as man sees, for man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” (1 Samuel 16:7) God called David, “a man after my own heart.” (1 Samuel 13:14) Why? Why did God choose David, among all other men, to be King over Israel? It certainly was NOT because […]

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How to Respond to a Crisis of Faith

“Simon, Simon, satan has asked to sift you as wheat. But I have prayed for you, Simon, that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned back, strengthen your brothers.” But he replied, “Lord, I am ready to go with you to prison and to death.” Jesus answered, “I tell you, Peter, before […]

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Sheep Need a Shepherd

It’s no small coincidence that throughout Scripture, we are compared to sheep.  Like sheep, we have at least 4 basic negative behaviors.  We are: Stubborn – We think we know best and want to go our own way. Afraid – We fear failure, rejection…you name it! Anxious – We worry about the past and the […]

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Go with the Flow

“The wind blows wherever it pleases. You hear its sound, but you cannot tell where it comes from or where it is going. So it is with everyone born of the Spirit.” (John 3:8) At  some point in life, we’ve all tossed a feather or light object into the air to watch it be swept […]

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Beneath the Surface

“For My thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways My ways,” declares the Lord.  “For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are My ways higher than your ways and My thoughts than your thoughts.”  (Isaiah 55: 8-9) Much like an iceberg, there is more to life than meets the eye. […]

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Two Temptations We All Face (Part 2)

“For this reason I say to you, do not be worried about your life, as to what you will eat or what you will drink; nor for your body, as to what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?”  (Matthew 6:25) In Part 1, we addressed […]

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Eternal Perspective

“We fix our eyes NOT on the things which are seen, but on the things which are not seen; for the things which are seen are temporary, but the things which are not seen are eternal.”  (2 Corinthians 4: 18) The challenge we face as Christ-followers is to see the eternal more than the temporary. […]

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Living By Design

A family began a long vacation that included several days of travel.  On the third day of the trip, the eight year old daughter, weary from the traveling, asked, “Daddy, when we get where we’re going, will we be there?”  That’s a great question to ask of your life.  No single factor so determines the […]

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