Plodding Forward

…in much patience, in tribulations, in needs, in distresses.2 CORINTHIANS 6:4 Every step isn’t easy. Sometimes you will have to grab your pants leg and put your foot forward. There won’t always be sunny days (2 Corinthians 6:4-10). On the days when the rain is pouring, keep your eyes of faith on the risen Christ … Continue reading Plodding Forward

3 Thoughts On The Star Of Bethlehem

  It was a starry night, like most others, with one exception; there was a super bright star in the sky that was being used to lead some “wisemen” to the newborn King. There are many speculations as to what the Star could have been, from scientific anomalies to a miraculous display of God’s power, … Continue reading 3 Thoughts On The Star Of Bethlehem

Trust and Obey

By Myself I have sworn, says the Lord, because you have done this thing…I will bless you…  GENESIS 22:16-17 God is seeking obedience out of complete trust. Trusting God’s heart leads to obedience of His will in my life. Much like Abraham, I must follow where He Leads even though I may not know where … Continue reading Trust and Obey

A look at the temptations of Jesus

“And Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness for forty days, being tempted by the devil. And he ate nothing during those days. And when they were ended, he was hungry.” ‭‭Luke‬ ‭4:1-2‬ ‭ESV‬‬ https://www.bible.com/59/luk.4.1-2.esv Jesus faces temptations. All humans do. The temptations … Continue reading A look at the temptations of Jesus

Acceptable Offerings?

If you bring your gift to the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar, and go your way. First be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift.  Matthew 5:23-24 This passage makes a few things clear upon deeper inspection. Conflict among … Continue reading Acceptable Offerings?

Colossians 3:17

Paraphrase: “Just remember that whatever you’re doing, thinking or saying is reflecting on you and God; so live in a way that will glorify God and not detract from His glory. Jesus is worthy of glory so give thanks for being able to represent Him!” Principles: Sometimes it’s not something specific God wants me to … Continue reading Colossians 3:17