We as humans can live with two kinds of boldness: natural and divine. Natural boldness can come across as overpowering and rude.
Matthew, Mark, and Luke all contain a tale of Jesus healing a man with Leprosy. This story is a moving image of the world and the church. In Luke 5:12-17, we find that
Acts 8 verses 26-40 depicts what happens when someone obeys when God calls. Philip was told by an angel sent from God to go south through the desert. Philip goes and, on the road, sees a chariot. The Holy Spirit tells him to walk beside the chariot. Philip obeys. The Read More…
There are times in our lives that God will ask us to do something that we do not want to do. In those moments, we have a choice to make: His way or our way?
The way of a disciple of Christ is to step up into the storms of life and see what God will do. We can all too often opt to hide in the background, live life in anonymity, and let life just pass us by. But that is not what God Read More…
Mark 5 has a remarkable story of Jesus’ compassion in the face of death. A Jewish leader named Jarius comes to Jesus to plead for his daughter’s life.
There is a difference between leaving a church and being sent out from a church. People who leave a church—even those with the best intentions to do great works for God—go without the blessing and anointing of the sent.
Genesis 15 has a fascinating story of God cutting a covenant with Himself on behalf of the world. When reading the story, the surface tale almost makes it seem that Abraham and God are cutting a covenant together. Abraham, the father of faith, finds himself in a moment of doubt.
The shedding of Blood to cover sins is an established principle that runs throughout the Bible from Adam and Even to Jesus. It all began in the Garden. Genesis 2, 3, and 4 tell the story of the fall of man and the introduction of the sacrifice.
Philippians 4:8 says, “And now, dear brothers and sisters, one final thing. Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worth of praise.”