Statistics show 80% of Americans believe in God. Why then are we not turning the world upside down as the disciples did in the book of Acts? Because there is a vast difference between belief and faith, and that difference is trust. To simply believe is to do no more than the demons. In Matthew … More Eighty Percent
It is amazing how God can teach you a spiritual truth in an instant. This morning while listening to a sermon, He showed me the answer to the frequently asked question, how do we know that infants, young children and the mentally disabled go to heaven? In John 9, Jesus had just healed a man … More Time of Understanding
Have you ever viewed the Garden Tomb from Google earth? When I viewed it, I noticed a small window to the right of the entrance, and of course my question was, “Why would a tomb need a window?” As I searched for the answer, I ran across a website that explains a tradition which had … More The Death of Lazarus
Isn’t it amazing how we feel different each day. Every day we wake up and we notice how we feel, sometimes we feel good sometimes we feel bad, sometimes we even have a certain thought or fear that comes to our mind. This morning when I woke up I immediately had a thought that was … More Perfect peace
A question people frequently ask, “If Jesus was sinless why did He need to be baptized by John the Baptist?”
I have been studying about prayer lately and in my studies a question was posed that started me thinking about the quality of my prayer life. The question was, “What do you expect when you pray? An answer or silence? How many of your prayers are wishes not expecting an answer?” I have to admit … More What Do You Expect?
I was listening to the Bible on my way to work and when the reader read 1 Corinthians 15:10, I realized that Paul confirms what James has been trying to explain in James 2:17, “Even so faith, if it has no works, is dead, being by itself.” Paul said, in verse ten, “But by the grace … More Works
I was reading Luke 5:17-26, and noticed Jesus made an interesting statement in verse 23, He said, “Which is easier, to say ‘Your sins have been forgiven you,’, or to say, ‘get up and walk?’” 17. “One day He was teaching; and there were some Pharisees and teachers of the law sitting there, who had … More Which Is Easier?
Recently I wrote about a contestant on The Next Food Network Star. The young man was extremely knowledgeable in cooking and I thought he would be a good fit for the show. I was shocked when they released him, dashing his dreams. The reason? Inexperience! The mentors of the show decided he did not have enough … More Experience
I was reading about Elisha in 2 Kings 2:23-25 the other day, “Then he went up from there to Bethel; and as he was going up by the way, young lads came out from the city and mocked him and said to him, “Go up, you baldhead; go up, you baldhead!” When he looked behind him … More A Bear Judgment