Good News!

Luke 2:8-20 When was the last time you received good news? What did you do?  Did you keep it to yourself or did you share it with others? Imagine you were one of those shepherds watching over your sheep.  It was a night like any other or so you thought… Suddenly an angel appears out of … More Good News!

Appearances

Mark 11:12-14 My Father is glorified by this, that you bear much fruit; so you will be My disciples – John 15:8 I am sure a lot of us know Christians who go to church every week, know their Bibles inside out and say “Amen” and “Hallelujah” or “Praise the Lord” a lot during the … More Appearances

Accusations

Psalm 109 David talks about the wicked, his enemies and he wants God to intervene.  He wants them to be punished for speaking against him, lying about him, fighting against him without any cause and hurling accusations against him even though he has show them love. He wants God to save him so that his … More Accusations

Love is Not Proud

love does not parade itself, is not puffed up – 1 Corinthians 13:4 Pride is something God hates.  God loves humble people.  Love is humble.  Jesus gave a fine example of this when He left heaven where He was worshipped by angels to come here on earth.  He was humble in appearance.  He stayed in … More Love is Not Proud

Boasting

2 Corinthians 10:12-18 Too often Christians boast about all the wonderful things they are doing.  This was happening in the church in Corinth and that is why the apostle Paul addressed it in his second letter to the church leaders.  He wrote, “Oh, don’t worry; I wouldn’t dare say that I am as wonderful as … More Boasting

Unwavering Faith

Let us hold fast the profession of [our] faith without wavering- Hebrews 10:23 Faith barriers hamper God’s plans for our lives.  These barriers can be doubt, insecurity, ignorance and fear.  Moses was insecure and doubted his ability to do what God called him to do.  Job was ignorant of the magnitude of God’s power.  Jonah … More Unwavering Faith