A Life Of Victory or Defeat

“Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted in me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him for the help of his countenance.” (Psalm 42:5, Psalm 42:11, and Psalm 43:3) There is a very popular TV commercial that says “life comes at you fast!”  Boy, that statement…

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Bible Quiz #3

Welcome to our Monday Bible Quiz.  A time to refresh our memory with Bible history and events. 1.    In the plagues of Egypt, what happened to the water in the river Nile? (Exodus 7:14-17) 2.    Who was the little boy that heard God calling his name?  (1 Samuel 3:8) 3.    Who did Jesus throw out…

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Did You Know #1

Did you know that prayer is a vital life-line for all Believers?  The 12 disciples witnessed first-hand through Jesus “the power of prayer!” They watched Jesus quite often withdraw from all to have prayer time with Father God, so in Luke 11:1-4 we read them asking Jesus “Lord teach us to pray!”  Did you also…

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Questions About Heaven #4

Question:  Will Heaven be boring as our new home?  To think living in Heaven will be boring is to think God is boring!  Studying the Bible from Genesis to Revelation, we discover God is everything but boring!  God has personality, He is a relational God. God is an infinite being with unlimited power and resources. …

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An “Everlasting” Love

Relationships are great! Isn’t it a wonderful feeling being connected to another human being that makes you feel significant?  The first thought that comes to mind while in a relationship is how good it feels belonging and being a part of another’s life.  But relationships are only great if it works with two people striving…

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Is Healing for Today?

Contrary to what some think, yes, healing is available today for God’s children.  Sickness is not a blessing, it’s a curse, and it is not God’s will for His children to be sick with physical illness, emotional illness, mental illness, etc.  God’s Word tells us that sickness is a curse of the Law (Deut. 28:15,…

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The Names of God – El Shaddai

The LORD God Almighty All of the Books of the Bible are my favorite, but the Book of Genesis stands out the most to me because it reveals our beginnings of: family life, God’s love, man’s struggles, God’s plan to redeem lost man, the character of the LORD, etc.  What I find the most appealing…

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A Soldier In God’s Army

Earlier in the week I posted a “Love Letter” from a 4-part letter received from a man passing out tracts as he witnessed to passersby.  Today I am posting letters 2 and 4.   Letters 1 and 2 are written for the Believer by an unknown author.  Letter 3 was copied from a magazine, which I…

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The Names of God – El Elyon

Have you ever been in a situated in which someone had power over your life’s situations or decision-making?  How did this make you feel?  Did you feel trapped, helpless or hopeless? Today, we are going to journey into the Word of God and learn another awesome character of God’s name, which is “El Elyon!”  El…

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Names of God – Jehovah Tsidkenu

On our continuing journey learning the suffix names of Jehovah God we will look at Jehovah Tsidkenu, which means “the LORD Our Righteousness.” We discover this name in the Book of Jeremiah 23:4-6, which reads as follows: “And I will set up shepherds over them which shall feed them: and they shall fear no more,…

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Light Breaking Through the Darkness

It was 6:45 a.m. as I lay awake watching the light breaking through the darkness. This dramatic awakening of the darkness to light drew me to two very important scriptures giving me understanding of a nature occurrence with a spiritual meaning: John 1:1-5 “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God,…

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Names of God – Jehovah M’kaddesh

We serve one God with many titles associated to His name. As we read through the Bible, we learn that during Biblical days, names were given to individuals to identify the character of that person. So, in Biblical days when God showed himself strong on behalf of an individual, they expressed their gratitude by naming…

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Knowing God’s Voice

“My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me:  And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.   My Father, which gave them me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of…

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The Names of God – Jehovah-Jireh

When I became a new babe in Christ the first thing I wanted to do was to know everything about God and my new found faith.  That was 40 years ago and I am still learning about our Heavenly Father and His multifaceted nature.  One valuable lesson I learned is that knowing the names of…

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The Names of God – Jehovah

Today as we take our journey into the Word of God to discover unique names for God, we are going to learn about His name “Jehovah God.”  When using the name “Jehovah God” many associate this name with a religious organization and don’t want to use the name “Jehovah God.”  But, as we study the…

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to everyone!  This has been a year with many surprises and changes for everyone.  Changes that brought about fear, pain, and great losses.  Some of these changes have taught us the importance of family and the need for a power greater than man. Many will make New Year’s resolutions and many won’t,…

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God’s Presence

“…. Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.” (Mark 10:14)   At the age of 12 I knew very little about God, I believed He existed and that was it! I read many stories about God but couldn’t understand how He interacted…

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15 Day Advent Before Christmas – Looking for Hope (Day 8)

The next stop on our journey we will look at Abram and examine the prophetic promise given to him by the Lord.  This message is found in Genesis 12:1-3; Genesis 13:15-17; Genesis 15:13-16; and Genesis 17:4-10.  In these verses we learn that God is revealing more of His plan to the reader.   “Now the LORD…

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15 Day Advent Before Christmas – Looking for Hope (Day 7)

Let’s take a pause here and search the scriptures to discover the answer to Mary’s question “what does this all mean” and the message given to Mary by the angel Gabriel.  We live in a world full of doubt and unbelief!  Many people, pass and present, don’t believe in Jesus or His purpose for coming…

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