Meekness And God’s Strength

Moses was said to be the meekest man on earth. “Now the man Moses was very humble, more than all men who were on the face of the earth.” Numbers 12:3 (NKJV) This character trait is found within people who demonstrate humility, patience, strength, and gentleness. Moses certainly needed these qualities to lead the Israelites […]

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Captive, Yet Free in Christ

To free ourselves from the snares of the enemy we must become Christ’s captives. In ancient Rome, when a military leader came back victorious, a triumphal procession was given in his honor. A spectacle of chained captives that included kings, princes, and tribal leaders would follow behind the general’s chariot. The apostle Paul used this […]

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Easter and the Unbeliever

What do we know about Jesus? What does Scripture say? Historical writings by Tacitus and Josephus validate His existence. Historians called the followers of Jesus Christians. They believed, as we do, Jesus was the Son of God in flesh. http://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/people-cultures-in-the-bible/jesus-historical-jesus/did-jesus-exist/ As believers, we recognize the Bible as the inspired Word of God.  It is a […]

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God Is Jealous For YOU!

God desires a personal relationship with us, His creation. That which He made… that which He made from the dust of the earth, He calls His own! He views us as children and friends. He never needed us. But God does take great pleasure in us and He spends much time thinking about us. “The […]

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The Promise of Spring

Years ago, I lived in Arizona. I never adapted to the climate and I cannot understand the “desert rats” that adore the 118-degree weather. I hated the heat and missed the beauty of tall oak and maple trees. I was born in Michigan and for sixteen years I enjoyed and welcomed each distinct season, especially […]

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A Christian’s Focus

We live in a fallen world. There are temptations and distractions everywhere. Those who think this life is all there is, that there is no afterlife, take advantage of every pleasure and distraction available to them. But the Bible makes it clear that we are to live as aliens in a foreign land. Earth is […]

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The Holy Spirit Nudge

  A nudge from the Holy Spirit is more than mere intuition. It’s the voice of God speaking to us through the Holy Spirit. It’s an invitation to join Him in His redemptive work. This spiritual nudge usually starts off as a feeling. Then, a clear thought or action formulates. The nudge remains steady and […]

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Strong In The Grace Of Christ

    A person with physical strength is greatly admired. Muscular athletes participating in various Olympic events are magnificent to observe. Years are spent training and learning how best to accomplish a specific skill or technique. These athletes rely on their own strength to attain victory. Mental strength is also admired. In the face of […]

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Psalm 23

  Psalm 23 gives us a picture of the Good Shepherd, Jesus Christ. He knows each of us by name. He keeps watch over us and protects us from dangerous predators. Our Shepherd leads his lambs to green pastures where streams of still waters await to quench and refresh thirsty souls. Jesus guides us down […]

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A Godly Perspective

  A person’s perspective is an attitude and viewpoint. It can be positive or negative. A positive perspective sees the good in even the most painful and darkest of circumstances. A negative perspective will eventually lead to a hard heart, a root of bitterness, and a stagnant spiritual walk. Perspective is an understanding that events, […]

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