Observation

Scripture “Lord, show us the Father, and we will be satisfied.” ~John 14:8, NLT Quote We look for God to manifest Himself to His children: God only manifest Himself in His children. ~Oswald Chambers {My Utmost, April 21} Is it possible that Philip’s question hurt Jesus? Was Jesus disappointed in Philip’s lack of observation? I…

Children Of God

Scripture Behold what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God! ~1 John 3:1, NKJV Quote The first link between my soul and Christ is not my riches but my need. ~Charles H. Spurgeon Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward from Him.[Psalm…

A Growing Faith

Scripture We must always thank God for you, brothers and sisters. This is only right, because your faith is growing more and more, and the love that every one of you has for each other is increasing. ~2 Thessalonians 1:3, NCV Quote Having babies is one thing; nurturing them to maturity is another. ~Ya’akov The…

A Doubting Thomas

Scripture “I won’t believe it unless I see the nail wounds in his hands, put my fingers into them, and place my hand into the wound in his side.” ~John 20:25, NLT Quote Demanding a sign proves the weakness and immaturity of our faith. ~Charles Stanley Thomas the apostle, often referred to as the twin,…

Faith and Obedience

Scripture His mother said to the servants, “Whatever He says to you, do it.” ~John 2:5, NASB Quote Faith is not intelligent understanding, faith is deliberate commitment to Jesus where there seems to be no way. ~Oswald Chambers Following Christ requires faith from start to finish. The justified live by faith, not sight. It is…

Weeds Have No Future

Scripture Though the wicked sprout like weeds and evildoers flourish, they will be destroyed forever. ~Psalm 92:7, NLT  Quote Taking the path of least resistance makes both men and rivers crooked. ~Ray dis Comfort I preached Psalm 92 just a few weeks back but as I read it again,  I saw some things I had misses {imagine…

Proud As A Peacock

Scripture “Is this not magnificent Babylon, which I have built as a royal capital by my mighty power and for my glorious majesty?” ~Daniel 4:30, NRSV Quote Pride first, then the crash, but humility is precursor to honor. ~Solomon {Proverbs 18:12, Msg} Life can be humbling for even the proudest and the most successful. Nebuchadnezzar was…

Net Breakers

Scripture And this time their nets were so full of fish they began to tear! A shout for help brought their partners in the other boat, and soon both boats were filled with fish and on the verge of sinking. ~Luke 5:6, NLT Quote No matter what you face or what comes against you: it is…

Abraham The Prophet

Scripture “Now return the man’s wife, for he is a prophet, and he will pray for you and you will live. But if you do not return her, know that you will certainly die, you and all who are yours.” ~Genesis 20:7, CSB Quote Living by faith includes the call to something greater than looking…

The Power Of Faith

Scripture Then Jesus told them, “I tell you the truth, if you have faith and don’t doubt, you can do things like this and much more. You can even say to this mountain, ‘May you be lifted up and thrown into the sea,’ and it will happen.  ~Matthew 21:21, NLT Quote Faith can move mountains:…