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:…

Living By Faith

Scripture By faith Noah, after he was warned about what was not yet seen and motivated by godly fear, built an ark to deliver his family. By faith he condemned the world and became an heir of the righteousness that comes by faith. ~Hebrews 11:7, CSB Quote Living by faith means never knowing where you…

Hope For The Hopeless

Scripture “For I know the plans I have for you” ​— ​this is the LORD’s declaration ​— ​“plans for your well-being, not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.” ~Jeremiah 29:11 {CSB} Quote Everyone needs something to look forward to–We call this HOPE! ~Ya’akov Your present circumstance may be less than ideal but I am sure…

Perfect Faith

Scripture Jesus answered them, “Truly I tell you, if you have faith and do not doubt, you will not only do what was done to the fig tree, but even if you tell this mountain, ‘Be lifted up and thrown into the sea,’ it will be done. ~Matthew 21:21, CSB Quote I am an imperfect person loved by a perfect Savior. ~Ya’akov…

Woe To Those Who Go To Egypt For Help

Scripture Woe to those who go down to Egypt for help and…They do not look to the Holy One of Israel and they do not seek the LORD. ~Isaiah 31:1, CSB Quote Man says, “show me and I’ll trust you,” God says, “trust Me and I will show you.” ~Image Quotes In scripture, Egypt is a type of the ‘world.’ In a crisis,…

A Paradox Of Faith

Scripture Going a little farther, He fell face down and prayed, “My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from Me. Yet not as I will, but as You will.” ~Matthew 26:39, CSB Quote A paradox is a seemingly absurd or self-contradictory statement or proposition that when investigated or explained may prove to…

Precious Faith

Scripture Faith is the confidence that what we hope for will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see. ~Hebrews 11:1, NLT Quote Faith is a gift to be treasured ~Ya’akov Peter reminded his readers that FAITH is more precious than gold. In his first Epistle he said…”So be truly glad, there is…