Facing The Giants

Scripture “Let’s go at once to take the land,” Caleb said, “We can certainly conquer it!”But the other men…disagreed. “We can’t go up against them! They are stronger than we are!” ~Numbers 33:30-31, NLT Quote “Unless we have an overcoming faith, we shall be consumed by the giants in our path.” ~Charles E. Cowman The …

Mutilating a Famous Quote

Scripture These false teachers are like unthinking animals… They are a disgrace and a stain among you. They delight in deception… They commit adultery with their eyes, and their desire for sin is never satisfied. They lure unstable people into sin, and they are well trained in greed. They live under God’s curse. ~2 Peter 2:12-14 …

Ignorance: Blist or Fact

Scripture I was ignorant and lacked insight; I was as senseless as an animal before you. ~Psalm 73:22, NET Quote “We don’t know one-millionth of one percent about anything.” ~Thomas Edison A lot of things happen as you grow older and one of those things is the awareness of your ignorance. I don’t guess anything is …

Your Purpose In Life

Scripture And the one who sent Me is with Me—He has not deserted me. For I always do what pleases Him. ~John 8:29, NLT Quote You are God’s workmanship; a wonderfully complex creature created in Christ Jesus for good works! ~Ya’akov One of Naola’s rules was never make fun of a person’s appearance. When you did, she quoted Proverbs, “Those …

Desiring The Best

Scripture The one who refuses correction despises himself, but whoever listens to reproof acquires understanding. ~Proverbs 15:32, NET Quote “Mankind intuitively wants happiness and the best life has to offer.” ~Ray dis Comfort Correction and reproof are difficult to handle for most people and for all Bailey’s. I was corrected a thousand time plus in my …

Hen Kabod

Scripture For the LORD God is our sun and our shield. He gives us grace and glory. The LORD will withhold no good thing from those who do what is right. ~Psalm 84:11, NLT Quote There is no limit to God’s favor and blessing to those who walk in integrity. ~ Daniel J. Estes In preparing my …

Pilgrims

Scripture For we are aliens and pilgrims before You, as were all our fathers; Our days on earth are as a shadow, and without hope {of abiding}. ~I Chronicles 29:15, NKJV Quote “Whatever begin is grace {Christ}, will end in glory.” ~Warren W. Wiersbe Hebrews 11 states… “These {patriarchs} all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen …

Toxic Ambition

Scripture The one who is greedy for gain troubles his household, but whoever hates bribes will live. ~Proverbs 15:27, NET Quote Make a habit of giving money away on a regular basis: it is the best antidote to greed. ~Ray dis Comfort I’ve been in the ministry for 53 years and have served churches most of that time; …

God’s Mysterious Ways

Scripture Give ear to my prayer, O God; and do not hide Yourself from my supplication. Give heed to me and answer me; I am restless in my complaint and am surely distracted. ~Psalm 55:1-2, NASB95 Quote One of the simplest ways God can get our attention is through a spirit of restlessness. ~Charles F. Stanley Charles Stanley may …

Broken And Crushed

Scripture Grain is crushed, though one certainly does not thresh it forever. ~Isaiah 28:28, NET Quote God has made us bread and if it be needful for us to be crushed by the teeth of lions, blessed be the name of the LORD. ~Ignatius The sweetest things in this world have come through tears, sweat, …