Tag Archives: Faith

I’m convinced …

“I’m absolutely convinced that nothing—nothing living or dead, angelic or demonic, today or tomorrow, high or low, thinkable or unthinkable—absolutely nothing can get between us and God’s love because of the way that Jesus our Master has embraced us. Romans … Continue reading

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Blessed by children …

“That precious memory triggers another: your honest faith—and what a rich faith it is, handed down from your grandmother Lois to your mother Eunice, and now to you!” 2 Timothy 1:5 (The Message Bible) Across the river, I heard a little … Continue reading

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Ashamed and embarrassed …

[Jesus said] “Unless you people are dazzled by a miracle, you refuse to believe.” John 4:48 This morning Pastor Mark continued his sermon series, “Do You Know Him?” My initial thought was, “Sure, I know Jesus—how could I not know … Continue reading

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Water is in control …

[God says] “Watch closely. I’m laying a foundation in Zion, a solid granite foundation, squared and true… A hailstorm will knock down the shantytown of lies, and a flash flood will wash out the rubble.” Isaiah 28:16,17 Last weekend a tree fell … Continue reading

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Out of sight? Out of mind?

“If they see you coming, they look the other way— out of sight, out of mind.” Proverbs 19:7 Some things I intentionally place out of sight to avoid, such as income tax paperwork, mending and ironing, and years of pictures I … Continue reading

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Proven gold . . .

“Pure gold put in the fire comes out of it proved pure; genuine faith put through this suffering comes out proved genuine.” 1 Peter 1:6,7 I’m fascinated by the reference to gold in much of the Bible. Who discovered gold … Continue reading

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Disappointed?

“We continue to shout our praise even when we’re hemmed in with troubles, because we know how troubles can develop compassionate patience in us …” Romans 5:3 I read in a post by Bishop Steven Charleston, we should handle disappointments … Continue reading

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Cindy, a good woman …

“A good woman is hard to find, and worth far more than diamonds….Her children respect and bless her; her husband joins in with words of praise…The woman to be admired and praised is the woman who lives in the Fear-of-God. Give … Continue reading

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Hide and seek …

“The road to life is a disciplined life; ignore correction and you’re lost for good.” Proverbs 10:17 As a kid I loved playing “Hide and Seek.” Someone is “It” at a home base and hides their eyes and counts to … Continue reading

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Healed through faith …

“Faith in Jesus’ name put this man, whose condition you know so well, on his feet—yes, faith and nothing but faith put this man healed and whole right before your eyes. Acts 3:16 Several years ago, an elderly friend dying … Continue reading

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