We first see the name Jehovah Jireh (the Lord will provide) when Abraham was on his way to the altar with his son, Isaac. This was the son that God had said He would make a great nation out of. The very son that had been promised and then miraculously provided to Abraham and Sarah. … Continue reading Jehovah Jireh – The Lord Will Provide
It’s exciting to read Jesus’ letter to the church in Philadelphia. Finally, we see a church that was on the right track and Jesus only had good things to say about the way they were living. He had placed before them the open door of salvation and once they walked through it, no one could … Continue reading Be all in for Jesus!
He who watches the wind [waiting for all conditions to be perfect] will not sow [seed] and he who looks at the clouds will not reap [a harvest]. - Ecclesiastes 11:4 AMP Has God put something on your heart that you know He wants you to get moving on? Has He given you a dream … Continue reading What are you waiting for?
One of my favorite stories in the Bible is the story about the prophet Elisha and one of his servants when they were facing capture by an opposing army. (2 Kings 6:13-17) As soon as they received word that a strong force had surrounded the city, the servant panicked. “Oh, my lord, what shall we … Continue reading Invisible Army
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! - Philippians 4:4 One thing I've always been really good at is completely panicking whenever things seem to be getting out of control. Out of my control, that is. As long as things are going smoothly, I'm fine. But the moment something comes my way … Continue reading Rejoice!
But if from there you seek the Lord your God, you will find him if you look for him with all your heart and all your soul. – Deuteronomy 4:29 It was time for Moses to give one of his final speeches to the Israelites as they were getting ready to cross over into the … Continue reading Never too far gone for forgiveness
Picture the scene. The disciples are in a boat with Jesus, the one that spoke the seas into being. Suddenly a treacherous storm hits. The winds are howling and the waves are smashing. I can picture the disciples frantically trying to steady the sail and bail the water out of the boat. I can picture … Continue reading Frantic
There are so many times when I read about the Israelites' journey out of slavery and into the promised land that I see myself in their wanderings. So often I stumble across a principle that I can apply to my life today. So often that I am reminded of who God is and that he … Continue reading Time to move!
Sometimes when I reflect back on my life, I wonder how many opportunities I’ve missed to do something great for the Kingdom of God. How much time have I wasted? How many times have I said, “I’ll do it tomorrow” yet never got around to it. Many years ago, I was impacted by a verse … Continue reading Never too late
It is becoming more and more apparent that Christians are in a fierce battle against the tide of moral decay. And although it may feel like we are fighting against other people, the Bible makes it clear that our fight is not against flesh & blood. We are fighting against mighty powers in this dark … Continue reading Ready for Battle