I Didn’t Do It!!

“The man said, “The woman whom you gave to be with me, she gave me fruit of the tree, and I ate.” Then the Lord God said to the woman, “What is this that you have done?” The woman said, “The serpent deceived me, and I ate.” Genesis 3:12-13   I used to have a love hate relationship with […]

Unbelief

Immediately the boy’s father exclaimed, “I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief!” Luke 9:24 NIV   Faith in God makes sense until it doesn’t anymore.  Faith in God is sometimes easier to understand cognitively than in actual reality.  It makes sense in our heads, but is much harder to translate to the world we […]

Easy Button To God

A few years ago Staples created a cultural icon when it began its “easy button” campaign.  They said that using their store was the equivalent of hitting the magic easy button for your life and business.  This ad was wildly successful and memorable for most people because it tapped into something, we like – easy.  […]

Ambush

Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that the family of believers throughout the world is undergoing the same kind of sufferings. […]

Down for the Count

“25About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them, 26and suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken. And immediately all the doors were opened, and everyone’s bonds were unfastened.” Acts 16:25–26 (ESV)   Paul and Silas had just been […]

Count the Cost

As a reader I love to walk through book stores and see what books are being published, especially the best sellers.  Recently, I was walking through Barnes and Noble and could not help walking through the self-help section.  Now sarcastically I can say to you this is my “favorite” section of the book store to […]