9 But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. 10 For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then […]

God Did It

Know, therefore, that the Lord your God is not giving you this good land to possess because of your righteousness, for you are a stubborn people. Remember and do not forget how you provoked the Lord your God to wrath in the wilderness. From the day you came out of the land of Egypt until you came to this place, you have […]

My Hope

In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. John 1:4-5   Finish this sentence for me, “My hope is in…”  If you grew up in a Christian home, you were likely taught that your hope rests in God, period.  Now the […]

He is There

“He said, “Do not be afraid, for those who are with us are more than those who are with them.” the Lord opened the eyes of the young man, and he saw, and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha.” 2 Kings 6:16-17   Monday afternoon a powerful […]

Christ Be With Me

Christ be with me and within me, Christ behind me and before, Christ beneath me and above me, Christ to comfort and restore, Christ in quiet and in danger, Christ in hearts of all that love me, Christ in the mouth of friends and strangers, Christ in every heart that’s broken, Christ in every joy […]

What if…Prayer

And Jesus answered them, “Truly, I say to you, if you have faith and do not doubt, you will not only do what has been done to the fig tree, but even if you say to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and thrown into the sea,’ it will happen. 22 And whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive, if you have faith.” […]

Made You Look

“Those who accepted his message were baptized, and about three thousand were added to their number that day.” “And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved.” Acts 2: 41, 47   Made you look.  It’s a phrase you have heard before, from someone trying to get your attention for some reason.  Just […]

Almost There

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly. John 10:10 ESV   How many times have you said to someone, “Once I get past Christmas, then life will be much less busy.”  This sentence has many forms here are just a few more […]