Tag: faith

Are You Faithful?

Are You Faithful?

It was a sunny morning when James stepped outside to get his morning paper. Only a moment later James returned with a disgusted look on his face. No paper! James said, “I’m gonna have to get me a new paper…

What Are the Hedges in Your Life?

What Are the Hedges in Your Life?

Have you ever considered what it would take to cause you to renounce your faith in the Almighty God? Satan likes to ask that question about every faithful child of God. He is studying and watching for our weaknesses, waiting…

What Happens When I Read My Bible

What Happens When I Read My Bible

The word works effectually in me. – 1 Thess. 2:13 The word teaches, reproves, and corrects me. – 2 Tim. 3:16 The word strengthens me. – 1 John 2:14; Acts 20:32 The word gives me faith. – Rom. 10:17 The…

Alias or Identity?

Alias or Identity?

When I was younger, my friends and I used to play a trick on the baristas at Starbucks. We would wait in line and order our coffee, but when they asked for a name to attach to our order we…

“Martha, Martha”

“Martha, Martha”

On the southeastern slopes of the Mount of Olives, about 2 miles east of Jerusalem, lay the small village of Bethany, where lived three of Jesus’ most intimate friends:  Lazarus and his sisters, Mary and Martha. Luke 10:38-42 records a…