Recognition Is The Heart of Believing

Recognition Is The Heart of Believing

“I myself have seen, and have testified that this is the Son of God.” ~John1.34     As John the Baptist began his ministry, he didn’t know who he was looking for, but he knew God sent him to proclaim the coming Messiah (John 1.6-8, 23). Imagine...
The Word Of Christ, God’s Richest Blessing

The Word Of Christ, God’s Richest Blessing

Several years ago my church hosted an evening women’s event. I was not able to go, but heard from friends who were there about an incident that left some people feeling uncomfortable. Shortly afterward I ran into another friend, the MC of the event, and mentioned to...
You Can Trust The One Who Knows Every End

You Can Trust The One Who Knows Every End

I make known the end from the beginning, from ancient times, what is still to come. ~Is. 46.10     Relationships are built on trust. It is very difficult to have any sort of intimate, lasting, or fulfilling relationship with someone we do not trust.  ...
God Reigns In The Stillness Of Your Heart

God Reigns In The Stillness Of Your Heart

Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations I will be exalted in the earth. Psalm 46.10     What do Genghis Khan, Napoleon, Stalin, Hitler, Mao Zedong, Pol Pot, and Idi Amin have in common? They were rulers of countries or vast...
Beware Of The Influence Of Counterfeit Power

Beware Of The Influence Of Counterfeit Power

…the ruler of this world is coming. He has no claim on me. ~John 14.30   Counterfeit Power   Sin entered the world when, instead of resisting Satan, Adam and Eve chose to eat of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. (Gen. 3.1-7) Since that time, all of...