The God of provision

Genesis 22:8 &1 4 / Hebrews 11:17-19 When Isaac asked where the sacrifice was Abraham’s response shows that he trusted the promise of God. He said, “The Lord will provide.”  This is a very powerful statement of faith being lived out in action.  Abraham went to the mountain with his son, the promise of futureContinue reading “The God of provision”

Faith in Waiting

Hebrews 11:9 (NIV) 9 By faith he made his home in the promised land like a stranger in a foreign country; he lived in tents, as did Isaac and Jacob, who were heirs with him of the same promise. Imagine getting a promise of a new house or a new car, and then being toldContinue reading “Faith in Waiting”

Remain in Christ & He is Always in You

1 John 2:18-27 There is an old saying, “You are what you eat,” which is true physically and mentally.  What we feed our mind and soul upon will transform or make us whatever we will be.  John follows Christ’s teaching found in John 15, of the vine and branches.  He reminds us of the importanceContinue reading “Remain in Christ & He is Always in You”

Confession Opens the Soul

1 John 1:8-10 It is said in psychological circles that the first step to getting well, is to admit we have a problem. However, most people struggle with admitting that they have problems. Every person in the world lives with the problem of sin, and the only hope of answer is to admit, or confessContinue reading “Confession Opens the Soul”

The God of Perfect Answers

(James 1.16-18) We sing the chorus “God Is So Good,” and praise Him saying ‘He’s so good to me.’.  Yet, when situations to come into our lives that are hard, we don’t often find ourselves saying ‘praise God for this trial.’  Sometimes we pray to God to get the job we just know is right for us, but it doesn’t come. Continue reading “The God of Perfect Answers”

Drawn to Keep on the Journey Through Our Weakness

Psalm 106 is filled with the history of Israel’s struggle as a nation, to follow and be faithful to God.  It praises God for His faithfulness in forgiving and leading the nation even through their greatest times of sin.  It speaks of our need to be faithful and obedient, but really focuses upon God’s graciousContinue reading “Drawn to Keep on the Journey Through Our Weakness”