Tag Archives: faith
Are You Fully Persuaded?
Romans 4:18-21 “Against all hope, Abraham in hope believed and so became the father of many nations, just as he had been told, “So shall your offspring be.” Without weakening in his faith, he acknowledged the decrepitness of his body … Continue reading
Are Bible Stories Still Relevant to Our Lives?
Why do I write about the great men and women of faith in the Bible? Why do I examine their stories and and pay attention to what they did and how they lived? 2 Tim. 3:16 says “All Scripture is given by … Continue reading
When It Looks Like It’s Not Going to Happen, Part 2
There’s another story I find interesting too, about when things don’t go the way we think they should. I am reminded of a story where the nation of Israel had to pass a severe judgment on one of their relative … Continue reading
What to Do With Joshua 1:8?
“This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate in it day and night, that you may observe to do according to all that is written in it.” Joshua 1:8 NKJV These instructions were … Continue reading
Dogtags and Pearls 2
I failed to announce my second Dogtags and Pearls book that was finished last year. This is the second compilation of blog posts from this blog. There will be a third also, as I am already designing the cover for … Continue reading
Count it All Joy…
The book of James, Chapter 1:2-4 says “My brothers, count it all joy when you fall into divers temptations; Knowing this, that the trying of your faith works patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that you may be perfect … Continue reading
Loving the Invisible God
“To know, know, know him, is to love, love, love him…” Remember that old song? It’s a 1958 single by the Teddy Bears. It wasn’t written about God, but I like to use it about God. We humans are very … Continue reading
Who was Rahab?
I have been writing a lot here lately about the righteousness imputed to us by God and His generous grace. Something came up recently in a conversation about Rahab and I had to go and re-read her story. Her life … Continue reading
According to the Pattern, Part 1
Perry Stone is a prophetic teacher who looks for patterns in the bible. After listening to Perry teach this, I am convinced that God works in patterns and that we need to pay attention to that. Ecclesiastes 1:9 seems to … Continue reading
The Band Aid Scripture
If you have been attending a church for any length of time, you may have noticed people getting “saved” over and over, accepting Jesus again and again. Why do they do this? I believe it is because they may fall … Continue reading