That’s the good news

Romans 5:20 NIV Bill Wilson and Bob Smith, co-founders of Alcoholics Anonymous, once visited an attorney who was a hardened alcoholic. Confined to bed because of violent behavior, the man had no choice but to listen to their stories of recovery. But as soon as they started talking about a “Higher Power,” the attorney shook […]

SOMEONE ELSE IS RIGHT?

Originally posted on Count it all joy:
Think about this… -“What did God tell Elizabeth and Zechariah?” He told them that they would have a baby. -“What did Zechariah believe?” He questioned God, and didn’t believe he and his wife would have a baby in their older age. Luke 1:18, 20 Zechariah said to the…

The Serpent’s Blood

“Do you see it?” asked the teacher. “Behind the rock,” I replied. It was a snake, brown and black, and slithering in the desert sand. “What do you know about snakes?” he asked. “I know to avoid them.” “Nothing more?” “Not much.” “What you should know is that snakes are cold-blooded.” “Why is that important?” […]

The Midbar

He took me out in the desert to an immense valley surrounded by reddish mountains, which turned increasingly purple and blue as they extended out into the far distance. “What words come to your mind,” said the teacher, “when you look at the desert wilderness?” “Dry …barren …hot …austere …severe …hard …forbidding …” “And when […]

Dream killers (5)

Hebrews 11:26 NIV Moses discovered that when you’re not fulfilling your God-given dream, a king’s palace won’t make you happy. “By faith Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be known as the son of Pharaoh’s daughter. He chose to be mistreated along with the people of God…because he was looking ahead to his […]

Light in Darkness.

“What I tell you in darkness, that speak ye in the light.” – Mat_10:27. CHRIST IS often speaking, in the secret of the heart; in the darkness of the night, “when deep sleep falleth upon men; there the Master tells us things in the darkness! To listen and obey will save us many a bitter […]