Doubt and excuses to “hold back” and not wholeheartedly commit to God and His Word can take on many different forms. Doubt of God’s Word which is rooted in unbelief and fear has kept many Christians from experiencing the promises of God in their lives and in the lives of their loved ones.
Entering into God’s rest is one of those scriptural topics that take on different meanings to different people. With me being the black and white person that I am, I take the verse that talks about entering into God’s rest literally. Continue reading
Enemies to the truth of God’s Word lie in wait daily to strip us of our faith and steal the blessing of God out from under us. Continue reading
Faith is the substance of the things we hope for. It’s the evidence or proof of the things we can’t see. Faith is the substance of our inner vision of a goal we seek to obtain based upon God and His Word. Continue reading
Reasons to believe in the existence of God are all around us. All we have to do is open our eyes and look at His creation to see what a mighty God we serve. But even with all the visible evidence of the existence of God which surrounds us, the bottom line is that those of us who believe the Gospel have made the choice to believe it. Continue reading
Faith in God and His Word must be able to stand independently from anything else in your life including the answers you may or may not receive in prayer. Continue reading
How are you doing? That’s a question that can come from many different places when tossed our way. The person asking may simply be curious. He or she may be nosy. A nervous energy may be the source of the question. Or the person asking may honestly want to know how you’re dealing with visible turmoil in your life. Continue reading
Stepping out in faith in situations where we can’t see the outcome of our journey can be frightening. Sometimes as we make necessary decisions in our lives, we literally can’t see what’s around the next curve. Continue reading
Faith to receive the blessing of God is a vision within yourself of wholeness where there is lack in your life. The faith to produce the vision of victory within you comes by hearing God’s Word.
In Mark 5:24-29 we have the story of the woman with the issue of blood. The text says that the woman had suffered with this infirmary for twelve years. She had spent all her money on physicians and instead of getting better, she grew worse. Continue reading
Faith rooted in the belief in what God can do on your behalf can cause you to throw all caution to the wind. Consider the story of the paralyzed man in Luke 5:18-26
In this story, a paralyzed man being carried on a mat by other men was on his way to a home meeting that Jesus was conducting. Verse 17 says that the power of the Lord was with Jesus to heal the sick. Continue reading