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Have Faith 

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. (Hebrews 11:1 ESV) 

Abraham was a man with real faith. He responded when God called him from his home in Mesopotamia and directed him to…

Our God Is Greater - Part 1 

“If this be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of your hand, O king. But if not, be it known to you, O king…

When Our Faith Is Tested 

Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. (James 1:2-3 NIV) 

In today’s verses, James reminds us that difficulties and trials can take many…

Resisting Temptation 

No temptation (or obstacle) has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that…

Exercise Your Faith 

Trust in the Lord, and do good; 
dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness. 
Psalm 37:3 (ESV) 

The antidote to fear is trusting the Lord. The more you trust the Lord the less fear and anxiety you have. Think of…

Newness of Life 

By our baptism, then, we were buried with him and shared his death, in order that, just as Christ was raised from death by the glorious power of the Father, so also we might live a new life. Romans 6:4…

Being Faithful in Small Things 

“Whoever is faithful in small matters will be faithful in large ones; whoever is dishonest in small matters will be dishonest in large ones” (Luke 16:10 GNT). 

Each of us are part of the vast tapestry of God. He has…

A Thankful Attitude 

Though the fig tree may not blossom, 
Nor fruit be on the vines; 
Though the labor of the olive may fail, 
And the fields yield no food; 
Though the flock may be cut off from the fold, 
And there be…

Like a Mustard Seed 

“Then Jesus said, “What is the kingdom of God like? How can I illustrate it? It is like a tiny mustard seed planted in a garden; it grows and becomes a tree, and the birds come and find shelter among…

Faithful Service 

“… but to keep me from getting puffed up, I was given a thorn in my flesh, a messenger from Satan to torment me and keep me from getting proud. (Corinthians 12:7 NLT) 

  

Yesterday we saw that the Lord tells…