The man could not hear, and his speaking was unintelligible. Many people would have discarded this man or avoided him – but not all people. Concerned people brought the man to Jesus. The crown wanted to see what Jesus could do with this man. With compassion and personal privacy, Jesus takes the man away from the crowd….
Draymond was Right Whereof I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God given unto me by the effectual working of his power. Ephesians 3:7 After Golden State basketball superstar Kevin Durant was injured in the NBA Finals, fans in Toronto were cheering. Actually cheering. Their team had a betterContinue reading “Draymond Was Right”
Find the Supply of Jesus for You. (Vs. 19) In the context of this passage, Paul was commending the Philippian church members, because they were faithful to send Missionary Paul money to help him further the Gospel and plant new churches. Paul is the New Testament missionary that most missionaries pattern their ministry after –Continue reading “In Search of Contentment, Pt. 5”
I Am Weak, But God is Strong Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ’s sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong. 2 Corinthians 12:10 Blood was everywhere. More than I had ever seen. Ever. We changed the bed sheets dozens of times inContinue reading “I am Weak, But God is Strong”
A Revival Prayer O LORD, I have heard thy speech, and was afraid: O LORD, revive thy work in the midst of the years, in the midst of the years make known; in wrath remember mercy. Habakkuk 3:2 With our annual Revival Meeting nearing, it is good to pause and to pray for the LordContinue reading “A Revival Prayer”
The Will to Live The spirit of a man will sustain his infirmity; but a wounded spirit who can bear? Proverbs 18:14 God has given to man an incredible powerful (yet not all-powerful) attribute – man’s will. The spirit of a man can help him cope, deal with, and go through incredible and extraordinarily challengingContinue reading “The Will to Live”
Think You Have A Headache Today? I read an article this week about a surgery performed on the wrong patient! Melanie Dadourian writes: “Doctors in Nairobi have been suspended for performing brain surgery on the wrong patient. A case of mistaken identification tags caused a mix-up between two patients — one needed surgery for a bloodContinue reading “Think You Have A Headache Today?”
Did You Think To Pray? Mine eye mourneth by reason of affliction: LORD, I have called daily upon thee, I have stretched out my hands unto thee. Psalm 88:9 We pray when we are in trouble. It is easy to turn our thoughts to Heaven when we have a big problem or a predicament thatContinue reading “Did You Think To Pray?”