Prayers offered to empty stomachs

As a follower of Christ, the one thing that I hear more than the request for prayer is the opposition of it. Those that oppose it aren’t by the people who follow Jesus Christ but those who are against the “Christian Faith”. People who have said that they were once believers until they learned “the … Continue reading

Weeds Bear No Fruit

Matthew 13 24 He presented another parable to them: “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field. 25 But while people were sleeping, his enemy came, sowed weeds[a] among the wheat, and left. 26 When the plants sprouted and produced grain, then the weeds also appeared. 27 The landowner’s slaves came to him and said, ‘Master, … Continue reading

Tired and Frustrated

Matthew 11:28-30 28 “Come to Me, all [a]who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. 29 Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For My yoke is [b]easy and My burden is light.” … Continue reading

Food Critics

O taste and see that the Lord is good; how blessed is the man who takes refuge in Him! Psalm 34:8 Do you remember the best meal you ever had? Just think about that day, what did you do? Where did you go? Who was there? What did it smell like? What about the colors? … Continue reading

Establishment

What happens when your good gifts serves as the anchor for your faith but God takes it away? We lose our assurance of faith because we lost focus of our all encompassing sacrifice for all in Jesus, as a relationship with our Heavenly Father is devalued and placed below a comfortable life filled with earthly blessings and recognition.

Comfort’s Double-edge Sword

“Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exiles . . .” 1 Peter 2:11 “But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ” Philippians 3:20 “For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed … Continue reading

Real Love

Matthew 5:46-48 For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not even the tax collectors do the same? And if you greet only your brothers, what more are you doing than others? Do not even the Gentiles do the same? You therefore must be perfect, as your heavenly Father … Continue reading

Sunday Morning Therapy

Something frightening happened to me this morning.  A heavy weight that has been pressing down on my heart finally got a name and a face. If you haven’t notice this heaviness when you are in church, maybe what the Holy Spirit has said in His word will turn on the lights.  But when you start … Continue reading

Southern Hospitality

We seek to gain something from others as we give an appearance of love, seeking to fulfill our interests. Human love always looks to its own interests first whether we admit it or not.

Perfections Place

Matthew 23 Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples: 2 “The teachers of the law and the Pharisees sit in Moses’ seat. 3 So you must be careful to do everything they tell you. But do not do what they do, for they do not practice what they preach. 4 They tie … Continue reading