Archive for August 2011

Now Faith

Here’s my Bible reading for today from Hebrews 11.  I trust it will be a blessing to you and encourage your faith today. Faith is ALWAYS NOW, in its hope for unseen things  Now Faith imparts a testimony – which is mine?  A good or a poor testimony? Sacrifices offered “by faith” are “more excellent”…

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Are These Earthquakes “Those” Earthquakes?

Are there prophetic implications concerning the two recent earthquakes, one that shook the east coast and the other which shook southern Colorado?   Is God trying to capture our attention? Jesus did say that in the last days “earthquakes” would be one of the signs, recorded by three of the Gospels (Matthew 24, Mark 13…

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Reconciliation Elevates

Old people are seen as being selfish and crotchety old people.  Paul in his later years didn’t come across that way.  We read that in his twilight of life, he had a concern for Onesimus and his relationship with a mutual friend, Philemon.  Whoever Onesimus was and whatever he did to be thought of as…

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One Purpose for Prophetic Words

You are likely aware that prophetic words are for confirmation, exhortation, comfort and correction.  They often reveal hidden things and the future.  But there’s another purpose for those prophetic words we receive from the Lord through men and women of God. Paul wrote to a young pastor words of encouragement in his first letter to…

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He Didn’t Get Stuck With You!

During the years I was in elementary school, one of the most dreaded events was the spelling, arithmetic or geography bees.  Some of you may remember where the teacher would choose two captains and they would select those present in the classroom.   When it came to sports, there was little fear or anxiety about not…

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