INSPIRATIONAL PICTURES

Grace

Health issues can be challenging. As we age, they seem to increase daily. I look forward to the new body God promises us when we are home with the Lord. “But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await… Read More ›

God’s Timing

God sets an appointed time to fulfill His plans and purposes. He is never too soon or too late to act. His schedule is perfect. We can put our faith, hope, and confidence in God’s divine timing. “For the revelation… Read More ›

Called To Be Encouragers!

Words of encouragement are powerful! They can make a huge difference in a person’s day! When feeling overwhelmed, anxious, or fearful, a kind word filled with hope spurs us on in our journey. Jesus understood this, practiced it, and stressed… Read More ›

One Thing Needful

If I asked you, What is the one thing needful in your life? How would you reply? There is no mistaking what the one thing needful is in Luke 10:40-42. Although Jesus recognized Martha’s feelings of annoyance, and surely appreciated… Read More ›

Homeless

Jesus knew what it was to be a homeless man. He spent the better part of three years depending on the charity of others. During His public ministry, Jesus did a lot of walking! Taking accounts from Scripture we can… Read More ›

Connected To God

God did not need us. He is perfect and complete. However, God wants us. Unlike the angels, God created man in His image and calls us His children. It is His will to establish a personal relationship with us. “So… Read More ›

Chaos and Confustion

The world is under the confusion of the devil. What’s wrong seems right (like abortion) and what’s right (good relationship with Israel) seems wrong. He uses confusion to rob us of our peace. When circumstances leave us bewildered and life… Read More ›

Give Thanks At All Times

This Presidential election has knocked most everyone sideways, whether you voted for Biden or Trump. The up-in-the-air results and delayed announcement regarding the leader of our nation have been a real “nail biter.” Some Christians find themselves asking God, why?… Read More ›

Smoke and Incense

Historic wildfires are burning millions of acres and destroying homes and entire towns in California, Oregon, and Washington state. In Oregon, more than 40,000 people have fled their homes. Fire brings about smoke and, in the Bible, sin and wicked… Read More ›

Perseverance

Perseverance is a life skill for the body and spirit. Children are taught to persevere by setting goals and facing their challenges. By doing so, they learn the joy of fulfilling an ambition through hard work and practice. They can’t… Read More ›

The Holy Spirit

The Christian faith is built on the doctrine that God consists of three persons in one (Deut. 6:4/Hebrew word echad = compound unity). Praise the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost! The Father is not the same person as the Son… Read More ›

This Generation

It is no mistake that you were born into this time, this generation. God marked out your appointed time in history and the boundaries of your habitation. You were not given any say as to which family or nationality you… Read More ›

Wings of God

It is written that God made man in His image. There are many references in the Bible that depict God as having wings. This is a metaphorical depiction and symbol of His love and protection. “So God created mankind in… Read More ›

Manna

God appointed Moses to lead His people out of Egypt. For over 400 years they were enslaved but God heard their cries and delivered them. He prepared Moses for the incredible task of leading the Israelites out of Egypt, through… Read More ›

Are You Ready?

Matthew 25:31-46 31 When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels with him, then shall he sit upon the throne of his glory: 32 and before him shall be gathered all nations: and he shall separate… Read More ›

Get Out Of Ur!

What do we know about Abraham? As one of the most important patriarchs of the Bible, it’s worth taking a moment to examine his life. Like all humans, he had many flaws. But God chose Abraham to be the father… Read More ›

We Serve A BIG God

Omnipotent. Omnipresent. Omniscient. God is all-powerful, all-present, and all-knowing. We serve a BIG God. Too often we forget His mighty power and crumble when adversity or trials come our way. Instead of telling God how big your trial is (He… Read More ›

Waiting On God

Waiting can be very challenging. Whether we are in the slowest checkout line at the grocery store or asking God to answer a prayer, delays are often disappointing, worrisome, and frustrating. When God pushes the pause button in life it… Read More ›

Uniquely Designed By God

Recently, I spoke with a friend who attended several concerts and musical lectures about the life and amazing talents of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Mozart was a prolific and influential composer of the classical era and was considered a child prodigy…. Read More ›

Purity Amidst Impurity

Sexual impurity abounds! It’s everywhere. Promiscuity has become the norm in our society. While waiting in grocery store checkout lines, we see it plastered over all the magazine headlines. When turning on the television, it’s hard to find a show… Read More ›