INSPIRATIONAL PICTURES

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 ›

Weary In Spirit

Recently, weariness overtook my heart. I was angry with government officials who supported late-term abortions… calling for the rights of women yet neglecting the rights of innocent babies whom they planned to murder. Intense sorrow filled my heart as I… Read More ›

Be Of One Accord

By Rob Pue In Matthew 21, we read of Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem. After the disciples brought the donkey to Jesus for Him to enter the city upon, we read, starting in verse 7, “they brought the donkey and… Read More ›

Dwelling In Christ

There are many significant Bible characters that did not have a set dwelling place. The children of Israel wandered the desert for 40 years. King Saul had David running for his life and John the Baptist was a desert dweller,… Read More ›

Salt Of The Earth

Salt has been used in many cultures as a valuable commodity. During Roman times, salt was so precious it provided a means to pay soldiers. Our English word salary comes from the word salarium, a name given to this mineral when… Read More ›

Biblical Love

Those looking to criticize Jesus and His followers suggest that Christians lack compassion and love when they make a stand against sin. Politically correct topics such as gay marriage, full-term abortion, and premarital sex are especially hot topics. However, God’s… Read More ›