Distractions

I think the focus of many Christians today, rightly so, is on not sinning and living for the Lord. This does not make Satan’s job very easy. “Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.” (1 Pet. 5:8 NASB). “Then the Lord said to Cain, ‘Why are you angry? And […]

Prayer Need

On Oct. 2, my wife woke up with a migraine.  It lasted a couple days, then resolved itself.  Then, on that Friday, she was  suddenly hit with a major migraine.  She gets these from time to time, but this was by far the worst one she had ever experienced.  I took her to the ER, […]

Answer to Prayer

There are a number of Bible verses that tell us that we can ask for and receive blessings from God. Obviously, if the Bible says it, it is true. However, the way into which we put into practice the things we read in the Bible can make all the difference. For example, John 14 says, […]

Thinking with a Renewed Mind

Lately, I have been meditating on Philippians 4:8 – “Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.” (ESV). It seems to me that if we, as Christians, […]

Heaven on Earth

Allow me to start by making this disclaimer, I do not think that I am anywhere near an expert on this subject. My thoughts are based on teachings, self-study, hours of discussion, and lots of prayer. Still, I do not believe I have even begun to crack open all that Heaven on Earth could be. […]

Great, Big Dreams, Part 2

Earlier this year, I wrote an entry for this blog titled Great, Big Dreams. Two weeks ago, I had the pleasure of getting to watch the fulfillment of the dream that God had given me. When I asked God to give me a big dream, He told me that I was to bless the Hill […]

The Battle is the Lord’s

Three of the Gospels give us the account of Jesus and the disciples getting into a boat with the intent of crossing the Sea of Galilee. Jesus falls asleep in the boat, and a great storm picks up. The waves were causing water to flood the boat. The disciples wake Jesus up and let Him […]