Just Wait a Minute!

“If you can wait and not be tired by waiting” Rudyard Kipling Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord!         Psalm 27:14 Not long ago I had eye surgery and contrary to my expectations the first three days of recovery were extremely painful. It was a pain deeper…

The Battle is the Lord’s

All of us have battles from time to time. Most of us also can testify that some of them we have lost – but be encouraged: the war isn’t over! Before David became king he faced a battle with Goliath. At the beginning of the fight Goliath loudly spouts off about how great his strength…

Faces

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily trips us up. And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us. Hebrews 12:1 Back in 2016 the…

Getting Back in the Boat

And when they got into the boat, the wind ceased. Matthew 14:32 This short, seemingly insignificant verse holds a promise I had overlooked till I desperately needed it. I often thought about God challenging me as when Peter walked on water. Other times it was comforting to know that Jesus reached out his hand to…

Coming to the Red Sea

Moses answered the people, “Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will see the deliverance the Lord will bring you today. The Egyptians you see today you will never see again. The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still.” Exodus 14:13-14 One of my professors at Bible college often said that the Christian life wasn’t hard to live, it…