Desert Temptations

Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil. Matthew 4:1 The great temptation that we face is to seek help and hope and honor from men instead of being satisfied with what God Alone provides. A desert is an empty and dry place where little survives and…

More Like Jesus

God is at work in every circumstance of our lives, and uses both the evil and the good for His ultimate plan to bless and make us more and more like Jesus.

Learning in a Traffic Jam

“Don’t let your hearts be troubled: You believe in God. Believe also in Me!” John 14:1 ESV One Friday afternoon as we inched through traffic on the expressway, our car suddenly made a sound I had never heard before. The engine died, but we were rolling just enough to coast to the right shoulder before…

Spiritual Dream Home

But the Lord was with Joseph and showed him mercy and He gave him favor in the sight of the keeper of the prison. And the keeper of the prison committed to Joseph’s hand all the prisoners who were in the prison whatever they did there it was his doing.              Genesis 39:21-22  My…

Walking on the Waters

Therefore let us move beyond the elementary teachings about Christ and be taken forward to maturity… Hebrews 6:1a NIV Sometimes when we read this portion of scripture we want to skip ahead to the gallery of faith heroes in chapter 11. These passages can seem dry and filled with a high theology disconnected from our…