Help me in my unbelief. That is what the man cried out when he wanted his son healed. Here is a bit from that passage: Mark 9:22 And it has often cast him into fire and into water, to destroy him. But if you can do anything, have compassion on us and help us.” 23 … Continue reading The truth will set you free
Training and thinking
James 4:6-7 Expanded Bible (EXB) 6 But God gives us even more grace, as ·the Scripture [L it; orhe] says, “God ·is against[opposes; resists] the proud, but he gives grace to the humble [Prov. 3:34; 1 Pet. 5:5].” 7 So ·give yourselves completely [submit]to God. ·Stand against [Resist] the devil [1 Pet. 5:9], and the devil will ·run[flee] from you. So we are on vacation and spending some time with … Continue reading Training and thinking
Puffed up or edified?
God provided faith comes by hearing and accepting as we listen intently to the breathed utterance and loving narrative about Jesus (Rom 10:17 Lance Literal Translation). I've always been a left brain person. I love to figure things out. It is exciting when I have a thought or think about a problem differently and out … Continue reading Puffed up or edified?
I once heard a story about Honda glasses. This guy wanted to buy a Honda car. He didn't know much about them but had done a lot of research, asked around and test drove a few Honda cars. Before he began his quest, he didn't really notice very many Honda's on the road. Now they … Continue reading Jesus Glasses
Rocks and sand
Do you ever wonder how something so simple can be so hard? Why is it "believing what God has said" tend to be very place that we get stuck? Don't worry, you are in good company. Peter had a tough time believing what God said. Well in this case it was Jesus doing the talking, … Continue reading Rocks and sand