Tag Archive: spiritual

Haunting Bible Verses I: We Can Cause God Pain

Sometimes when I am drowsy while driving a car, a near-accident results in a surge of adrenaline that serves to keep me awake the remainder of the drive. The “near miss” awakens me,… Continue reading

“Why Doesn’t God Make Life Easier?”

This question was asked of me recently by a dear friend whose godfather committed suicide. My friend–like many of us!–is genuinely trying to sort through the intense pain/hardship/suffering that characterizes life on earth.… Continue reading

Desire…A Proof of God’s Existence…

“Whom have I in heaven but You? And earth has nothing I desire besides You” (Psalm 73:5 NIV). . As the deer longs for streams of water,     so I long for you, O God. 2 I… Continue reading

“What Now?” (A Heads Up For New Followers of Jesus)

What a blessing it is that the Holy Spirit often helps His people to look back over their earthly lives with clarity, noticing retrospectively some of what God was doing (and how He… Continue reading

Jesus’ People Are The Potpourri of Heaven…

2 Corinthians 2:14-16 NLT: But thank God! He has made us his captives and continues to lead us along in Christ’s triumphal procession.  Now he uses us to spread the knowledge of Christ… Continue reading

An Unforgivable Sin…?

A dear friend recently asked about Jesus’ statement in Luke 12:10: “Yet those who speak against the Son of Man may be forgiven, but anyone who speaks blasphemies against the Holy Spirit will… Continue reading

It’s Time For Revival…

It’s time for revival…and believe it or not it starts with God’s people–Christ-ones–repenting of OUR SINS and walking away from the unfaithful aspects of OUR LIFESTYLES before we ask non-believers to do the… Continue reading

The Thief On The Cross…(What Receiving Salvation Looks Like)

Let’s a take a walk together through Luke 23:39-43, five brief but powerful verses that help us understand more clearly what salvation–receiving Jesus as our Lord and Savior for the forgiveness of our… Continue reading

By Faith…(Hebrews Chapter 11)

To learn more about faith, let’s take a stroll together through the 11th chapter of the Biblical book of Hebrews, shall we? 🙂 (please click HERE for the entire chapter) Verse 1a: “Faith… Continue reading

I Can Do All WHAT? Through Christ Who Gives Me Strength…

“I can do all things through Him who strengthens me” (Philippians 4:13 ESV). “I can do all this through Him who gives me strength” (NIV). Many people quote the Bible verse above–and with… Continue reading