Rise up and Help Us!

The Word Rise up! Help us! Ransom us because of your unfailing love. (Psalm 44:26) Thought There are seasons when, from our perspective, conflicts and challenges appear unprovoked and senselessly thrust upon us. More concerning though, is when evil’s intrusion appears unchallenged by God. He seems silent and unresponsive. In these seasons, some may question…

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God’s Miraculous Provision

The Word Jesus took the five loaves and two fish, looked up toward heaven, and blessed them. Then, breaking the loaves into pieces, he gave the bread to the disciples, who distributed it to the people. They all ate as much as they wanted, and afterward, the disciples picked up twelve baskets of leftovers. About…

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Pursuing God’s will with a Whole Heart

The Word As slaves of Christ, do the will of God with all your heart. (Ephesians 6:6)  Thought The will of God is an often used phrase and the frequent subject of prayer. There are times our commitment to love and serve Jesus Christ and his will is simple to understand, yet other times complex.…

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God is Forever Glorious

The Word All glory to God forever and ever! Amen. (Galatians 1:5) Thought The word glory is used in reference to many things. For example, the American flag is referred to as Old Glory, and one’s younger years are sometimes called the glory days.  Were it within my power, I would declare the word glory…

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Father Forgive Them

The Word Jesus said, ‘Father, forgive them, for they don’t know what they are doing.’ (Luke 23:34) Thought Jesus knew he was innocent of every accusation and charge against him. He knew lies, deception, and manipulation were used to place him upon the beams, where as a man his flesh would perish of life. He…

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