The man could not hear, and his speaking was unintelligible. Many people would have discarded this man or avoided him – but not all people. Concerned people brought the man to Jesus. The crown wanted to see what Jesus could do with this man. With compassion and personal privacy, Jesus takes the man away from the crowd….
Find the Strength of Jesus in You. (vs.13) What an incredible statement: “I can do all things through Christ…” This well-known verse is many times taken out of context or stretched to imply things that it is not truly dealing with. The doing of “all things” is not accomplished by your own power, intellect, ability,Continue reading “In Search of Contentment, Pt. 4”
Loving Laws or Loving People For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this; Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. Galatians 5:14 Do you know someone that is hyper critical? I mean, they have a problem with everyone and everything. “The temperature is too hot. The music is too fast. TheContinue reading “Loving Laws or Loving People”
Think You Have A Headache Today? I read an article this week about a surgery performed on the wrong patient! Melanie Dadourian writes: “Doctors in Nairobi have been suspended for performing brain surgery on the wrong patient. A case of mistaken identification tags caused a mix-up between two patients — one needed surgery for a bloodContinue reading “Think You Have A Headache Today?”
Mind Games in Relationships “And be renewed in the spirit of your mind…” Ephesians 4:23 One professional aptly stated that: “At age 20 we think: ‘What does everyone think about me.’ At age 40 we think: ‘It does not matter what other people think about me.’ And at age 60 we finally realize and think:Continue reading “Mind Games in Relationships”
Seasons of Change The leaves are falling. Soon the snow will be flying. Before long, the grass will shove through the earth and the flowers will blossom. The heat of summer will emerge, and the fall will be here before we know it. Seasons make the year interesting. Just as with the seasons and naturalContinue reading “Seasons of Change”
Five Reasons For a Revival Meeting Wilt thou not revive us again: that thy people may rejoice in thee? Psalm 85:6 We need revival. Every Christian needs the renewal, refreshment, and revitalization of commitment, perspective, and a deeper fellowship with God. Notice this study from several years ago: “The National Opinion Research Center at theContinue reading “5 Reasons for a Revival Meeting”
Who are You a Companion To? I am a companion of all them that fear thee, and of them that keep thy precepts. Psalms 119:63 Have you ever met a person who said they “had no friends?” Have you ever felt lonely thinking that others do not care about you? Sometimes we can become depressedContinue reading “Who are You a Companion To?”