I Have a Dream

Joseph had a dream. (Genesis 37:5 NIV) The topic of dreams is prevalent in the Joseph account. As today’s passage reveals, it was Joseph who began to have dreams. Then few chapters later, we read about the dreams of the two prisoners (Genesis 40). Not long after, we’re told about Pharaoh and his dreams (GenesisContinue reading “I Have a Dream”

Rest to Refresh

There’s a good reason why the good Lord created a day for rest and asked us to do just that – rest. And it wasn’t about fulfilling a religious obligation but to help us feel better – mentally, emotionally, physically and spiritually. As Jesus reminded the religious leaders of His day who were all aboutContinue reading “Rest to Refresh”

Don’t Let It Get in the Way

Have you noticed how most of the miracles have one thing in common: someone or something always tried to get in the way of someone receiving their miracle. Here are just some of the many examples we find in the Gospels: Jairus, the synagogue leader who went looking for Jesus for life, was told notContinue reading “Don’t Let It Get in the Way”

A Change of Direction

Jesus said to Simon, “Don’t be afraid; from now on you will fish for people.” So they pulled their boats up on shore, left everything and followed him. (Luke 5:10-11 NIV) Simon Peter and his companions were fishermen. It wasn’t like they had much choice anyway. One would think that with such a common tradeContinue reading “A Change of Direction”

He Cares, Do You Believe?

Jesus was in the back of the boat with his head on a pillow, and he was asleep. His disciples woke him and said, “Teacher, don’t you care that we’re about to drown?” (Mark 4:38 CEV) It amazes me how the disciples could ask Jesus this question when Mark clearly tells us that Jesus wasContinue reading “He Cares, Do You Believe?”

It Is Written, But What Does It Really Mean?

Finally, the devil took Jesus to Jerusalem and had him stand on top of the temple. The devil said, “If you are God’s Son, jump off. The Scriptures say: ‘God will tell his angels to take care of you.They will catch you in their arms, and you will not hurt your feet on the stones.’”Continue reading “It Is Written, But What Does It Really Mean?”