Your Fate Is Sealed By God, Not People

A stone slab was placed over the opening of the den. The king sealed the cover with his signet ring and the signet rings of all his nobles, fixing Daniel’s fate. (Daniel 6:17 MSG) There’s an interesting statement that is stated differently in Daniel chapter 6: the law of the Medes and Persians can neverContinue reading “Your Fate Is Sealed By God, Not People”

The Power of the Word

What God has said isn’t only alive and active! It is sharper than any double-edged sword. His word can cut through our spirits and souls and through our joints and marrow, until it discovers the desires and thoughts of our hearts. (Hebrews 4:12 CEV) To counter bullying, little children were mistakenly taught to quote andContinue reading “The Power of the Word”

Who Do You Say He Is?

Jesus and his disciples went to the villages near the town of Caesarea Philippi. As they were walking along, he asked them, “What do people say about me?” The disciples answered, “Some say you are John the Baptist or maybe Elijah. Others say you are one of the prophets.” Then Jesus asked them, “But whoContinue reading “Who Do You Say He Is?”

Just Say the Word

He sent out his word and healed them… (Psalm 107:20 NIV) I often heard this verse quoted by other Christians, but didn’t quite understand its meaning, until I started to believe. The Roman centurion did too. He believed that Jesus’ word was powerful enough to heal his beloved servant, who was sick and about toContinue reading “Just Say the Word”