Never Stop Believing and Expecting

Now there is in Jerusalem near the Sheep Gate a pool, which in Aramaic is called Bethesda and which is surrounded by five covered colonnades. Here a great number of disabled people used to lie—the blind, the lame, the paralyzed. One who was there had been an invalid for thirty-eight years. When Jesus saw him lying there and learned thatContinue reading “Never Stop Believing and Expecting”

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”

I Was Blind But Now I See!

“Neither this man nor his parents sinned,” said Jesus, “but this happened so that the work of God might be displayed in his life.” (John 9:3 NIV) The blind man in John 9 lived with a label all his life until Jesus came along, that is. Since his birth, he was known for his disability.Continue reading “I Was Blind But Now I See!”

Don’t Go Into Premature Labour

People ruin their lives by their own stupidity, so why does God always get blamed? (Proverbs 19:3 MSG) I heard an analogy about waiting on God that really stuck with me. The person explained how no woman wants to give birth prematurely. In fact, she’s worried and upset when she has to give birth beforeContinue reading “Don’t Go Into Premature Labour”

Keep Your Eyes on Jesus, It’s All About Him

Keep your eyes on Jesus, who both began and finished this race we’re in. Study how he did it. Because he never lost sight of where he was headed—that exhilarating finish in and with God—he could put up with anything along the way: Cross, shame, whatever. And now he’s there, in the place of honor,Continue reading “Keep Your Eyes on Jesus, It’s All About Him”