Liked from Afar

No one else dared join them, even though they were highly regarded by the people. (Acts 5:13 NIV) In Acts chapter 5, we learn that sometimes people won’t join your circle not because they don’t like you, but because they’re afraid of what a relationship with you will cost them. After Peter called out AnaniasContinue reading “Liked from Afar”

He is Touched by Your Faith!

While people were crowding and pressing against Him, Jesus stopped and asked the question, “Who touched me?” (Luke 8:45). Then Peter jumped in with his two cents, “Master, the people are crowding and pressing against you” (v.45). But Jesus wasn’t referring to just any touch, so He explained, “Someone touched me; I know that powerContinue reading “He is Touched by Your Faith!”

The Rewards of Giving

“Give, and you will receive. Your gift will return to you in full—pressed down, shaken together to make room for more, running over, and poured into your lap. The amount you give will determine the amount you get back.” (Luke 6:38 NLT) Over the years, I’ve come to realize how true this principle is. WheneverContinue reading “The Rewards of Giving”

Are You Faithful?

“But like a woman unfaithful to her husband, so you, Israel, have been unfaithful to me,” declares the Lord. (Jeremiah 3:20 NIV) I find it interesting that even after many years of marriage, most couples struggle with trust issues. They can’t seem to trust their partners around others, especially single people. Oftentimes, it’s not theContinue reading “Are You Faithful?”