The One and Only

Whom have I in heaven but you? I desire you more than anything on earth. (Psalm 73:25 NLT) This wasn’t Asaph’s initial reaction. Earlier in the psalm, he had envied the prosperity of the wicked–their health, wealth, success and trouble-free life. Sadly, during his difficult times, the psalmist allowed his eyes to shift to theContinue reading “The One and Only”

Praying on the Armor of God

Put on all the armor that God gives, so you can defend yourself against the devil’s tricks. We are not fighting against humans. We are fighting against forces and authorities and against rulers of darkness and powers in the spiritual world. So put on all the armor that God gives. Then when that evil dayContinue reading “Praying on the Armor of God”

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”

When in Doubt Seek Him Out

Trust in him at all times, you people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge. (Psalm 62:8 NIV) The enemy always tries to bombard me with doubt, making me rethink certain things. Thankfully, when I seek Him out, God comes to my aid and protects me from the enemy’s attacks, soContinue reading “When in Doubt Seek Him Out”