“Resist fear…I am your shield…your reward shall be beyond your expectation…” Genesis 15:1 (paraphrased) An alliance of four kings rebelled against an oppressive confederation of five kings. They sacked their cities, gathered the loot and headed home with the prisoners. Abram’s nephew Lot was among them. Abram mustered his… Read moreSHAKE, RATTLE and ROLL
Life is not without struggle and we are easily burdened with its pressures. Often we have more than enough on our plate on a daily basis and we are weary from the load we carry. It is precisely to us in our battle-worn condition that Yeshua (Jesus) extends the… Read moreBLUEPRINT FOR SHALOM (Peace, Health and Prosperity)
Words have power to create and build or to tear down and destroy. Words have the characteristics of seeds. You reap what you sow. The words we speak determine our atmosphere and our experience. They affect how we respond to circumstances. They regulate the power we have to deal with… Read more5 LIFE-TRANSFORMING AFFIRMATIONS ABOUT GOD
Before we awake each morning, our day is already set. The day unfolds like a steeplechase course with hazards and barriers. Circumstances test our wit and our grit. People cross our path. Some encourage or assist and propel us forward in the race. Others impede our progress with distraction or… Read more5 STEPS TO MAKE PEACE WITH YOUR LIFE
What do YOU do with the empty spaces in your life? The less-than-satisfying relationships, unfulfilled dreams, disappointments, lost hope, despair. Left empty, these spaces create a quagmire of alienation and depression. Filled with the wrong “stuff”, they become the seedbed of frustration, stress and various forms of self-destruction. … Read moreHOW DO YOU FILL THE EMPTY SPACES?
His question was sincere and to the point, “How do I access the eternal realities of life?” Jesus’ answer shook him to the core. “Sell everything. Give the money to the poor. Come follow Me.” The young man counted the cost, turned and walked away sorrowful. Therein lies the… Read moreTHE TRAGEDY OF THE RICH YOUNG RULER