Shavuot!

Shavuot!

Acts 20:16,  For Paul had decided to sail past Ephesus, so he would not have to spend time in Asia; for he was hurrying to be at Jerusalem, if possible, on the Day of Pentecost.   Today in 2024 is the actual Jewish date for Pentecost, the feast of weeks.  Just a quick...
“A Rainbow in a Cloud on a Rainy Day”

“A Rainbow in a Cloud on a Rainy Day”

Ezekiel 1:26-28,  Above the dome that was over their heads, was something like a throne that looked like a sapphire.  On it, above it, was what appeared to be a person.  I saw what looked like gleaming, amber-colored fire radiating from what appeared to...
Are You Walking Blind or Do You Have To See It First?

Are You Walking Blind or Do You Have To See It First?

2 Corinthians 5:7,  “For we walk by faith, not by sight.” Whew!  That’s a tall order for most of us.  Most people live with a “show me” and then I will believe mindset and God is calling us to live by a Faith mindset.  Every day we have a choice ~ which one we will...
Don’t Be Afraid or Discouraged…

Don’t Be Afraid or Discouraged…

Joshua 8:1,  Then the Lord said to Joshua, “Do not be afraid do not be discouraged. Take the whole army with you, and go up and attack Ai.  For I have delivered into your hands the king of Ai, his people, his city and his land.” Israel had just faced an unexpected...
STOP For A Minute & Just Be Still For a Second!

STOP For A Minute & Just Be Still For a Second!

Psalm 46:10, “Be still, and know that I am God:  I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.” There are different times and reasons God may tell you to “Be Still”.  Usually, we use this verse when we need Him to fight for us and that is what...
Life Is Full Of Surprises…

Life Is Full Of Surprises…

1 Peter 4:12-13,  Dear friends, don’t regard as strange the fiery ordeal occurring among you to test you as if something extraordinary were happening to you.  Rather, to the extent that you share the fellowship of the Messiah’s sufferings, rejoice; so that you will...
It’s Time To Build ‘Em Up!

It’s Time To Build ‘Em Up!

1 Thessalonians 5:11,  Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing. What a great idea!  Do you have someone who is building you up and encouraging you?  Are you building people up around you on a daily basis?  There’s so much hurt...
Get Up!  Get Movin’! You Can Do It!

Get Up! Get Movin’! You Can Do It!

Philippians 4:13,  “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” I have to admit that I have had days when I got up feeling as though the tasks of the day were daunting and I just didn’t really feel up to it all. One of the worst things we can tell...
Rise Up With His Confidence

Rise Up With His Confidence

Hebrews 10: 35-36,  “Therefore do not cast away your confidence, which has great reward.  For you have need of endurance, so that after you have done the will of God, you may receive the promise:” Right now the world needs to see Christians rise up in the confidence...
Battling It Out On Your Knees

Battling It Out On Your Knees

Jeremiah 12-13,  Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will hear you.  You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart.   The chaos and craziness just doesn’t seem to end, does it?  No matter where you live, it’s just one...
The Battle Is Spiritual…Is Your Armor On!

The Battle Is Spiritual…Is Your Armor On!

Ephesians 6: 10-12,  Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power.  Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes.  For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities,...
He Will FulFill All He Has Said He Will Do!

He Will FulFill All He Has Said He Will Do!

Psalm 119:160,  “The entirety of Your Word is truth, And every one of Your righteous judgments endures forever.” God is the same, yesterday, today, and forever and so is His Word.  Too often people want to pick and choose which parts of the Bible they want to...