The Faithfulness of God

Today passage asks the question — does a person’s unbelief weaken God’s faithfulness? We read in His Word that if we ask and we believe, we receive (Matthew 21:22, Mark 11:24). But what if we do not always 100% believe? There are times in life when yes, we believe in God, and yes we trust … Continue reading The Faithfulness of God

More Than a Story: Compassion

[The Good Samaritan: Luke 10:25-37] Compassion – Deep awareness of the sufferings or misfortunes of another with a desire to relieve it. Verse 37 - And he said, "The one who showed mercy toward him." Then Jesus said to him, "Go and do the same." [NASB] Mercy – eleos (el'-eh-os) – pity, mercy, compassion, tender … Continue reading More Than a Story: Compassion

The Transfiguration of Jesus

[Matthew 17:1-13, Mark 9:2-13, Luke 9:28-36] Chronologically in the Bible, before the Transfiguration, we read that Peter recognizes Jesus as “the Christ, the Son of the living God” (Matthew 16:16b NIV). After Peter’s identification of Jesus as the Christ, we read about the prophecy of the church – the well-known statement, “you are Peter, and … Continue reading The Transfiguration of Jesus

Acts: Prayer

Acts: Prayer [Acts 4:23-31, Acts 12:1-19] 1) Made In Faith See Mark 9:14-29 –“I believe; help my unbelief!” “Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours. And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive them, so that your … Continue reading Acts: Prayer