Dagger From A Friend (#102)

At one point, Job's entire world came crashing down around him. He had lost everything: his flocks, herds, and most devastatingly of all, he had lost all of his children in the matter of one day. In today's culture, Job losing his flocks and herds was the equivalent to someone losing their job, as well…

Begin Again (#101)

Jesus and His disciples had withdrew as the Crucifixion approached. A short time later, Jesus begins to inform the disciples about the suffering and terrible things He would have to endure. His words were shocking, unfathomable, and Peter quickly cuts Him off (almost out of terror to hear more) declaring that he would follow Jesus…

The Remnants (#100)

The nation of Israel found themselves at a fork in the road when they arrived in Jerusalem. Most of the people prayed to Baal and other false gods. These gods were adored by many as they believed them to be their guide and salvation. A small remnant avoided them altogether as they knew in their…

Song Of New Life #97

"My soul is downcast within me; therefore, I will remember You." - Psalm 42:6 We all have down days from time to time. When presented with a difficult occurrence, such as the death of a loved one, or when confronted with the unknown, we may succumb to feelings of fear and anxiety. When the waters…

Light and Revelation (#96)

There are many kinds of books available throughout the world. These books include fiction, biographies, history, and genuine stories of real-life occurrences, among other genres. These are the books that we read that tell us about other people's tales and their lives, or that tell us about imaginary worlds created by the authors' imaginations. There…

Rain of Blessings (#93)

God desires for you to demonstrate love and trust. Notice the word is *demonstrate*. Not simply say the words, but actually do the action. Did your spouse, family member, or significant other say something hurtful to you? Respond (demonstrate) in love. God will handle the rest. "...we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and…