Ready, Set, … Wilderness!

Immediately the Spirit drove Jesus into the wilderness. And He was there in the wilderness forty days, tempted by Satan, and was with the wild beasts; and the angels ministered to Him. Mark 1:12-13 From time to time, we’re pushed into some circumstances that aren’t so pleasant. We find ourselves in some situations that we […]

The Why Question

But the children struggled together within her; and she said, “If it is so, why then am I this way?” So she went to inquire of the Lord. Genesis 25:22 There’s one word that can give a clue to so many things in life. It’s a question that if properly asked can lead to amazing […]

Know Yourself!

Then they said to him, “Who are you, that we may give an answer to those who sent us? What do you say about yourself?” He said: “I am the voice of one crying in the wilderness.” John 1:22-23 Last week, we talked about being yourself. But before you can be yourself you must know […]

Be Yourself!

We do not dare to classify or compare ourselves with some who commend themselves. When they measure themselves by themselves and compare themselves with themselves, they are not wise. 2 Corinthians 10:12 For more than a century now, government and security agencies all over the world have depended on using fingerprints to identify people. Many […]

Seeing Beyond

Jesus turned to Peter and said, ” Get away from me, Satan! You are a dangerous trap to me. You are seeing things merely from a human point of view, and not from God’s.”  Matt 16:23 NLT So there are at least 2 points of view: The human point of view and God’s. I’m sure […]

The Power of a Dream

Now when they saw Joseph afar off, even before he came near them, they conspired against him to kill him. Then they said to one another, “Look, this dreamer is coming! Come therefore, let us now kill him and cast him into some pit; and we shall say, ‘Some wild beast has devoured him.’ We […]

Deal with the Root

Jesus replied, “You of little faith, why are you so afraid?” Then he got up and rebuked the winds and the waves, and it was completely calm (Matthew 8:26). Most of the time we watch things get out of hand and by the time we’re ready to act, it has gone too far, oftentimes beyond […]

Dream Again!

Then he dreamed still another dream … Genesis 37:9 We all had great expectations for the year 2020, and just as we were coming out of the winter blue to get the year going, Covid-19 struck, and everything stopped. Our life including our world, was never the same again. 2020 was the year everything got […]

How to Beat Life’s Boredom

“Meaningless! Meaningless!” says the Teacher. “Utterly meaningless! Everything is meaningless.” Ecclesiastes 1:2 When it comes to life, humans have all kinds of idea as to what will give them the best satisfaction. Some think more money will give them pleasure. Others think power will give them everything. Some others think position will do the magic. […]

Costly Mistake

And don’t sin by letting anger control you. Don’t let the sun go down while you are still angry, for anger gives a foothold to the devil. Ephesians 4:26-27 This past week was a very difficult one for top Tennis player, Novak Djokovic. He was favored to win the just concluded US Open 2020 with […]