Posts from February 2016

Why Do I Have To Sit In The Back Seat?

God’s call to sacrifice for our siblings Wherever there are siblings, there are feelings of always being stuck in the back seat, always getting the leftover snack, or never getting the priority with the TV.  It’s tough having to share with siblings or give up what we want to make a brother or sister happy.…

John 7:19-31 “Appearances Can Be Deceiving”

Click here to view this week’s teaching or other past teachings. The residents were amazed because they knew the truth. The leaders did want to kill Him, and they were astonished and confused over the lack of leadership engagement in the situation! They reasoned, if Jesus is a deceiver, He should be stoned; if He’s Messiah, worshiped! They asked,…

God Gives Isaac A Wife

We trust God’s Plan for us Abraham was a man that truly trusted God.  We can read about his testing in the book of Genesis.  Even as an old man Abraham was clearly aware that God would take care of things.  Let’s take a look at how Abraham trusted God to find a bride for…

John 7:11-18 “Is Life Like A Box Of Chocolates?”

Click here to view this week’s teaching or other past teachings. The Jews relied upon man’s authority and education to receive their doctrine secondhand, but Jesus wants us to experience the authority of His truth directly and personally! That’s why Jesus effectively tells His listeners in Jerusalem and us today, “If you seek God’s will for your life, then…

Why can’t I be an only child?

God’s Plan for Loving Our Siblings God puts some of us in families as an only child.  The rest of us have siblings.  If we desire to be an only child, it is probably for reasons that aren’t that pleasant.  It is difficult, at times, to love your siblings, but that is what God has…

John 7:1-10 “Not My Will”

Click here to view this week’s teaching or other past teachings.  If He went too early or too late it wouldn’t be the Father’s will, but Jesus always pleased the Father, so His movements were in sync with what the Father desired! So He remained behind, walking carefully in order to fulfill the Father’s will! Now a fair question is why…

God Speaks To Job

Job 38-39 We are thankful that God made everything. For those of you who appreciate stirring, powerful dialogue, the book of Job delivers.  The discourse between God and his anguished follower Job reaches its climax in chapters 38 and 39 when God answers Job’s cries. The story begins when Satan challenges God to allow him…

Proverbs 14 “The Word is: Wisdom”

Click here to view this week’s teaching or other past teachings.      Proverbs, chapter 14 gives us the picture of true Wisdom. It is wisdom that begins with the proper fear of The Lord. Awe and respect and total love for The Lord. In its pages we find instructions, guidance, and hope. Wisdom. Scriptures often use the term…