I was reading in Luke 5:17-26 about when Jesus was in a home teaching. The religious crowd , the Pharisees and others from around the region, were there, probably to criticize , most certainly not to encourage Him.
Apparently the home was filled with people, because something happened that changed some lives that day. Continue reading
I have always tried to be aware of my testimony as a Christian and have tried to avoid doing anything that was questionable . So it was with a heighten degree of caution, when I found myself with a tight lower back pain after over-doing it at the gym, that I pondered the suggestion that I get a massage at a nearby establishment. I was told it was inexpensive and relaxing and I keep all my clothes on.
There! There was the key to making my decision!!! I had no desire to place Continue reading
Do you ever look around at others, perceiving them to have it all together, having the perfect faux Facebook family (my ____________________ is the most wonderful/beautiful/talented/smartest/ spiritual _____________________ in the world, y’all!!) and think to yourself, “Lord, How come I can’t have anything close to that?”
Or perhaps it may be when the Lord confronts you with a particular sin and you look around to point to others, who you think may have committed the same sin and say, “Yeah but, what about Johnny?” Continue reading