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More Than I Can Handle

The common saying goes like this: "God will never give you more than you can handle." Paul says that's just wrong. 2 Corinthians 1:8–9 (ESV) For we do not want...

The Waiting is the Hardest Part

Have you ever been in a place where God just made you wait? You needed an answer yesterday and God kept saying, "not today"? I've been there. You've been there....

God’s Blank Check Moment

For one "Genie-like" moment in the Bible, God gives a blank check to the son of David, King Solomon. 1 Kings 3:5 (ESV) At Gibeon the LORD appeared to Solomon...

Yeah, but are you PRAYING about it?

We will have tough times in life.  Jesus said so. John 16:33 (ESV) I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you...

Happy OLD Year!

Jesus is NOT GLOOMY! There are some Christians who take PRIDE in being gloomy for Jesus.  Everything is a sin.  You can't have fun.  If it's fun, it must be a sin,...

The Moral Majority is Dead

Christians, take note.  The Moral Majority is dead. Whatever your thoughts on the re-election of President Obama and others can be debated as to what is proper for our Country...

Holiday

I found an interesting insight from Philip Yancey's book on Prayer: "Be still and know that I am God": the Latin imperative for "be still" is vacate. As Simon Tugwell...

Going…on Purpose

In the parable of the talents Jesus uses very intentional language to draw a clear line of distinction between the first two servants who doubled their master's money and the...