Our Consuming Fire

Heb 12:29 For our God is a consuming fire. This verse can seem frightening, especially as we watch the devouring forest fires in the west. Fire can be such a wonderful comfort. Pictures of family gatherings around a campfire or nestled in on a wintry night before a crackling fire in the fireplace can bring … More Our Consuming Fire

Four Little Words

Words—the vehicles with which we communicate.  Oh, how strong they can be for good or for evil. One simple statement can change a life, or even the course of history! As I was reading about King Saul, this fact was evident. Four little words!  They were not careless words or words spoken to hurt anyone; … More Four Little Words

Incarnation?

The following is Paul Harvey’s timeless Christmas Story. May it give you a better understanding of what Christmas is all about: God became man—-100% God/100% man. It doesn’t add up. But then, if it did, there would be no need of faith! Merry Christmas! Christ, by highest heaven adored,Christ, the everlasting Lord,late in time behold … More Incarnation?

Ministering Angels

The following is from my Christmas devotional, “Not as a Babe in a Manger.” If you’d like a copy just check it out here. Or if you’d like a digital copy, visit Amazon. December 8—Ministering Angels Luke begins his account of the life of Christ with the story of Zacharias and his wife Elizabeth. Like … More Ministering Angels

Sustaining Joy

What trial or difficulty is trying to steal away your joy? The joy of the Lord is our strength and for that reason Satan works of doubly hard to snatch our joy away and make us weak in the faith. Take a look at some of the “great joy” passages in the Bible with me. … More Sustaining Joy