Inspirations

Lost Cause

And I persecuted the followers of the Way, hounding some to death, arresting both men and women and throwing them in prison . . . (Acts 22:4 NLT) He was the classic “lost cause.” Saul of Tarsus . . . satanically driven to wipe the earth...

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God Promises to Meet Your Needs

Therefore do not worry, saying, “What shall we eat?” . . . For your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things.  (Matthew 6:31-32 NKJV) Sometimes, the simplest promises are the most difficult ones to accept. For instance, God has promised to provide for the...

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Here Today

[caption id="attachment_1154" align="alignright" width="300"] “Let me give you a new command: Love one another. " John 13:34[/caption]  . . . you do not know what will happen tomorrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor that appears for a little time and then...

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God’s Artwork

[caption id="attachment_2190" align="alignright" width="244"] Portrait of Dr. Gachet by Vincent Van Gogh[/caption] For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them. (Ephesians 2:10 NKJV) On May 15, 1990, history was made at the prestigious...

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The Promise of Fullness

 . . . someone came from the ruler of the synagogue’s house, saying to him, “Your daughter is dead.” (Luke 8:49 NKJV) It’s one of the most painful experiences a person can endure—the death of a child —and this father has just entered into it. Word...

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No Strings Attached

For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast.  (Ephesians 2:8-9 NKJV) Have you ever been given a gift by someone but sensed there were strings attached? You...

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Boldness Not To Boast

“He will not cry out, nor raise His voice, Nor cause His voice to be heard in the street.” (Isaiah 42:2 NKJV) Centuries prior to the birth of Jesus Christ, the prophet Isaiah prophesied that when He came He would “not cry out, nor raise His...

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Apple Of His Eye

For thus says the LORD of hosts: “ . . . he who touches you touches the apple of His eye.” (Zechariah 2:8 NKJV) Have you ever noticed how protective we are of our eyes? We blink or flinch whenever something gets close to them and...

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A Meaningful Miracle

For which is easier, to say, ‘Your sins are forgiven you,’ or to say, ‘Arise and walk’? (Matthew 9:5 NKJV) The miracles in Scripture have a double meaning. They not only accomplished something literal and physical at the time they were performed, but they also prove...

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Reward or Regret

Not that I seek the gift, but I seek the fruit that abounds to your account.  (Philippians 4:17 NKJV) We all have a kingdom account. It reflects what we’ve done during our lifetime with what God has given us. And when we finally arrive to see our...

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