Many times we hope for something and it seems to take forever for it to happen. We want to give up. Our heart grows weak and we feel sick inside. We are like a little plant struggling to survive in dry and empty soil. Like the title of the song says, I Beg Your Pardon, I Never Promised You a Rose Garden... A rose bush … Continue reading When Hope is Delayed
Seems like everywhere you turn lately people don't want to hear or have anything to do with the Word of God. Not too long ago Greg Laurie was forced to take down billboards for the Harvest Crusades in California because someone was offended by the Bible in his hand. Hitler had the Bible burned during … Continue reading Jeremiah 36 Study Guide
God through Moses, as he wrote Deuteronomy chapter fifteen explains the treatment of slaves. They were to serve seven years to pay off their debt. They would work six years and the seventh year the master was to forgive them their debt and set them free. During Jeremiah's time, they would set free the slaves … Continue reading The Trap of Enslaving When Forgiving
As Jeremiah warns the people of God's judgment that is coming, the priests are telling them that God wouldn't do that. In verse 24, we see the anguish that the people suffer is likened to birth pains. Jesus was asked in Matthew 24 about the signs of the end of time, in which He talks about … Continue reading Jeremiah 6 Applied
Zebras, Zeal, Zest, Zoos, and Zacchaeus Clean and pure is what Zacchaeus' mom named him. Sure all babies seem that way when they are born. Something happened to him as he was growing up because when we meet him, Zacchaeus was a despised and ruthless tax collector. He cheated many out of their money. Maybe … Continue reading Z
That time when you get up in the middle of the night and you trip over something that you knew was there but in the dark you were lost as to were it was. Sin can be like that. As we walk through this world of darkness we know what sin is and how to … Continue reading Light In The Darkness
God desires to dwell with us. He had created man the perfect environment to live in and spend daily fellowship with Him. Man, however, chose to break the conditions of living in the garden and chose to live in a not perfect living area. Man lost dwelling in daily contact with God when he chose … Continue reading What’s In Your Heart?
...the woman at the well. Once she understood the Living Water Jesus gave her was not the water you drink but the restoration of her soul she was a changed woman. Jesus accepted her, a Samaritan woman, knew her whole life without her ever telling Him; transformed her life immediately. When the disciples came back, … Continue reading What Ever Happened To…
I remember growing up wishing that I would break my right arm so that I wouldn't have to do schoolwork. Maybe because my cousin broke her arm and she told me that was the best thing about breaking it. How many times have you asked your child to do a chore and you get the … Continue reading Do I Have To?
When you are going through a trial the type of point of view (POV) is very important.