Israel longed for a king, as other nations had their kings. So God found favor in Saul, son of Kish. Though Saul reigned forty-two years, it did not take him long to disobey God by failing to completely destroy the Amalekites and all their possessions. Thus, Saul fell out of God’s favor.
This action lead God to search for a new king, one with a heart God knew to be true. Continue reading
Faith That God Was Made Flesh
Do you have trouble believing God came to earth to dwell among us, dressed in the flesh of mankind? Some people may wish they have eternal life, hoping earth is not all there is for us. The apostle John states we can know we have it, based on God’s Word.
God himself tells us in the book of 1 John, that He came to us in the body of Jesus Christ. And His coming was a gift, so that whosoever believes in Jesus will have eternal life with Him in heaven. Read the Good News, shared by John: Continue reading
Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me. Revelation 3:20
Like a delivery man tap-tap-tapping on your front door waiting for you to answer; Jesus lets you know He is available. And the gift Jesus offers is certain: you will be set free from sin. Continue reading
Yes, that’s the book for me/
I stand alone on the Word of God/
Do your remember that little song from Sunday School class? As a child, I enjoyed singing it because the tune is cute and we would sing the phrase over and over. As an adult, I like the song because it makes a clear statement.
Reading God’s Word daily, reinforces the great love He has for us. Continue reading
You are favored as you worship a very personal God. Through His grace and mercy He walks side by side with each of us, sharing Himself as a blessing.
God is involved in every aspect of your life.
Matthew 10:30 states: And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Continue reading
Jesus Christ is the Master of instruction to live a positive life. His Sermon on the Mount, found in Matthew, chapters 5 ,6, and 7, eloquently reveals what is important in life, and how we can grow in the kingdom of heaven.
Two thousand years ago, enormous crowds gathered together on a hillside near Capernaum, as Jesus preached for several days what has become one of His most famous messages. Continue reading
God loves you! He loves every part of you! God loves your indecisiveness, your ability to smell coffee two floors up and your quick smile. He loves you grow herbs from seed and your left eye brow is slightly higher than your right. He also loves you help your mother find her favorite lost purse without ever complaining, because you know dementia is setting in.
But do you really understand the depth of His love? Continue reading
God is a multi-tasker. At all times He is present everywhere. And because nothing is ever hidden from God, He knows everything there is to know. Hebrews 4:13 Nothing in all creation is hidden from God’s sight. Everything is uncovered and laid bare before the eyes of him to whom we must give account.
Yet through His monumental daily process of creating and sustaining life, God continually devotes time to loving each and everyone of us. “How?,” you may ask. Read these 10 ways God daily shows His love for you: Continue reading
Only God knows what is deep inside each one of us. He knows the direction of our hearts when we think, speak and act. I may demonstrate the action of a good deed simply because that is what is expected of me. But God, my Creator, knows me inside and out. So He knows if on certain occasions my conduct looks genuine on the outside but is false on the inside.
God can not be fooled by kind actions or positive words which try to cover up misdirected hearts and unrighteous thoughts. Continue reading
What a mighty God we serve! He created us, loves us, and desires a continual relationship with us. God is all things to each of us, although we each view and accept Him differently because He created each of us to be different beings.
Our Almighty God is never different from anything He has ever said or done, as the Bible steadfastly proclaims God is: Continue reading