Tag: Old Testament

Witness Well

One secret to live by in the face of adversity

When confronted with fear… When feeling overwhelmed… When tempted to give up or to give in… We are given these words from God: Don’t fear Stand firm You will see They are not just buzzwords, but promises. They… Read More

The mystery and power of Christ reveals itself in Christmas

Gideon. Samson. David. Samuel. Old Testament heroes whose faith conquered kingdoms.  Ordinary men who gained extraordinary victories against all odds. They achieved what was promised. Weaknesses were turned into strengths. They unlocked a great mystery of experiencing and receiving the power of God. They trusted… Read More

Promises from God worth sharing with others

The whole teaching of the Bible asserts and implies the following promises: Not a sparrow falls to the ground without our Father knowing about it. Every hair on our head is all numbered and accounted for. We are… Read More

Installing anti-virus programs into your spiritual life

In the vast interiors of China, generations of peasant farmers work their fields to eke out a living. They long for an easier life. Dreams for their children’s prospects dissipate with each passing harvest. One day, a man… Read More

In sharing God’s Word, remember how Jericho’s walls came tumbling down

When sharing God’s Word with others who appear disinterested or hostile to God, sometimes people focus on the walls and not the people. “They are unreachable!” we try to convince ourselves. “Their walls of false teaching are too high! Their hearts are impenetrable!”

Taking God at His Word changes tragedy into triumph

David was really ticked. He thought he was doing what God wanted him to do. He thought that God would be pleased that the Lord Almighty was to be restored with honor and reverence by transporting the ark… Read More