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.

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 His promises. They took God at His Word.

Promises from God worth sharing with others

The whole teaching of the Bible asserts and implies the following promises:

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 from the city comes to visit the village. He brings a message of promise and hope for …

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 of the covenant back to Israel. David thought that God would honor their intent even though the …