A Most Honest Prayer

“Help my unbelief.” This petition was presented to Jesus by a man with a demon-afflicted son. He had brought the boy to Christ’s disciples for deliverance. At first, no relief came. Then, Jesus showed up, fresh from His transfiguration on the mount with Peter, James, and John (see Mark 9)....

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A Rest for Jugglers Everywhere

I see people of unbelief as jugglers in a circus of life. And, a sad circus it is. These “performers” toss things from hand to hand in an attempt to stay busy, or focused, or fit. One moment of distraction and something falls to the floor. A ball drops and...

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Quirks of Men

A quirk of psyche Was Jesus ever sad? Isaiah 42:4 prophetically shows Him unfailing and un-discouraged, but, in chapter 53, He was a man of sorrows, acquainted with grief. He wept more than once prior to His agony — at the grave of his friend and on the overlook of...

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