A Thin Thread of Hope

Her door was always open – for the wrong reasons. Rahab was a whore in Jericho, a significant and wild city in Canaan. It was no surprise to Rahab that two men had come to her place. This happened all the time in her line of work. These men, however,...

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Friends in Deed and in Truth

Paul found friends and together they changed cities. He met Aquila and Priscilla in Corinth. They were a husband and wife on the move, driven from their home in Rome for being Jews. An edict issued by Emperor Claudius targeted this people group, though little is known of the reason...

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Reach, Stand, Wash and See

Jesus spoke sentences of Truth to all who would hear. He came as the Word made flesh to walk among us. Jesus prayed and showed His followers how to pray. These were big parts of the ministry He performed during His days on earth. Jesus also came to heal, restore,...

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The Holy House of God

“Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body”  (1 Corinthians 6:19-20) God’s true home is in us. These verses written by the...

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Hear the Beloved Son

They went to the mountain with Jesus to pray. They got so much more. Peter, James, and John were there – sleeping, surprisingly. Then came the Light, and these Apostles became “fully awake” to the Presence they were experiencing. Jesus stood before them in dazzling white garments. With Him, there...

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The Jesus Way to Pray

God designed us for relationship with Him. The basic element of this relationship is the practice of prayer. He who formed and made us alive by His breath also wants us to be in communion with Him. We are made to carry the fire of the Lord within us. The...

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Creator, Creature and Creation

Beginnings are important. The first impression we get when we open our Bibles is that God is Creator. It was He who made the heavens and the earth, declares the first verse of Genesis. He didn’t need to do this. In making these things, God did not seek to add...

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The Wait, the Wind, the Word

The Apostles kept looking up, their eyes on the sky. They stared steadily at the spot where Jesus had escaped their view. The Savior rose through the clouds before this group and was gone. It was 40 days since Resurrection Sunday. Jesus came and went among them. He appeared and...

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