Tag Archives: promises

throwing down a gauntlet before God

Few believers want to unintentionally challenge God … a lesson I learned the hard way many years ago. This is kind of a funny lesson because in telling you what not to do I basically immediately violate what I am … Continue reading

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wrapping my hands around faith

Let’s start with a few key passages (certainly not all inclusive … but some of my favorites) of Scripture in this personal exercise regarding faith … Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not … Continue reading

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the work of God

We are all so familiar with John 3:16 … For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever accepts Him as Savior, attends and tithes to the church on a regular basis, serves faithfully in … Continue reading

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God, faith, hope and patience

Every year as Christmas approaches, our family plans on staying focused on Christ Jesus … the reason for the season.  But most years we suddenly find ourselves at Christmas day or even the day after realizing that once again we … Continue reading

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a promise fulfilling Heir, house and more

In first century teaching and preaching, the apostles frequently revealed how Christ Jesus fulfilled the promises and prophecies of what we now know as the Old Testament.  The Hebrew of the first century was oftentimes very familiar with those promises … Continue reading

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Hope … one year and counting

The August 9th entry from the ‘Courageous’ calendar reads: ‘HOPE is not a fragile wish or a dream that fades with time – it’s an ANCHOR of the soul, held secure by the unchangeable promises of God.’ I would imagine … Continue reading

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It’s easy to give up …

“It’s easy to give up on dreams, give up on miracles, give up on promises.  We lose heart, lose patience, lose faith.  And like a slow leak, it happens without us even knowing it until our prayer life gets a … Continue reading

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