Is the devil real?

“I cannot believe I thought such an awful thing!” Why do we wrestle with dark thoughts? What compels us to speak bad about others? Is it something in us, or someone attacking us that makes us wish harm on others? How about when some stranger is bursting with laughter and we snicker “how ridiculous!” What…

Poetic Justice

People who falsely accuse the innocent, will be punished as repentant hearts will be washed and renewed by the Spirit.  We must keep our eyes wide open and NOT be blinded by what we see. Not all signs and wonders are from God. We are to be diligent in our seeking of the Lord and…

Wisely Question

Can I find relevance in words that were written over 3,500 years ago.  Do I belong in this chaotic world, or would I fit better in another place?  Is it possible to frame an understanding of all creation with mere words? Who was it that asked over 3,300 questions in the oldest, most controversial book…

Wonder When?

Pre-Tribulation or Post-Tribulation – Many wonder when Jesus is coming to take His Bride, the Church to the place He promised He went to prepare. Recently I read a great book entitled “The Rapture; Fact or Fiction?” by Dr. David Reader.  For those who believe in the love of God, it makes sense that Jesus…

Lamentations

Lamentations is traditionally believed to be written by Jeremiah. Suffering was certainly his plight as he prophesied warnings of woe to a people who did not have a desire to hear. Like Jeremiah we too will suffer for being unwanted, rejected, misunderstood or not liked by a few. Not one person is exempt from feeling sorrow.…

A Cunning Trickster

That cunning, slippery, shrewd, devious, astute, shifty, subtle Trickster of all the ages — easily engages his fancy footwork to trip us up every time we attempt to “be a doer of good”. Think about this evil Trickster and how he successfully bewildered the innocent Eve!  This woman lived in a perfect world so she could…

Seeds Producing

Have you ever been able to hold onto your peace while being yelled at or disrespected? Do you feel that justice is best served by silence or non-action?  “Friends, do not avenge yourselves; instead, leave room for His wrath. For it is written: Vengeance belongs to Me; I will repay, says the Lord.” Romans 12:19. God Almighty created justice,…