There is a lad here, which hath five barley loaves, and two small fishes: but what are they among so many? — John 6:9 He was just a kid with a snack– five crackers and two anchovies. Not exactly the sustenance required by 5,000 men… and their wives… and their kids. “What are they among… Continue reading What Are They Among So Many?
Two of my biggest problems: overthinking and worrying. I can appreciate being thoughtful– thinking through circumstances from every possible angle… the problem is that I start creating angles that were not there to begin with. And then I start worrying about those angles. And then I add a few twists to those imaginary angles…. and by the… Continue reading But Seek Ye First…
“Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness. For I the LORD thy God will hold thy right hand, saying unto thee, Fear not; I will help… Continue reading Fear Thou Not…
“One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and to enquire in his temple. For in the time of trouble he shall hide me in… Continue reading He Shall Set Me Upon A Rock
My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever. ~Psalm 73:26 The LORD is the portion of mine inheritance and of my cup: thou maintainest my lot. ~Psalm 16:5 Thou art my portion, O LORD: I have said that I would keep thy words. ~Psalm119:57 The LORD is my portion, saith my soul;… Continue reading Am I Enough?
At Valentine’s Day, we see a lot of red– red candies, red clothes, red cards, etc. Shades of red have long represented love and passion to many cultures. I think the color red symbolizes the love of God very well. We have heard and read of the Passion of Christ. Have you ever asked yourself… Continue reading True Love is Blood Red
“I can do all things through Christ which strengthenth me.” ~ Philippians 4:13 This is a lesson I’ve been re-learning all week. My assignments at school are piling up, some friends of mine were experience some conflicts, I had two tests and several quizzes…. It’s been crazy. And just about every day this week,… Continue reading I can’t, But He Can
Savior, I am weary– I know You understand. I’m tired of my sinfulness! I need to cleanse my hands. But, Lord, I am so stiff-necked! I hold myself too high. I need that special brokenness– God, hear my New Man’s cry! Only You can do it. That power is not mine. I plead that you… Continue reading Shatter Me
Let’s play a game. I’m going to say “Christmas” and you focus on the first thing that comes to mind. Ready? “Christmas.” What did you think about? A word? An image? A smell? A Sound? Perhaps you saw the memory of your family Christmas tree, decked out in all of its glory; maybe the word… Continue reading Manger Danger
“And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying,The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever.” ~Revelation 11:15 Last night, Ambassador Baptist College’s chorale presented highlights from Handel’s “Messiah”. I was privileged to be one… Continue reading Even So, Come Quickly