Quoted from Mark 10:46-52 (ESV). What would you answer if God asked you this question? Bartimeus had the opportunity and asked that his sight be restored. Jesus asks us the same question today but there is more to it than you may think. Bartimeus was blind and begged for his livelihood. He heard that Jesus … Read moreWhat Do You Want Me To Do For You?
Genesis 37-47 Joseph’s dreams are at the heart of the story recorded in the Bible. The dreams come from God and are about his future. Everything that happens to him contributes to their eventual fulfillment. It all starts in Hebron, the place of the family’s encampment. Note: This post documents Joseph’s life and dreams as … Read moreJoseph’s Dreams
From passage in Luke 5: 1-11 What have you been doing lately that has brought you much frustration? Maybe you need to stop trying to do it on your own and let God tell you where to “fish”. Like the fishermen in the passage referenced above, we sometimes want to achieve success on our own … Read morePut Out Into The Deep
“Why did you doubt?” Jesus asked Simon Peter this question at one time (Mathew 14:22-33). Many times we, like Peter, have been candidates for the very same question. We are walking in faith then suddenly there is a threatening shift in our circumstances and we begin to doubt. It is interesting to note that Jesus … Read moreStaying In Faith
Job was a faithful servant of God who experienced so much tragedy that he questioned the meaning of life. Although he never lost faith in God, he did wonder why good people were subject to as much suffering—if not more, than the wicked. In frustration and anger he cast many questions towards his Creator. Some … Read moreAngry at God: In The Footsteps Of Job