Standing Still In Reverence: Seeing God's Salvation Daily

Standing Still In Reverence: Seeing God’s Salvation Daily

A few years back, my pastor preached a sermon called "The Son Stood Still,"  about how the sun stood still during Joshua's day (Joshua 10:12-14).  During the sermon, he went on to explain how there were times The Lord also stood still when God's grace was in effect – as He'd done with the woman who believed she would be healed by merely touching the hem of His garment (Matthew 9:20-22; Mark 5:25-30), and with the two blind men who begged for His mercy in spite of others … continue »

Blessed Are They That Mourn

Blessed Are They That Mourn

It hurts to lose someone we love.  It's strange how something that wasn't done to us physically can cause such a physical ache.  Our hearts tighten, our chests squeeze, our stomachs clinch.  Then we wonder how we can make it through another hour, much less another day.  But, somehow, we do.  We learn that life does continue … continue »

Making Prayer a Priority

Making Prayer a Priority

We make time for a lot of things in our lives, but how much of it do we really set aside for prayer?  When we wake up in the morning, do we remember to thank God for allowing us to see this new day?  When we sit down for a meal, do we take a moment to thank Him for it?  When struggles come, do we consider Him and ask for … continue »

The Importance of Church Attendance

The Importance of Church Attendance

All Of Us Have Our Place If you were to suffer the loss of a body part, you would no doubt be sorely affected.  Over time, you would learn to adjust to the loss – maybe you would learn new ways of doing things, of living – but somewhere along the way, you would come to a point of acceptance.  You may never be sincerely … continue »