Stir it Up!!

31. January 2011 faith, gifts, Paul, Timothy 0
“I have been reminded of your sincere faith… for this reason I remind you to stir up the gift of God which is in you through the laying on of my hands.” 2 Tim. 1:6 Paul was writing a second letter to Timothy. It was a letter of encouragement. Timothy was struggling with his faith, ...

A Knock-Out Punch

28. January 2011 Uncategorized 0
“I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.” (Romans 8:18). As a writer, I spend a lot of time in my head. Sometimes that is not a good thing because my mind is often the ring of a prize fight. Though many of my ...

A Mouse Door-Keeper

26. January 2011 Uncategorized 0
“In the last days, God says, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy. Your young men will see visions, and old men will dream dreams. Even on my servants, both men and women, I will pour out my spirit in those days and they will prophesy.” (Acts ...

The Tug of War

24. January 2011 faith, heaven, Jesus 0
Faith is a hard thing. I have experienced faith that could move mountains, but the mountains did not move. I’ve experienced faith that’s resigned to lesser than what I’ve seen and read in the Bible. And I’ve experienced no faith at all. Faith that my prayers would not help. Faith that the person for whom ...