Doubt

“Occupy your mind with My love, leaving no room for worry and doubt.” Doubt is like a bad penny.  It always keeps turning up.  It seems that no matter how many times we see the hand of God working in our lives, there is always room for doubt.  Even when we have a close relationship …

Called

Ah, Lord GOD!  Behold, I cannot speak, for I am a youth - Jeremiah 1:6 When God called me to be a pastor, I was scared.  I felt that at 26, I was too young to be lead the congregation of a megachurch here in Birmingham, Alabama but while I was praying about it, the …

Parenting

I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will guide you with My eye - Psalm 32:8 From the time we are born, our parents are there to care for us.  We don't have to worry about anything.  They provide for our basic needs.  As we get older, they …

At the Top

Here she was at the top and the view was magnificent.  She spread out her arms in triumph.  She had always wanted to climb a mountain, any mountain and she had done just that.  She felt terrific. On top of the world.   She had achieved more than climbing to the top of a mountain. …

Faith that Works

James 2:14-17 If a church member were to come to you for help, what would you do?  Would you say to him or her, "Don't worry, God will provide"?  What if God sent that person to you? James is telling us that when people come to us for help, we ought to do what we …

Stress

What is stress?  For some it is trying to prioritise the many projects they have undertaken and making decisions.  For others it is moving to another apartment; raising a family; going for a job interview; meeting their future in-laws.  Stress is knowing that the deadline for an article is fast approaching and you just can’t …

God’s Got Your Back

“For I, the LORD your God, hold your right hand; it is I who say to you, "Fear not, I am the one who helps you” (Isaiah 41:13). This shows just how personal God gets with His creation.  He is not some Being up in heaven who looks down at us to see what we …

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