God’s Way?

John 7:19-24 (NIV) 19 Has not Moses given you the law? Yet not one of you keeps the law. Why are you trying to kill me?” 20 “You are demon-possessed,” the crowd answered. “Who is trying to kill you?” 21 Jesus said to them, “I did one miracle, and you are all amazed. 22 Yet, because Moses gave you circumcision (though actually it did not come…
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Reach For IT!

  Mark 5:25-34 25 And a woman was there who had been subject to bleeding for twelve years.26 She had suffered a great deal under the care of many doctors and had spent all she had, yet instead of getting better she grew worse. 27 When she heard about Jesus, she came up behind him in the crowd and touched…
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Godly Wisdom

James 3:13-18: The principle thing in this life that we should want to obtain is the gift of wisdom! By it, God gloriously uses the intellect and The Will of his nature to guide, and to plant the believer in a place of blessing that can’t be altered. When we are subject to God’s wisdom,…
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The Principle of Receiving

Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.  2 Corinthians 9:7-1 As we all know, the grand principle of receiving is to give. Many tend to think that giving is just a privilege to be able to receive something because…
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The Work

At Iconium Paul and Barnabas went as usual into the Jewish synagogue.There they spoke so effectively that a great number of Jews and Greeks believed.2 But the Jews who refused to believe stirred up the other Gentiles and poisoned their minds against the brothers. 3 So Paul and Barnabas spent considerable time there, speaking boldly for the Lord, who confirmed the…
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The Power of Perception

Acts 14:8-10 Greetings to you family with Jesus Joy, one of the greatest gifts that we have as being used by God is the privilege to be able to see things in others that they can’t see in themselves. You don’t always have to be in the office of a prophet or have a high…
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The Rescue

Greetings to you family, Acts 12:1-9 As God’s people and his chosen servants, we must always realize that we are constantly on assignment for him to accomplish a purpose that he has set out for us. Along the way, God will allow us to connect with other servants who will become partners with us to…
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Alignment With God

Think on This!: Matthew 6:19-21 Good morning family, As God’s children and his chosen people, we understand that we have many advantages and benefits because of who we serve. When knowing who we serve, we must still be careful with aligning our desires up with him and what he wants from us as we serve.…
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Studying and Believing

This lesson is part of Mel Lawrenz’ “How to Study the Bible” series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. Many people today have heard that faith is not…
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Praying with Authority: An Interview with John Eldredge

Why does it seem as if some prayers work and others don’t? Are we doing something wrong? How do we keep from losing heart and giving up on the very tool God has given us to not lose heart? Bible Gateway interviewed John Eldredge (@johneldredge) about his book, Moving Mountains: Praying with Passion, Confidence, and…
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