What Do You Want Me To Do?

What Do You Want Me To Do?

What Do You Want Me To Do? Introduction. Imagine for a moment that Jesus is literally standing in front of you. With bated breath you wait for Him to say something and then, to your surprise, His words are in the form of a question, “What do you want Me to do for you?” You […]

Don’t Forget to Download Newest Issue!

Don’t Forget to Download Newest Issue!

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These Little Troubles Are Getting Us Ready!

These Little Troubles Are Getting Us Ready!

These Little Troubles Are Getting Us Ready (read 2 Cor. 4.17). There’s a purpose. Have you looked for it? Jesus said we’d have problems (John 16:33). Nobody gets a free pass. Solve one problem and another is waiting to take its place. They’re not all big, but they’re all necessary to your spiritual growth. How […]

Stoke the Folk!

Stoke the Folk!

Stoke the Folk! While on vacation a couple of weeks ago, we had the occasion to build a fire. The whole family sat around it for a couple of hours just talking and tending the fire. It was a great opportunity to discuss the benefits of fire (i.e. we had cooked our food over it […]

I Can

I Can

“I Can” I can vividly remember that as a child, my father would not allow me to say “I can’t.” Eventually, I realized that my dad was striving to build confidence in me, to instill in me that by trying, I could accomplish most things. The notion of “I can’t” continues to be a problem […]

Nahum: The Forgotten Book

Nahum: The Forgotten Book

Nahum: The Forgotten Book One small, almost forgotten book in the Old Testament is the book of Nahum. Nahum should be studied along with the book of Jonah. Nahum gives the account of what happened to Nineveh when they failed to keep their promises to God. Nahum begins with the truths earlier expressed in Exodus […]

Using What God Has Given Us

Using What God Has Given Us

Using What God Has Given Us A band director was having a lot of trouble with one of his drummers. He talked and talked and talked with the drummer, but performance didn’t improve. Finally, in front of the whole band, he said, “When a musician just can’t handle his instrument and doesn’t improve when given […]

Small Taters

Small Taters

Small Taters — Malachi 3:6-18 Years ago Chinese farmers decided they would eat the good big potatoes and just use the small ones for seed. A new understanding of the laws of life came to them when through the years during which they kept up this practice, nature reduced all their potatoes to the size […]