An Overflowing Joy

Joy is something to be shared with others. If we have good news, we want to tell everyone we know about it. When the angel of the Lord appeared to the shepherds, the angel told them, “I bring you good news of great joy which will be for all the people (Luke 2:10, NASB).” The […]

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Thanksgiving Creation

“For everything God created is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving, because it is consecrated by the word of God and prayer.” – 1 Timothy 4:4 (NIV) May we create a spirit of thankfulness in our hearts for what God has given us.

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A Proper Response

In Daniel 2, King Nebubakenezer challenges his wizards to interpret his dreams, but he insists that they tell him what the dream was about first. Instead, the wizards insist that the king tell them what the dream was about. “What the king asks is too difficult. No one can reveal it to the king except […]

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Cold Rejection

There was a chill in the air as I watched him take a draw from his cigarette. The tip glowed orange-red in the dark of the parking area as he inhaled. A white cloud of smoke and warm breath, illuminated by a nearby streetlight, emerged as he exhaled. “You don’t know what it’s like to […]

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