Just Say the Word

It’s an astounding statement to say that this centurion demonstrated more faith in God with his simple act than the Israelites. It’s a statement that makes me ponder how much I trust God

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Our True Heart Laid Bare

Seeking a heart for God is not practicing a faith that expects earthly reward in exchange for righteousness.It is not being religious so as to gain approval or honor from other people. A heart for God drives a faith that has a deep love for God; a faith that operates from a yearning for closeness […]

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“Look What I’ve Done!”

In the last verse of Daniel 4, there is a line that grabs my attention: “And those who walk in pride he is able to humble (4:37, NIV).” What is it about pride that tempts us to inflate our ego and take credit for accomplishments that belong to God? Why must we be humbled before […]

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At the Cross

Suddenly we heard Jesus cry out in a loud voice, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” Indeed, I could not understand why God would allow such a brutal injustice.

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Morning Praise: Humble Servant

“Ezra praised the Lord, the great God; and all the people lifted their hands and responded, “Amen! Amen!” Then they bowed down and worshiped the Lord with their faces to the ground.” (Nehemiah 8:6, NIV) Praise you, oh God. Praise your holy name. Praise your good works. Thank you for the love and grace you […]

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