Category Archives: Faith

Joy that lasts forever

John 11: 17-44 The room is dimly lit and the atmosphere is one of quiet anticipation. The emotional toll is paid at first with tears. In time, smiles may come to the faces of loved ones who share stories while … Continue reading

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Living together in faith

2 Corinthians 1:23-2:11 Nothing gives the devil more pleasure than to drive a wedge between God and his people. Second on Satan’s list is to set the brothers and sisters in Christ against one another. All too often, Satan uses … Continue reading

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Have faith

Mark 7:24-30 Do you have enough faith, enough faith to pray even when it seems God is not listening? It is not always easy to maintain faithfulness, especially when it seems God is silent to our pleas for help. The … Continue reading

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Don’t worry, be happy

Philippians 4:1-9 There was a song released in 1988 imploring its hearers to put away the worries of the world and simply enjoy life. Bobby McFerrin’s “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” is certainly a nice little tune that might make us … Continue reading

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Do you love God?

John 14:15-31 “Do you love God?” To good Christian folk this question seems to have an obvious answer, of course we love God. Before we answer too quickly, perhaps we should consider another question; “Do we keep his commandments?” The … Continue reading

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The Lord is good

Psalm 34, 1 Peter 2:1-5 In his first epistle, Peter cites the psalmist and begs the church to “taste and see that the Lord is good” (1 Peter 2:2-3). Like a newborn baby develops a taste for its mother’s milk … Continue reading

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Do not fear

Mark 5:21-43 As he walked with Jesus towards his home, Jairus was hit with the news, “Your daughter is dead.” No need to bother Jesus any longer; you’re too late. With such devastating news, one has to wonder what was … Continue reading

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