What Unanswered Prayer Tempts You to Give Up on God?

Scripture Passage: Luke 18:1-8 I tell you, he will grant justice to them quickly! But when the Son of Man returns, how many will he find on the earth who have faith?” Luke 18:8 NLT Do you ever wish God would hurry and answer your prayer? I do, but Delay is a test of your faithContinue reading “What Unanswered Prayer Tempts You to Give Up on God?”

What Are You Doing to Strengthen Your Spiritual Foundation?

Scripture Passage: Matthew 7:24-27 “Anyone who listens to my teaching and follows it is wise, like a person who builds a house on solid rock.” Matthew 7:24 NLT Recently, a storm in our area scattered debris far and wide, and I thought about the parable in Matthew 7 when Jesus talked about two houses: oneContinue reading “What Are You Doing to Strengthen Your Spiritual Foundation?”

How Do I Respond?

Scripture Passage: Luke 10:25-37 The man replied, “The one who showed him mercy.”Then Jesus said, “Yes, now go and do the same.”Luke 10:37 NLT Like many students, these days, my daughter, Elle, is navigating the challenges of completing schoolwork online as a result of COVID-19.  Recently, Elle saw a question on the message board from aContinue reading “How Do I Respond?”

More Than We Can Imagine

Scripture Passage: Matthew 13:33 Jesus also used this illustration: “The Kingdom of Heaven is like the yeast a woman used in making bread. Even though she put only a little yeast in three measures of flour, it permeated every part of the dough.” Matthew 13:33 NLT Our family has a unique tradition. On the morning ofContinue reading “More Than We Can Imagine”

God Has a Green Thumb

Scripture Passage: Mark 4:30-32 “but it becomes the largest of all garden plants; it grows long branches, and birds can make nests in its shade.”Mark 4:32 NLT A few years ago, my husband and I discovered what we thought was a large weed growing in our flower bed. We talked about digging it up, butContinue reading “God Has a Green Thumb”