Money is not just a physical thing; it is also a spiritual power. Let me speak a blessing to your spirit to cleanse you of heaviness caused by focus on your financial situation. God wants to align you with the many things He wants to do in your life. He has prepared good works He […]
I felt sad meeting a pleasant, helpful young man recently, who called our city full of art and music “boring.” Where are his dreams, his plans and aspirations? Are they frustrated and dead? Is it the city that’s boring, or is he boring? And you, are you bored? Could you be dead boring? Let me […]
In The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (coming to the movie screens as well) C. S. Lewis describes the visit to a land of invisible people. They had come to the conclusion that the Ruler of the land had “uglified” them, so they decided they were better off being invisible. Has this happened to you? […]
We humans have so many deep things in common Stars and sunsets capture the eye, intrigue the mind and uplift the heart. We humans have much in common on our way from conception, birth to age and death. Deep within our human spirits yearn for the eternal, the substantial, the satisfying. Some how we can […]
When we have lost something we grieve. Many people I meet reveal an underlying sadness over their relationships. If the truth were known, we would see them grieving over lost parents by divorce, over lost hope by addiction, over lost dreams by disease or crime or poverty. Grief is powerful but not popular. We want […]
How does Heavenly Father feel about His Son? First I want to address our emotions before I talk about any intellectual information. How does the Heavenly Father feel about His Son, our Lord, Jesus the Christ? We know from the announcement at Jesus’ baptism that He is “well-pleased.” The two of them have fellowship and […]
I am overwhelmed at God’s attention to detail. Putting Jewish symbolism for the Hebrew alphabet together with revelation of how the Son of God became a man to bear sin, take the nails and crush the head of the Serpent, what do we have? The heavenly Father prepared the way for His Son and Jesus could explain how “Moses and all the prophets spoke of Him.” Let us worship Him. Let us trust Him in our details.
We can always change for the better Someone once said, “It is the glory of human beings that they can change; it is the glory of God that He never changes.” We can always go from bad to better to continuous improvement. On the other hand, if God changed, the world would fall apart and […]
On April 9th, the movie Letters to God premieres in 800 theaters across America. Letters to God is the true story about 8 year-old Tyler, who wrote letters addressed to God. These letters were Tyler’s way of praying; it was his way of talking with God about the things that were really important to him […]
“Three cans of beer used to be fun; now 12 cans and where’s the fun? I loved having a girlfriend, but now I can’t remember the last girl’s name. If it weren’t for pain, I wouldn’t feel alive any more.”
Why do we hear so much about young people committing suicide? Why are so many addicted, not just to chemicals but also to sex and excitement and danger?