Tag Archives: challenges

Greater Things; September 8, 2021


John 14:12 “I tell you the truth, anyone who has faith in me will do what I have been doing. He will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father.” The Upper Room Discourse (John … Continue reading

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Bold Faith; May 19, 2021


1 Kings 18:21 Elijah went before the people and said, “How long will you waver between two opinions? If the Lord is God, follow him; but if Baal is God, follow him.” This is one of the most famous, and … Continue reading

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God’s Victory; July 16, 2019


2 Chronicles 20:17 “‘You will not have to fight this battle. Take up your positions; stand firm and see the deliverance the Lord will give you, O Judah and Jerusalem. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. Go out … Continue reading

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Testing; June 13, 2018


Luke 4:14-15 Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news about him spread through the whole countryside. He taught in their synagogues, and everyone praised him. Times of testing bring spiritual power. Jesus had just come … Continue reading

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Faith; December 10, 2017


Luke 1:37 “For nothing is impossible with God.” I find I quote this statement by Gabriel fairly often, but it’s still an open question how much I really believe it. I really think God chose a medically impossible method of … Continue reading

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Preparation; August 19, 2017


2 Chronicles 19:4 Jehoshaphat lived in Jerusalem, and he went out again among the people from Beersheba to the hill country of Ephraim and turned them back to the Lord, the God of their fathers. When you think about it, … Continue reading

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Boasting; July 19, 2017


1 Kings 20:11 The king of Israel answered, “Tell him: ‘One who puts on his armor should not boast like one who takes it off.’ ” Now that’s a snappy comeback! It was obviously a proverb of the day, but … Continue reading

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December 31, 2015


Isaiah 43:18-19 “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the desert and streams in the … Continue reading

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January 26, 2012


Jeremiah 31:9 “They will come with weeping; they will pray as I bring them back. I will lead them beside streams of water on a level path where they will not stumble.” There is a very interesting difference between the … Continue reading

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October 29, 2011


1 Chronicles 28:20 David also said to Solomon his son, “Be strong and courageous, and do the work. Do not be afraid or discouraged, for the LORD God, my God, is with you. He will not fail you or forsake … Continue reading

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