These words can sound discouraging. Doesn’t the Bible say, “For with God nothing will be impossible” (Luke 1:37)? Which way is it?
Spoken in the setting of “lift up your eyes and really see,” Jesus our Lord was directly answering the earnest question of Thomas; “…how can we know the way?”
Many of us heard about it before we saw it on television. Once we saw the smoke billowing from the World Trade Center and the footage of the fiery airline crash, the images were imprinted on our memory for the rest of our life.
Every day studying. This should be a part of each of our lives.
I couldn’t believe what I was hearing. Of course, we say that about a lot of what we hear these days. This time I was in a waiting room where health tips were given on a screen—how to lower blood sugar, getting better sleep and dealing with other common problems.
It’s not uncommon in religious circles to hear miraculous claims. Of the claims and testimonials heard, have you ever heard one claim a miraculous escape from prison?
Questions encircle the event as it unfolded. Why at night?
My friends, as Christians, we are commanded to give our best effort. In fact, we should want to give our best effort, because we have all spiritual blessings in Christ Jesus (Ephesians 1:3).
A Christian friend from a third world country told me, “America is in a war.” That war is inside our land. It is a moral and spiritual conflict.
Serving the Lord comes at a cost. It’s been a very expensive undertaking through the centuries.
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