Are You Living Under His Authority?

“But the officer said, ‘Lord, I am not worthy to have you come into my home. Just say the word from where you are, and my servant will be healed. I know this because I am under the authority of my superior officers, and I have authority over my soldiers. I only need to say,Continue reading “Are You Living Under His Authority?”

Believing God for Miracles

“Peter and John looked at him intently, and Peter said, ‘Look at us!’ The lame man looked at them eagerly, expecting some money. But Peter said, ‘I don’t have any silver or gold for you. But I’ll give you what I have. In the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene, get up and walk!’ ThenContinue reading “Believing God for Miracles”

What Does Extraordinary Look Like?

“But Peter asked them all to leave the room; then he knelt and prayed. Turning to the body he said, ‘Get up, Tabitha.’ And she opened her eyes! When she saw Peter, she sat up! He gave her his hand and helped her up. Then he called in the widows and all the believers, andContinue reading “What Does Extraordinary Look Like?”

Have We Cheapened the Gospel?

“Stephen, a man full of God’s grace and power, performed amazing miracles and signs among the people.” (Acts 6:8 NLT) Stephen was chosen among six other men to serve the needs of the growing ministry of the early Church, so the original disciples could devote their time to teaching the word of God. Stephen, asContinue reading “Have We Cheapened the Gospel?”

The Mystery of Wonder

“When I look at the night sky and see the work of Your fingers – the moon and the stars You set in place – what are mere mortals that You would think about them, human beings that You should care for them?” (Psalm 8:3-4 NLT) Do you still wonder? As a boy, my neighborContinue reading “The Mystery of Wonder”

Are Your Prayers Not Powerful Enough?

“I tell you the truth, anyone who believes in Me will do the same works I have done, and even greater works, because I am going to be with the Father.” (John 14:12 NLT) Today I want to raise more questions than I’ll answer. I believe on the one hand we tend to get frustratedContinue reading “Are Your Prayers Not Powerful Enough?”

What Does Salvation Mean?

“If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved.” (Romans 10:9 NLT) In yesterday’s post we looked at a man who had been lame for thirty-eight years, that Jesus healed, yet who was obviously not in a rightContinue reading “What Does Salvation Mean?”

God Is Able – To Do Infinitely More! (Part 2)

“By God’s grace and mighty power, I have been given the privilege of serving Him by spreading this Good News.” (Ephesians 3:7 NLT) Yesterday I shared with you about my experience during worship. Today I’d like to tell you about another way God showed me a few things that I understood intellectually but needed toContinue reading “God Is Able – To Do Infinitely More! (Part 2)”

When Jesus Stands!

“And he told them, ‘Look, I see the heavens opened and the Son of Man standing in the place of honor at God’s right hand!’” (Acts 7:56 NLT) The only time in Scripture where it’s mentioned that Jesus was standing at God’s right hand is when He stood at Stephen’s stoning. In every other referenceContinue reading “When Jesus Stands!”

Martha or Mary?

“But the Lord said to her, ‘My dear Martha, you are worried and upset over all these details!’” (Luke 10:41 NLT) Jesus’ ministry was largely financed by women of means who had placed their trust in Him (see Luke 8:2-3). One of those women may have been a woman named Martha. We first meet MarthaContinue reading “Martha or Mary?”