Tag: Bible

He Alone Can Open and Close Doors with Finality

In life, we can encounter situations where it seems like a door is closed before us — we do not receive a deserved promotion or salary raise, a romantic relationship is ended, a love one dies. Sometimes, we feel like blaming ourselves or others. In other times, we receive unexpected blessings or favor — a…


Watching for the New in 2018

Watch for the new thing I am going to do.     It is happening already—you can see it now! I will make a road through the wilderness     and give you streams of water there. Isaiah 43:19


The Reason for the Season: God with Us

“Look! The virgin will conceive a child! She will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel, which means ‘God is with us.’” Matthew 1:23


Times of Refreshing

“…times of refreshment will come from the presence of the Lord…” Acts 3:20 Reading God’s Word, repenting of our sinful ways — these lead to times of refreshing before God. Listening to worship music also helps in ushering us into God’s presence where there is peace and fullness of joy. Below is this music video…


The Gift That December Brings

For a child is born to us,     a son is given to us. The government will rest on his shoulders.     And he will be called: Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,     Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. His government and its peace     will never end. He will rule with fairness and justice from the throne of his ancestor…


4 Reasons Being A Christian Is More Difficult Than Ever

Whether you have been a devout Christian your entire life or are just turning to Christ now, one thing you’ll find is that it is more difficult than ever to be a Christian. You may find it more difficult to avoid temptation, love one another, avoid sinning, or find time for prayer. The truth is…