Monthly Archives: February 2013

It Can Be Done

How often have you said “I can’t” or “it can’t be done”?  In Matthew 17:20 when the disciples asked Jesus why they couldn’t cast out a demon who possessed a young man, He said:  “Because of your unbelief; for assuredly, … Continue reading

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I’d Rather Have Jesus

Miss Dorothy was a buxom, soft-spoken black lady with a broad smile and gentle nature.  I loved her immediately.  Although wheelchair bound she refused to consider herself handicapped and spent most of her time trying to assist the other residents … Continue reading

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Where Is Your Hope?

The blustery winds made the cold temperature seem frigid, adding misery to the already somber day.  Huddled under the funeral tent, the old Methodist minister did his best to speak words of comfort and condolence to the family and friends … Continue reading

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Love

A poet once said “how do I love thee, let me count the ways.” Valentine’s Day will be celebrated this week and many will be expressing their undying love one for another. This day became associated with romantic love in … Continue reading

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God Makes No Mistakes

What do you see when you look at yourself in the mirror, another wrinkle, another blemish? You may find a few more fine lines that are a part of the natural aging process. What about that mole that’s in the … Continue reading

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A Poison Heart

“Ruth Anne!  Where are you, woman?” The gruff male voice could be heard all the way out to the street.  I stepped out of my car and walked toward the front of the tan colored brick house.  Just as I … Continue reading

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Faith and Salvation

One of the many problems Paul had to contend with during his missionary journeys was the conflict between the Law of Moses and God’s grace. One of the things we need to keep in mind is that since all God’s … Continue reading

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A Gentle Whisper

“Go out and stand before me on the mountain,” the Lord told him. And as Elijah stood there, the Lord passed by, and a mighty windstorm hit the mountain. It was such a terrible blast that the rocks were torn … Continue reading

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Dare to Believe

The young man and woman watched helplessly as their critically ill baby girl grew worse.  The infant had contracted German measles and then as a complication of the disease, bacterial pneumonia ravaged her tiny body.  For three days the baby … Continue reading

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