Running The Race

Running The Race

“Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, fixing our eyes on Jesus…”Heb. 12:1-2a; NASB The...
I Will Not Fear

I Will Not Fear

“The Lord is for me; I will not fear; what can man do to me?” Ps. 118:6; NASB I have a story for you. It is about a man (let’s call him Jim) I have known for many years. I witnessed him change dramatically in all areas of his life by embracing this passage. He lived...
Walk By Faith

Walk By Faith

“Then the angel of the Lord went out and struck 185,000in the camp of the Assyrians…”Isa. 37:36a; NASB Have you ever felt like no matter what you do you just cannot win? Hezekiah, king of Israel, could certainly have felt like this when the Assyrians had them...
Test of Faith

Test of Faith

“Test yourselves to see if you are in the faith; Examine yourselves!”2 Cor. 13:5a; NASB There is something about this passage that strikes a nerve in many people, and not in a good way. What Paul is forcefully telling the Corinthian church is extremely important....
Working Faith

Working Faith

“For just as the body without the spirit is dead, so also faith without works is dead. James 2:26; NASB  The Bible says faith is “the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.” (Heb. 11:1) Faith that is dead keeps us living in fear. Faith that...