Stretch Out Your Hand

When Moses was given a special mission by God, the doubts seeped in and he didn’t have the confidence to move forward. God provided a staff. When tossed down, the staff became a serpent. If that wasn’t strange enough, God told Moses to stretch out his hand, to reach, to grab the serpent by the … Continue reading Stretch Out Your Hand

Without Action

Action alone does not mean there is faith; however, faith without action is “dead and useless.” If you have faith, it should result in some fruit. People should see your good deeds. People should see something different in you, something that will point them to the One with whom you have faith. The fruit isn’t … Continue reading Without Action

A Different Attitude

After the twelve spies surveyed the land, only two came back with a good report. Ten men came back to share their fear of the strong people of the land. When the people were speaking negatively about the situation, Caleb boldly stepped forward. The Bible says that he “silenced the people before Moses.” He exclaimed, … Continue reading A Different Attitude

Acts: Prayer

Acts: Prayer [Acts 4:23-31, Acts 12:1-19] 1) Made In Faith See Mark 9:14-29 –“I believe; help my unbelief!” “Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours. And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive them, so that your … Continue reading Acts: Prayer

Unless Your Faith is Firm

In today’s verse, God says, “Unless your faith is firm, I cannot make you stand firm.” The Message puts it this way: “If you don’t take your stand in faith, you won’t have a leg to stand on.” There was a great threat to David’s kingdom and they began to worry. Verse 2 says, “So … Continue reading Unless Your Faith is Firm

Fifty Miles of Faith

We all have issues with understanding the sacrifice of Isaac that was asked of God. We cannot imagine what was going through Abraham’s mind or how we would react in such a situation. Many of us cannot fathom the command. I never realized the length that Abraham had to go to comply with the command … Continue reading Fifty Miles of Faith