The Power of Christ

“And He has said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness.’ Most gladly, therefore, I will rather boast about my weaknesses, that the power of Christ may dwell in me” (2 Corinthians 12:9, NASB). An unfamiliar panic pressed upon me though I couldn’t quite place it. I knew something wasn’t […]

When We Need Deliverance

“Water encompassed me to the point of death. The great deep engulfed me, Weeds were wrapped around my head. I descended to the roots of the mountains. The earth with its bars was around me forever, But Thou hast brought up my life from the pit, O LORD my God.” Jonah 2:5-6 Each of us languish in […]

Ministry Update: Gifts Galore

“My help comes from the LORD, Who made heaven and earth.” Ps. 121:2, NASB Dear Readers, This is it! The week has arrived. My bags are packed. I’ll soon find myself in another country, surrounded by people whose language and culture differs from mine. Faithfully, God has brought me every step of the way. I know that […]

Freedom? Here’s How to Get It

“Jesus therefore was saying to those Jews who had believed Him, ‘If you abide in My word, then you are truly disciples of Mine; and you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.’” John 8:31-32 I never noticed this before. And I’m fascinated… I’ve heard John 8:32 quoted as a stand-alone […]

Doing Life: Treasure

photo credit: Antique Holy Bible, printed in 1885, with metal clasps, and leather binding, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico via photopin (license)   “Jesus said to them, ‘Is this not the reason you are mistaken, that you do not understand the Scriptures, or the power of God?’” Mark 12:24, NASB While vacationing a couple weeks ago, I […]

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