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training

“God is educating you; that’s why you must never drop out.  He’s treating you as dear children.  This trouble you’re in isn’t punishment; it’s training, the normal experience of children.  Only irresponsible parents leave children to fend for themselves.  Would you prefer an irresponsible God?  We respect our own parents for training and not spoiling us, […]

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spiritual maturity

Then we will no longer be infants, tossed back and forth by the waves, and blown here and there by every wind of teaching and by the cunning and craftiness of men in their deceitful scheming.  Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will in all things grow up into Him who is the Head, […]

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judge for yourself

I have learned that whatever things you deposit within will be brought to surface when you experience the pressures of life. Recently, my pastor asked his congregation, “Are you feeding the flesh or feeding the spirit?”  The one we feed, thrives; the one we starve, dies. What happens when you are put under extreme pressure? […]

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twelve years old

Why is it important to know that Jairus’ daughter is 12 years old as recorded in Mark 5:42?    In this one chapter of recorded miracles of Jesus, Mark writes about the divine healing of a grown woman and the deliverance from sickness that led to the death of a young girl. Jairus was desperate […]

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