Hebrews 4 says that God gave a powerful promise to Israel after He delivered them out of Egypt. While in Egypt, if they applied the blood as they were supposed to, they were protected. But when they got into the wilderness they stopped believing God and stopped using their faith. They stopped trusting His word and stopped relying upon what He had said. Because they did not mix their faith with the Word of God, they did not enter the Promised Land. They died in the wilderness. Only two persons entered the Promised Land. Read More
You may be familiar with the Olympics for the handicapped, the Special Olympics. In one race in the Special Olympics held a few years ago, the number of runners had been reduced to five finalists. They stood at the starting line, the gun was fired, and they began running. They ran as fast as they could; getting to the finished line first was each runner’s goal. Then one of them tripped and fell. He tried to get up but could not. Then another runner—one of his competitors—stopped, reached down, and picked him up! Hand in hand, they crossed the finished line. Read More
So many of you are responding to my new blog. I am pleased that I can be a blessing and encouragement to you. We will continue to send these articles out regularly, at least once a week. So keep looking for them and if you are particularly blessed by any of them, we would sure love to hear from you.
Paul said, forget the things that are behind. Forget what happened to you. Forget what people said about you. Forget what people did to you. Forget the wonderful things you had before you became a Christian. You had all those things, but you were going to hell. Forget them! Forget what happened yesterday. To focus on Christ today, you have to turn your eyes from what happened yesterday. You can’t change your past, so don’t live in it. Besides, your past does not determine your future. Forget! The sooner you forget the past, the quicker you can get to the future that God has for you. You’ll never lay hold of the prize until you forget. Read More
I am pleased to announce the launch of my first Blog, A Moment of Grace! My desire is to share with you practical insights that will fuel your walk with Christ, and foster personal growth and spiritual maturity.
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