If you were to light a match and hold it up against a wall, you’d see a shadow of the matchstick but not the tiny flame. Light has no shadow. God is light and in Him there is no darkness. Light is the character of God. He is not a light; He is light itself.
Most of us have heard the phrase climb the ladder of success, meaning a person becomes more and more successful and important. In a physical sense, ladders have rungs or steps that allow people to ascend to greater heights. Ladders range in height from just a few feet to over 32 feet. There’s a wonderful
The first scripture many children learn to memorize is Matthew 6:9-13. It’s known as the Lord’s Prayer. God placed it in the Bible as a prayer model for all believers. The prayer begins with Jesus acknowledging His (and ours) relationship with God by calling out Our Father. He then declares heaven to be God’s realm
God wants to have an intimate relationship with us. He knows us inside and out but how well do we know Him? Are we intimately acquainted with His nature, attributes, and personality? How would you describe Jesus? Several scriptures mention how others viewed Him. Jesus knew what it was like to be rejected and despised.
There are ranks of power within the 5 main branches of our military (Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and the Coast Guard). They are armed forces. This means they have the weaponry to defend, guard, and protect our land. As children of God, we have spiritual armor and weapons as well. Our supernatural weapon
Our faith in God is like a plant, a perennial. Perennials come back every year. However, there are some years when perennials rise from the earth in a sickly state. They are present but not vibrant. Other years, their strength and vibrant colors take our breath away. Several factors contribute to their health including weather
What do we know about Abraham? As one of the most important patriarchs of the Bible, it’s worth taking a moment to examine his life. Like all humans, he had many flaws. But God chose Abraham to be the father of many nations. Abraham believed in God’s promises and trusted Him. Therefore, God credited it
Recently, I spoke with a friend who attended several concerts and musical lectures about the life and amazing talents of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Mozart was a prolific and influential composer of the classical era and was considered a child prodigy. At the age of five, Mozart was composing his own music. He composed over 600
Waiting can be very challenging. Whether we are in the slowest checkout line at the grocery store or asking God to answer a prayer, delays are often disappointing, worrisome, and frustrating. When God pushes the pause button in life it can feel like we have a bad case of whiplash. The sudden anchor attached to
Fear is rooted in what we believe. Circumstances, words, and things we see or hear can provoke it. To live a victorious life for Christ, we must harness our fears. Even though the disciples lived with Jesus and saw Him perform many miracles such as, healing the sick, raising the dead, and feeding a multitude