He said, “Go out and stand on the mountain before the Lord, for the Lord is about to pass by.”

Now there was a great wind, so strong that it was splitting mountains and breaking rocks in pieces before …

 

 

We do not know his given name, so he has to go by the moniker of the Gerasene demoniac. This designation is the Bible’s way of saying he was crazier than you could possibly imagine. Everyone avoided him, …

 

Job is a name we all know. And is there anybody, anywhere, who has not at some moment felt kin to him?

He had it made. Job feared God and was determined to do the right thing every day …

 

The Catholic church lifts Mary the mother of Jesus to a lofty height. The Protestant church, in something of an over correction, seldom mentions her name. She deserves at least an honorable mention from the Methodist people. She did, …

 

Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego — these three Jewish amigos made front page news by saying “No” to the offensive command of King Nebuchadnezzar. The king insisted that everybody in his kingdom fall down and worship the golden statue formed …

 

Judas made front page news for doing as wrong a thing as ever has been done in human history. Judas betrayed Jesus, selling him out for a pocketful of cash. Trying to figure out why Judas would do such …

 

Esther made front page news when Israel was exiled to Persia. She was a remarkably beautiful Jewish girl. King Ahasuerus loved Esther more than all the other beautiful women who entered the contest to replace Vashti as Queen. So …

 

This week we have been celebrating that our independence flows from our dependence upon God,; because we are His, we are free.

Jesus put it this way, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then …

 

For generations children have nestled in their bed and prayed, “Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray the Lord my soul to keep…”

From the earliest age, parents are instilling within their children dependence upon God. Sleep …

 

“I raise my eyes towards the mountains. Where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the maker of heaven and earth.” (Psalm 121:1-2)

Sometimes we need help. Sometimes we don’t have all the answers. Sometimes …

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