Month: May 2019

Knowing The Right Answers Doesn’t Always Count

You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God. Matthew 16:16 It seems that Jesus needs to get away from the crowds so he takes His disciples and walks a day’s walk north of the Sea of Galilee. When they get there, Jesus asks … Continue reading Knowing The Right Answers Doesn’t Always Count

Faith Wimp

So that's what I've decided this morning.  I'm a faith wimp.  I'm not ready to embark on Hebrews 11 because it's too weighty to take on right now.  There are so many heroes of the faith --- so many more than are listed in chapter … Continue reading Faith Wimp

I’ll Believe It ~ Even When I Don’t See It

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. For by it the people of old received their commendation.  Hebrews 11:1  When was the last time you heard news that seemed too outrageous to be true?  Perhaps someone you … Continue reading I’ll Believe It ~ Even When I Don’t See It

No! I’m Not Giving Up On Him!

But we are not those who draw back and are destroyed, but those who have faith and obtain life.  Hebrews 10:39 There are some beautiful stories in this world.  One plotline goes like this ~ Two people are traveling together.  One is severely wounded and … Continue reading No! I’m Not Giving Up On Him!

You Can’t Always Tell Who is the Strong One

For yet in a very little while, the coming One will come and not delay.  But My righteous one will live by faith; and if he draws back, I have no pleasure in him. Hebrews 10:37-38 Righteous people live by faith.  Unrighteous people take care … Continue reading You Can’t Always Tell Who is the Strong One

Have You Thrown It Away?

So don’t throw away your confidence, which has a great reward.  For you need endurance, so that after you have done God’s will, you may receive what was promised. Hebrews 10:35-36 I can be confident my 401k will stabilize but it may not.  My confidence … Continue reading Have You Thrown It Away?

Let’s Settle Who This Is For

For we know the One who has said, Vengeance belongs to Me, I will repay, and again, The Lord will judge His people.  It is a terrifying thing to fall into the hands of the living God! Hebrews 10:30-31  There are few passages more dangerous … Continue reading Let’s Settle Who This Is For

Upside Down ~ Calling What Is Holy, Evil

Anyone who has set aside the law of Moses dies without mercy on the evidence of two or three witnesses. How much worse punishment, do you think, will be deserved by the one who has trampled underfoot the Son of God, and has profaned the … Continue reading Upside Down ~ Calling What Is Holy, Evil

Do I Need To Fear This Scripture?

For if we deliberately sin after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins, but a terrifying expectation of judgment and the fury of a fire about to consume the adversaries.  Hebrews 10:26-27 This scripture has undermined the confidence … Continue reading Do I Need To Fear This Scripture?

What I’m Saying Under My Breath

Let us hold on to the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful.  And let us be concerned about one another in order to promote love and good works.  Hebrews 10:23-24 My confession is what I say outloud.  My testimony … Continue reading What I’m Saying Under My Breath