The Power of Blessing – Genesis 28:13

The Power of Blessing – Genesis 28:13

I just noticed something new while reading the Bible story of how Jacob was sent off by his parents Isaac and Rebekah to pick a wife. As Jacob went, he stopped overnight and had a dream encounter with God. He saw a ladder extending to heaven with angels going up and...
Are You a Bruised Reed? – Isaiah 42:3

Are You a Bruised Reed? – Isaiah 42:3

Hundreds of years before Christ came, Isaiah spoke of him; “A bruised reed he will not break, and a dimly burning wick he will not extinguish.” (Isaiah 42:3) If you have the feeling that you are barely hanging on – your light growing dimmer and...
Which Are You? – Mark 16:15

Which Are You? – Mark 16:15

“There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” Edith Wharton A few days ago I opened a book and found a sticky note with that quote written on it and it was not in my handwriting. I have no idea how I got it or...
Dashed Hopes – Luke 24:21

Dashed Hopes – Luke 24:21

Don’t discount resurrection when it’s all over and your hopes are dashed. When Joseph of Arimathea took the dead body of Jesus, wrapped it with spices and buried it in a fresh tomb it was all over. Death is pretty final. As far as all the disciples were...
Resurrection Power – Luke 24:41

Resurrection Power – Luke 24:41

If the dearest person in the whole world to you died and then a few days later came knocking on your door, can you imagine your reaction? Scared? Shocked? Disbelieving? That’s how the disciples felt when Jesus appeared in their midst showing them his hands and...