Like Those Who Dream – Psalm 126:1

Like Those Who Dream – Psalm 126:1

A very close friend of mine just had a major miracle. It was not one easy in coming. In fact, it was like pulling teeth. Rather than come together smoothly, intense prayer and effort in the natural were extended and after we had done all that we could do – we...
Like Those Who Dream – Psalm 126:1

Great Mothers, Hannah – 1 Samuel 3:1

Some people might not nominate Hannah for induction into the “Great Mothers Hall of Fame”. After all, she didn’t fully raise her son herself. She gave him up to Eli the priest after he was weaned (at about two or three years old). She only saw him...
Like Those Who Dream – Psalm 126:1

Great Mothers, Naomi

Naomi goes beyond being a great mother; she was a great a mother-in-law. According to the popularity of mother-in-law jokes, how rare is that? Her story is told within the book of Ruth in the Old Testament, just four short chapters. But what a big story! Naomi means...
Like Those Who Dream – Psalm 126:1

Great Mothers – Susanna Wesley

When Methodists look back to their spiritual roots, who do they think of? John Wesley, their founder, right? I think they should go back an additional generation. If John had not had Susanna Wesley for a mother there is little chance he would have changed the fabric...
Like Those Who Dream – Psalm 126:1

Great Mothers, Solomon’s Choice

A mother’s love and compassion is legendary and there is a little known mother in the Bible who proves the point. We don’t even know her name and her story is usually told, not in celebration of her, but of King Solomon’s wisdom. Two women bore sons...
Like Those Who Dream – Psalm 126:1

Fear God – Proverbs 19:23

What does it mean to fear God? It is an important question because the Bible promises good things for those who know. “The fear of the Lord leads to life, and he who has it will abide in satisfaction; he will not be visited with evil” (Proverbs 19:23)....