Tag Archives: faith

The Lesser to the Greater

5 The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!” 6 And the Lord said, “If you had faith like a mustard seed, you would say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and be planted in the sea’; and it … Continue reading

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Not Going Anywhere

12 Now the day was ending, and the twelve came and said to Him, “Send the crowd away, that they may go into the surrounding villages and countryside and find lodging and get something to eat; for here we are … Continue reading

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One of Those Days

22 Now on one of those days Jesus and His disciples got into a boat, and He said to them, “Let us go over to the other side of the lake.” So they launched out. Luke 8:22 (NAS) Luke 8:22-25 … Continue reading

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Time and Time Again

13 But the angel said to him, “Do not be afraid, Zacharias, for your petition has been heard, and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you will give him the name John.14 “You will have joy and … Continue reading

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Terms of Engagement

And what more shall I say? For time will fail me if I tell of Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, of David and Samuel and the prophets, who by faith conquered kingdoms, performed acts of righteousness, obtained promises, shut the mouths … Continue reading

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Impetuosity and Other Impediments

And what more shall I say? For time will fail me if I tell of Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, of David and Samuel and the prophets, who by faith conquered kingdoms, performed acts of righteousness, obtained promises, shut the mouths … Continue reading

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Considering the Possibilities

19 He considered that God is able to raise people even from the dead, from which he also received him back as a type. Hebrews 11:19 Abraham was in the act of plunging a knife into the chest of his … Continue reading

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Full of It*

On the other hand I am filled with power—With the Spirit of the Lord—And with justice and courageTo make known to Jacob his rebellious act,Even to Israel his sin. Micah 3:8 Micah stood in vivid contrast with the rulers and … Continue reading

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The Testing of Your Faith

2 Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, 3 knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. 4 And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. 5 But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to … Continue reading

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Familiarity Breeds Contempt

And He did not do many miracles there because of their unbelief. Matthew 13:58 (NAS) They say, “familiarity breeds contempt.” Here was the son of the town’s carpenter, who spent his time building plows and yokes, perhaps furniture, teaching in … Continue reading

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