Monthly Archives: November 2011

Individual Prayer

Prayer: The Fundamental Activity of the Christian Life Important Note: This is a discussion of individual prayer only. This is not intended to imply that corporate prayer (prayer with others such as in church services or small groups) is not … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week “Only a mediocre person is always at his best” W. Somerset Maugham

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Mercy Me!

“Blessed are the merciful,    for they will be shown mercy.” (Matthew 5:7) Imagine going in to a convenience store and pointing a gun at the clerk and demanding cash.  The clerk gives you the cash, and then you shoot the … Continue reading

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An Offer of Peace

“For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him, and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through his blood, shed on the cross.” (Col.1:19-20) … Continue reading

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Can you really know…

…What the Master knows? NOTE: I have received a number of questions from readers over the past week or so, and I want to begin a series of posts to answer then as best I can.  I have no claim … Continue reading

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God is my Strength

  “Surely God is my help;        the Lord is the one who sustains me.  Let evil recoil on those who slander me;        in your faithfulness destroy them” (Psalm 54:4-5) How easy it is to think that we can … Continue reading

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Will We Follow Jesus?

“Follow me.” (John 1:43) When Jesus spoke these two simple words, Phillip dropped what he was doing and became a follower of Jesus.  Would you do the same? Remember, that’s all Jesus said to Phillip: “Follow me”. Like Phillip, for … Continue reading

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