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Moving mountains

“… if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move.” Matthew 17:20 Faith is often described as belief and complete trust in something or someone. We may think that this kind of faith is difficult to achieve and that … Continue reading

A thirst that needs quenching

A thirst that needs quenching

God shows up and reveal himself to those who are searching. In God Only Knows! we met a woman who was longing for something better in life and also on a spiritual search for truth and fulfillment. It was Jesus who showed up to tell her that he could satisfy her spiritual search and that … Continue reading

God only knows!

God only knows!

She had five different husbands and now she was living with a man who wasn’t her husband. A stranger knew all these intimate details of her life. She hadn’t a clue, at first, who he was but he knew who she was and everything about her. It should have been shock-horror on her part because … Continue reading

Watching from a distance

Watching from a distance

“Many women were there, watching from a distance.” Matthew 27:55 These women stood and witnessed the gruesome scene taking place at Golgotha, just outside the city of Jerusalem. They watched Jesus refuse the narcotic-laden drink given to prisoners to deaden pain before crucifixion. They saw the soldiers nail Jesus to a cross, and divide up … Continue reading

In need of rest

Jesus said, “Are you tired? Worn out? … Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest… Keep company with me and you’ll learn to live freely and lightly.” Matthew 11:28 Doesn’t that seem like an unbelievable offer? But, how do we experience … Continue reading

Trust

“Blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord.” Psalm 40:4  God wants us to trust Him. This might be easy to do when life is going well but when life gets difficult, where do we turn? We may turn to God but also we may be tempted to turn away from God. The Israelites, … Continue reading

Work in progress

Work in progress

Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever. Hebrews 13:8 Yesterday, so to speak, Jesus Christ lived on this earth. He led an inconspicuous and unremarkable existence until the last three years of His life. Those three years and the final dramatic events of His time on earth, when He died and came … Continue reading