Category: Faith

Hear and Obey

Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one. (Deuteronomy 6:4) On the doorposts of Jewish homes, you will find a decorative case called a mezuzah. Inside this case is a piece of parchment inscribed with verses from the Torah, which is comprised of what…

Love & Sacrifice

“My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.”  (John 15:12-13, NIV) On February 2, 1943, the Dorchester, a luxury liner renovated for the purpose of…

Perfect Peace

Peace. It’s something we long for but something that can be fleeting and elusive. The dictionary defines peace as freedom from such things as civil disturbance or disquieting and oppressive thoughts or emotions. It is defined as an agreement to put an end to…

Promises

When someone makes a promise, that person is declaring to another that something will or will not be done. When a promise is made, the person to whom it was made has the right to expect that it will be kept. Yet sometimes it…

WHAT’S SO “GOOD” ABOUT GOOD FRIDAY?

From noon until three in the afternoon darkness came over all the land. About three in the afternoon Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” (which means “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”). When some of those…

FACING YOUR RED SEA IN FAITH

It was by faith that the people of Israel went right through the Red Sea as though they were on dry ground. But when the Egyptians tried to follow, they were all drowned. (Hebrews 11:29) With each step out of the land of Egypt,…

He’s with us through the storm

This is a post that I originally wrote in November 2019. It seemed quite appropriate to the crisis we are in with the COVID-19 outbreak, so I though I’d re-post it with a few changes to it. I pray that it will give hope…

Why Do You Praise God?

“Praise God!” “Praise the Lord!” These are words that come easily off the lips of many of us who are followers of Jesus Christ. They seem as automatic as saying “God bless you,” when someone sneezes, or saying “please” or “thank you.” But what…

Sometimes We are the Miracle

When my wife, Linda, received her cancer diagnosis in 2019, we began praying. Our church began praying. Friends and family began praying. We began praying for what anyone in our situation would pray for: a miracle. We prayed that when Linda went for a…

In the Machine

by Linda McMillan As I mentioned in a recent post, my wife, Linda, was diagnosed with cancer in 2019. As she has been going through chemo and radiation treatments, the Holy Spirit has given her some powerful insights, which she has written down and…

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