Whatever the Cost

“Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego answered and said to the king, ‘O Nebuchadnezzar, we have no need to answer you in this matter. If that is the case, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and He will deliver us from your hand, O king. But if not, let it be known to you,…

Choose the Good Part

“And Jesus answered and said to her, ‘Martha, Martha, you are worried and troubled about many things. But one thing is needed, and Mary has chosen that good part, which will not be taken away from her.’” -Luke 10:41-42 Jesus was over for a meal, and Martha was working hard in the kitchen to get things ready– I can…

3 Reasons We Can Be Joyful In Trials

“My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials.” -James 1:2 The weeks dragged into months. Those months dragged into over a year. One of my friends, a captain on our soccer team, had been sidelined for what seemed to be forever with an injury. Bouncing from doctor to doctor, he kept getting…

Which One Will it Be?

“And Jesus said to him, ‘Assuredly, I say to you, today you will be with Me in Paradise.’” -Luke 23:43 It was dusty, and a slight wind was blowing. He stumbled along slowly under the weight of his cross. This man was a criminal condemned to execution by crucifixion. As he reached the spot where his…