Opened Eyes, Open Heart

“Then their eyes were suddenly opened by God, and they clearly recognized Him, and He vanished from their sight.  They said to one another, “Were not our hearts burning within us while He was talking with us on the road and opening the Scriptures to us?” — Luke 24:31–32, AMP.   Read more…

Advent Series: The Decree

“And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed.” — Luke 2:1, KJV   A  decree is a law (whether civil, ceremonial, or ecclesiastical)  — an ordinance. Caesar Augustus, the Roman Emperor, gave orders for the empire Read more…

Somebody Say Grace

“And of His fullness, we have all received, and grace for grace.” — John 1:16, NKJV   You’re gathered around the dinner table, and before anyone puts a bite of food in their mouth, you hear the phrase, “Somebody say grace.” Saying grace is the most important part of the Read more…

Jesus, Where Were You?

“Now Martha said to Jesus, “Lord, if You had been here, my brother would not have died.” — John 11:21   Martha was probably as respectful as she possibly could be, considering that she was talking to Jesus, the Son of God. But at the same time, you can imagine Read more…

Casting Your Cares

  “… casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you.” (1 Peter 5:7)   Have you ever thought casting your cares on God is like casting a fishing rod? When a fisher casts his rod, he strategically throws it out into an area in the water where he Read more…