All Saint’s Day – where did it come from? The original saints offered thanksgiving and prayer to God. Even through trials and tribulations, they persevered, staying strong in their faith. What can we draw from their lives and their faith? How can we take these lessons and apply them to our lives today?
In a spiritual vision exam, what would we focus on? How can we focus on things we cannot see – on things we have never known. Martin Luther realized that he must focus on Christ Alone – and his clarity and focus brought about the Reformation. How can we achieve this focus in our daily…
In our prayers, we may find ourselves wrestling, with our thoughts and with God. During these times, as we wrestle with prayer, how do we find hope? Each prayer is a personal one-on-one interaction with God. Know that He is there for us as He promised, He has a plan for us, and he will…
As we face challenges, we can find ourselves bound – we often go astray rather than following The Word. As Paul wrote to Timothy, we must endure everything and die with Him so that we will reign with Him. Let’s explore these passages to help us remain faithful each and every day.
Why did Israel suffer when the countries around them thrive? When the Lord directed patience, then as now, it was (and can be) exhausting. How can we learn and apply His patience to our lives today? How can we remain steadfast?
In the ultimate war between Heaven and hell, we are blessed to have Jesus on our side, as our brother and champion. Let us examine God’s word to see how we can resist temptation and remain strong in our day to day life.
What is Jesus saying? Is He going against what God has said? On the contrary, Jesus is sharing three hard truths with His followers. As we listen, let’s examine these truths that we must also take to heart today in order for us to take up our cross and follow Him.
In the Parable of the Banquet, Jesus reminds us that the first shall be last and the last shall be first. How can we take this lesson and bring it into our lives today?