Archive for December, 2018

A prayer of David

December 29th, 2018

David was described by God as a man after His own heart. That is very high praise considering David did some pretty bad things in his life. I think one of the keys to David’s life is prayer. He was always in communication with God. He praised God in the goods times and cried out […]

Effective Prayer: Keep on asking

December 28th, 2018

In the Sermon on the Mount Jesus talks about effective prayer. In Matthew 7 Jesus shares one thing for our prayers to be effective. In Matthew 7:7-11 NLT it says, “Keep on asking, and you will receive what you ask for. Keep on seeking, and you will find. Keep on knocking, and the door will […]

For unto us

December 25th, 2018

In today’s Christmas message I want to look at one verse from the Old Testament section of the Bible in the book of Isaiah. The verse comes from Isaiah chapter 9 verse 6. It says, “For a Child is born to us, a Son is given to us. The government will rest on His shoulders. […]

Crazy Love by Francis Chan

December 21st, 2018

I have just finished reading / listening to Francis Chan’s book Crazy Love. My wife had read it and recommended it to me. (Thanks Larissa!) Now before I go on I want to explain read / listened to. My wife had a paper back copy which she read, and I bought the audio version. So […]

Pressure and joy

December 21st, 2018

Psalm 119:143-144 NLT – As pressure and stress bear down on me, I find joy in your commands. [144] Your laws are always right; help me to understand them so I may live. As the pressure closes in and we become stressed, it is important to press into God’s Word, the Bible. Like David we […]