Our Faith Affects Others

I am currently diving deeper into the four gospels, and I just started the book of Mark. I just finished chapter 2, and these verses stood out to me: “Some men came, bringing to him (Jesus) a paralyzed man, carried by four of them. Since they could not get him to Jesus because of theContinue reading “Our Faith Affects Others”

He is Saying Your Name

Jesus told his disciples on three different occasions that he was going to be killed and on the third day be raised to life. Like we all tend to do, the disciples never really seemed to hear the second part of what Jesus was saying, though. They automatically focused on the bad part, that JesusContinue reading “He is Saying Your Name”

What Are You So Afraid Of?

When I was a little girl, my dad would go on walks with my sister and me. There was this big dog we befriended on our walks; his name was Jasper. I remember always looking forward to seeing Jasper because he would bring us rocks, play fetch, and was just so sweet and cute! ButContinue reading “What Are You So Afraid Of?”

I Am Willing, Be Clean!

When Jesus came down from the mountainside, large crowds followed Him. A man with leprosy came and knelt before Him and said, “Lord, if you are willing, you can make me clean.” Jesus reached out His hand and touched the man. “I am willing,” He said. “Be clean!” Immediately he was cleansed of his leprosy.Continue reading “I Am Willing, Be Clean!”

Listening, Speaking, and Anger

One of the very first verses I ever memorized in the Bible was James 1:19, “My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to become angry.” This is because James was providing so much wisdom in this one little verse, to me. EspeciallyContinue reading “Listening, Speaking, and Anger”