NOTHING JUST HAPPENS

174/365 NOTHING JUST HAPPENS Amos 3:3-5 Do two walk together except they make an appointment and have agreed?Does a lion roar in the forest unless he has found a victim?Does a young lion growl in his den unless he has caught something?Does a bird get caught in a trap if the trap has not been... Continue Reading →

BURNING BRIDGES

172/365 BURNING BRIDGES 1 Kings 19:21 So Elisha left him and went back. He took his yoke of oxen and slaughtered them. He burned the plowing equipment to cook the meat and gave it to the people, and they ate. Then he set out to follow Elijah and became his servant. I am been a... Continue Reading →

HOW MUCH DO YOU REMEMBER?

164/365 HOW MUCH DO YOU REMEMBER? 2 Chronicles 24:22 Thus Joash the king did not remember the kindness which his father Jehoiada had shown him, but he murdered his son. And as he died he said, “May the LORD see and avenge!” Regardless of the hindrances that led to such a conclusion, for many people,... Continue Reading →

TAKING OPPORTUNITIES

163/365 TAKING OPPORTUNITIES 2 Kings 11:1 And when Athaliah the mother of Ahaziah saw that her son was dead, she arose and destroyed all the seed royal.  Whenever we are eagerly anticipating an opportunity, we lay down all the ground works pending its arrival. So when it does show up, we are voracious and wild,... Continue Reading →

COMPLETE THE JOURNEY

161/365 Reference text: 2 Kings 2:6-14 COMPLETE THE JOURNEY There was only one condition for Elisha to receive the portion of Elijah's anointing he desired: he had to see Elijah being taken into heaven (vs 10) Interestingly, this condition was made known to him after the crossing of the Jordan. Moments before, had he not... Continue Reading →

MINI BITES

158/365 MINI BITES Today's homily contains lessons that got me smiling because of its simple practicality but clear depth. The salient points that hit hardest are presented as mini bites. 1. God doesn't exist for us, we exist for God. 2. Longing is the beginning to belonging 3. People need to be taught not to... Continue Reading →

A THOROUGH INVESTIGATION

A THOROUGH INVESTIGATION 157/365 Matthew 10:11 Now whatever city or town you enter, inquire who in it is worthy, and there till you go out.yt 'Enquire and Inquire' are two words in the English language that are sometimes used interchangeably. And although both in the base form mean 'to ask', the level of detail required... Continue Reading →

YOU CAN’T GIVE WHAT YOU HAVE NOT

YOU CAN'T GIVE WHAT YOU HAVE NOT 147/365 Acts 20:28 Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock that the Holy Spirit has appointed you to as overseers, to shepherd the church of God, which He purchased with His own blood. Before take off in a plane, one hears the safety information. The... Continue Reading →

A LESSON IN HUMILITY

A LESSON IN HUMILITY 146/365 Luke 1:39 In those days Mary arose and went with haste into the hill country, to a town in Judah, The Mary being described is the same Mary whom a verse earlier, had just received news that she was going to conceive and bear a son who shall be called... Continue Reading →

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