Tag Archives: Faith

Faith vs. Presumption…

Read Joshua 14 Focus on verse 12 Faith vs presumption There is a philosophy that deems to be more prevailing in prosperous cultures, which suggests that our minds have the power to affect our destiny. Like all deceptive doctrines, there … Continue reading

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The First Step…

Read Joshua 3 Focus v. 10 My granddaughter is not walking…yet. Just the other day she pulled herself up on the rungs of a stool and stood on her wobbly little legs for a few minutes while holding on to … Continue reading

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The Fear Factor…

Read Deuteronomy 20 Focus on verse 1 Fear is an effective motivator. I suspect that of all the reasons people do things in this world the vast majority are moved to action by fear. There are many things we face … Continue reading

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History…

Read Deuteronomy 1 Focus on verse 5 Everyone has a history. To deny one has a history is to deny that one has lived. Some of us have a relatively mundane history, other a more colorful past, but we all … Continue reading

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Confident Optimism

Read Numbers 34 Focus on verse 13 I find it is always a more positive experience when I am in the company of an optimist. Conversely, the company of a pessimist can bring down the countenance of a roomful of … Continue reading

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To Believe or Not to Believe…

Read Numbers 20 Focus v. 12 Belief is very closely related to faith and trust. If I do not trust you, I will likely be skeptical of what you tell me, even if what you tell me is true. Charles … Continue reading

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Sprouting Sticks…

Read Numbers 17 Focus v. 5 & 10 A few years ago before we moved to our current home, we had a fair sized yucca tree growing on our patio. At one point I pruned off a limb that was … Continue reading

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