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Accept the Crumbs and God Will Make Loaves

  It’s amazing how sometimes we think that God owes us so much more than we deserve.  We possess bigger homes, better jobs, bigger cars and even more money.   How is it that we fall short of seeing the blessings in the smaller things? A remarkable story is told in Matthew 15:21-28, when the Canaanite woman pours from her needy soul in desperation of her demon possessed daughter.  She wasn’t searching for the finer things of life. She was only searching for a man who could provide her with what she needed most.  As she fell upon her knees, she …

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Temptation

      Where are you most tempted? Proverbs 14: 16 – “The wise fear the Lord and shun evil, but a fool is hotheaded and yet feels secure.” Temptation is the desire to do something, especially something wrong or unwise. Temptation comes in all different forms and not everyone is tempted from the same things. For example, if you put a piece of dark chocolate in front of me, I will be tempted to eat it, but if instead it was a plate of french fries, I could probably turn it away. Most times when temptation comes, we think …

Need

  I’m in shock. This Word NEED. I’ve been reading another online faith friend’s battle with her husband’s illness. He’s been stricken with a viral infection attacking his nervous system. This morning as I read I prayed even more. And she was specific with their needs. Financial, healing, pain relief, etc. Specific. I have needs! My husband has needs! We’ve been through this season of sickness that we’ve never had before. Not in 44 years of marriage have either of us ever been very sick. Danny has not been in the hospital since he was 9 years old! You too …