Being confident is a virtue unless it causes you to overestimate the depth of your faith in God. Peter was confident in his faith in God. And he once declared he would never leave nor forsake Christ. Yet, in time of uncertainty, he denied him three times.Shortly after graduating from high school, I worked at a local grocery store. Each morning, I mopped the floors, packed … [Read more...] about Your faith in God will make you strong in uncertain times
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You probably agree the Book of Exodus is a story about immigration by immigrants. It details the struggles, the fears, and the pains of living in a foreign land. Above all, the Book of Exodus will help you understand what home means to people like me - immigrants.I come from a long line of immigrants. My grandparents were born in Mozambique. About 80 years ago, Grandpa left … [Read more...] about God Cares About Immigrants, The World Hates Them
Three times, God tells Joshua to be strong and courageous. You probably agree that you cannot be strong and courageous if feel rejected and alone. For that reason, God promised Joshua that he wouldn't abandon him or reject him.God's promise to Israel didn't change when Moses died. Instead, God appointed Joshua to lead the wayward Israelites to the Promised Land. The job … [Read more...] about 3 Things That Will make You Strong and Courageous
A man who read the Bible professionally once asked Christ, “What can I do to inherit eternal life?” Jesus Christ did not give him a list of Bible verses or a 2-hour lecture on foundations of soteriology. He answered with a question.He answered with a question.However, the learned man's question revealed a glaring error in the purpose of reading and understanding the … [Read more...] about Dear White Evangelicals, I Am Black Do You Love Me?