Tag Archives: exercising faith

Faith; April 18, 2019


2 Corinthians 1:24 Not that we lord it over your faith, but we work with you for your joy, because it is by faith you stand firm. Faith is not something in which we can command each other, but it … Continue reading

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Abiding in Faith; June 5, 2018


Mark 5:36 Ignoring what they said, Jesus told the synagogue ruler, “Don’t be afraid; just believe.” The Gospel of Mark is widely agreed to be Peter’s recollection of events, essentially dictated to Mark. It was the earliest of the Gospels, … Continue reading

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Growing Faith; December 25, 2017


Luke 2:20 The shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things they had heard and seen, which were just as they had been told. It is always wonderful to have confirmation you have heard from God. Very few … Continue reading

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May 17, 2014


Psalm 116:7 Be at rest once more, O my soul, for the Lord has been good to you. It is an interesting stylistic convention that so many of the Psalmists addressed their souls like this. We don’t know who this … Continue reading

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December 11, 2013


Isaiah 60:1 “Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD rises upon you.” God’s perspective and our perspective are often so different. This is a statement by God to every believer in Jesus Christ His … Continue reading

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December 4, 3011


Isaiah 7:9 “‘If you do not stand firm in your faith, you will not stand at all.’” For once, I really like the turn of phrase in the NIV! I’m sure the Japanese is a bit closer to the Hebrew … Continue reading

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