A friend introduced me to Burger Fi. I love their grass-fed cheeseburgers. I’d clobber my husband if he promised to bring me one and showed up with a carton of milk. Oops, that attitude kept the church in Corinth on milk and hindered their spiritual growth.Continue Reading
Have you wondered if Jesus still heals today? In the Gospels, He initiated healing with some and healed others because they asked. Some were healed with just a word; others had to participate in their healing, such as wash in a pool or pick up their mat and walk. Does He heal today? And if so, how?
My father-in-law experienced spontaneous healing from chronic back problems. He was working in the back of his small grocery store one night when an inexplicable current zinged down his spine. His back pain vanished. After bending and twisting without pain, he strode over to the meat locker for the ultimate test. He put his arms under a hanging beef hind quarter and lifted it!
The pain never returned. Ed Wilson’s healing didn’t come in response to a healing service, but it did follow an extraordinary act of obedience.Continue Reading
How do you overcome weakness?
I rambled into the kitchen wishing I could have stayed in bed. “This is going to be a terrible day,” I muttered to myself. I had a full schedule, and I’d tossed in bed instead of sleeping.
When I have a lot to do, my over-stimulated mind won’t turn off, even when I try to sleep. But it drags when it’s time to get moving. My schedule needed brain power, and my brain felt dull.
That morning I sensed God’s Spirit gently interrupt my prattle. Do you think lack of sleep can squelch God’s power?
Zechariah 4:6 popped into my mind, “‘Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit,’ says the LORD of hosts” (NASB).
Of course, God is more powerful than my lack of sleep. He’s greater than my lack of anything. Why was I focusing on how I felt instead of on His strength?Continue Reading