Take the first step

2 Corinthians 5:7 (KJV) For we walk by faith and not by sight. Do you believe God… Do you trust God… Do you have faith in God… If your answer is yes, then it is time for you to take the first step. Sometimes the first step can seem the hardest to take because, after […]

Steps of Faith

Hebrews 11:6 And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him. Faith is important.  We are instructed to walk by faith and ultimately to live by faith.  So what is faith?  It is a strong […]

it’s all about love

1 Corinthians 13:13 And now these three remain: faith, hope and love.  But the greatest of these is love. love is not touchy, fretful or resentful… Faith – to believe, trust or have confidence in… Hope – to expect or believe that something good will happen… Love – to act good toward another by choice… […]

Great Expectations – Part 2

Previously we looked at how God expects us to live our lives…by Faith. I have often heard hope referred to as earnest expectation.  Now faith is the reality of what is hoped for, the proof of what is not seen (Hebrews 11:1). It seems to me that faith and hope are connected, in that you […]

Great Expectations

Expectation – a confident belief or strong hope that a particular event will happen; a mental image of something expected, often compared to its reality; a standard of conduct or performance expected by or of somebody. Do you have expectations of others (friends and family)?  Do you have expectations of an entity (employer, church, government)?  […]