I’m Supposed To Be A Hero

For consider your calling, brothers: not many of you were wise according to worldly standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth. But God chose what is foolish in the world to shame the wise;...

Are We Living or Dying?

"I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly" (John 10:10 NKJV) As Christians we are recipients of Divine life that is both eternal and abundant. Isn’t it strange therefore a...

Bravery

During Marine basic training at Parris Island, S.C., the drill instructor threw a pine cone among the recruits and yelled, "Grenade!" The trainees immediately turned away and hit the ground. "Just as I suspect...

Faith, Confidence

A little girl named Mary was in bed one night preparing for lights-outs. Prayers had been said and Mom had hugged her. Perhaps in a effort to put-off sleeptime, Mary asked her mother why God created night-time....

Predictablity, Habit

Chuck Swindoll writes: “A bazaar was held in a village in northern India. Everyone brought his wares to trade and sell. One old farmer brought in a whole covey of quail. He had tied a string around one leg of e...

Commitment, Faithfulness

A nurse shared this story of faithfulness: It was a busy morning, approximately 8:30 am, when an elderly gentleman, in his 80's, arrived to have stitches removed from his thumb. He stated that he was in a hurry...

Money, Greed

In a Turning Point Daily Devotional, David Jeremiah writes, “CNN carried a story of a 62-year-old man who was rushed to Cholet General Hospital in France, suffering stomach pain. His family told doctors the man...

Satisfaction

A little boy never said a word for six years. One day his parents served him cocoa. From out of left field, the kid says, "This cocoa's no good." His parents began to celebrate. They said to him, "Why did you w...

Need for Fathers

In a Wall Street Journal article, James Wilson points out the urgent need in our society for families led by fathers: “An employed father helps persuade a young boy that getting a job makes more sense than hang...