Tag Archives: Meeting Needs

November 14 – Show Me What Ya Got, Don’t Just Tell Me

James 2; Jeremiah 23-24; Psalm 130 “For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also.” (James 1:26 NKJV) Martin Luther didn’t like the book of James, in part because of verses like this. … Continue reading

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April 2 – Coming Back to Life

Judges 16-18 Luke 7:1-30 “When the Lord saw her, he felt very sorry for her and said, ‘Don’t cry.’ He went up and touched the coffin, and the people who were carrying it stopped. Jesus said, ‘Young man, I tell … Continue reading

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December 16 – Meeting Needs

Isaiah 11:1-9; Micah 4:8-13; Luke 7:31-35 A receipt was posted on Facebook yesterday. People were doing anything to get water as our city had a “don’t even turn on the faucet” alert. One person went to a store and bought … Continue reading

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March 31 – Joining the Group

Psalm 150; 1 Samuel 17:1-23; Acts 5:12-16 Those awkward moments happen all the time. The “cool” gang gets together at school and sits down in the cafeteria. Others look at them, wanting to be a part, but don’t even think … Continue reading

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April 2 – The Greatest Show on Earth

Matthew 25; 31-46; Numbers 32-34; Job 2 I had a teacher get mad at me once. She didn’t talk to me for the longest time. As I observed her and heard other teachers and students talk about her, though, I … Continue reading

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November 13 – Meeting Needs

James 1; Jeremiah 21-22; Psalm 129 There is a theme throughout the Bible that is so easy to overlook on most occasions. There are times, though, that we have to work hard to overlook it. That theme is the call … Continue reading

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April 14 – Spiritual Power and Wealth

Acts 4:23-37; Deuteronomy 21-22; Job 14 After Peter and John were warned not to preach or teach in the name of Jesus and released they came back to the followers of Jesus and all prayed for boldness in proclaiming the … Continue reading

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December 8 – Meeting Needs

Ephesians 4:17-32; Ezekiel 12-13; Isaiah 43 As Christianity has become “mainstream” in America it’s fashionable to be a Christian to some people. It’s such an ingrained part of the middle class, and even the wealthier class that we may forget … Continue reading

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August 7 – Meeting Needs

2 Corinthians 8; 2 Kings 20-21; Nahum 2 Statistics show that those who are poorer tend to be more charitable in their giving when giving is measured on a percentage of their income.  One of the best explanations I have … Continue reading

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April 27 – Meeting Needs

Acts 11:19-30; Joshua 13-14; Job 27 Whenever there is a disaster anywhere in the world there is one thing you will find about Americans: they give to help support the recovery. I’ve had friends complain that the United States doesn’t … Continue reading

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