What America Needs

I read a familiar passage this morning: For God has not given us a spirit of fear but of power, love, and sound judgment. II Timothy 1:7 Although I have read and quoted this scripture often, this morning, it caused me to ponder. I questioned its truthfulness. (Now, don’t get your panties in a wad. I believe in the inherent word of God but sometimes in questioning you get a...

Silver and Gold, I Have None

Sometimes our requests are designed to placate our true need. We pray for the pain to subside, when really a deeper issue needs healing. We ask for more money when perhaps we need wisdom in managing our finances. There was a man who begged for money all of his life. Lame from birth. Perhaps he didn’t believe he could be healed. Perhaps he believed God was angry with him. He...