Embracing Hope When Life Hurts

“Is your life full of difficulties and temptations? Then be happy, for when the way is rough, your patience has a chance to grow. So let it grow, and don’t try to squirm out of your problems. For when your patience is finally in full bloom, then you will be ready for anything, strong in […]

What a Difference! (Acts 4:13)

(Acts 4:13) Check this out: “When the council saw the boldness of Peter and John, and could see that they were obviously uneducated, non-professionals, they were amazed and realized what being with Jesus had done for them.” (The Living Bible) Last week we chatted about Peter and John healing the lame man who was sitting […]

He Wants YOU to Participate! (Acts 3:1-10)

It’s a fascinating account. Peter and John are on their way to the temple to praise God and to worship. They see a lame man sitting near the temple steps begging for money. That’s the only way handicapped people could earn a living in Bible days; they held out a tin cup. When he saw […]


I mentioned last week that I love the book of Daniel, and by reading a commentary about him, I discovered some exciting things. Last week I shared that I found out Daniel was only 14 when he was captured. And his three best friends—Shadrack, Meshack and Abednego— were even younger than he was! I’m impressed […]

He Was How Old???

I love the story of Daniel. In fact, I love his life so much, I’ve been reading a Bible commentary about him. I discovered some interesting things. Here’s just one: • Daniel was only 14 years old when he was taken captive. I love the fact that even at the young age of 14, he […]