Looking to Yourself or Jesus Brings Failure or Hope

How many times in your life do you run into problems and trouble, ending up with no way out. You try all kinds of things to alleviate the situation but to no real avail. Yet in reality you can’t be free the state you are in as long as you keep looking to yourself. As…

The Best Kind of Tranquilizer

Stress, turmoil, anxiety, worry, tension, uncertainty, pressures, hassles, revenge, lawsuits, bankruptcy, crime, assault, disease, accidents, anger, tragedy, violence, suffering—the list goes on and on. At various times, there will be upsets in our life that will leave us sleepless. It might be a major ordeal or maybe just a minor event. Whether we are young…

Waiting for the Breath of God

Throughout the course of our life we will find ourselves lost and in such figurative darkness that we can hardly know the position of our own hands. We often lose hope in ever breaking out of this gloom and despair just like the youth in the following story. But it is usually at this point…

When God Was Tempted, Tried & Tested

What does it mean when God is tempted? “Jesus said unto him, It is written again…You shall not tempt the Lord thy God” Deuteronomy 6:16; Matthew 4:7. It refers to testing His strength, goodness, value, and truth, or to put Him to the proof to see if what He says is true. It means that…

Like Exit Signs Jesus is the Way Out

Have you ever thought about the “EXIT” signs that many buildings have placed inside rooms over the doors that lead the way out of the building? On the ones very often seen, the word EXIT is in red letters, lit from behind. Studies have found that red is the color most recognizable in a smoky,…