Serving With A Servant Heart

24 And when the ten heard it, they were moved with indignation against the two brethren. 25 But Jesus called them unto him, and said, Ye know that the princes of the Gentiles exercise dominion over them, and they that are great exercise authority upon them. 26 But it shall not be so among you: […]

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Casting Our Nets Into The Deep

Pray Ill. Jake and the rain. I. Background A. This is the description of the first disciples being chosen by Jesus by the Lake of Gennesaret—Christians commonly refer to this lake as the Sea of Galilee. B. Some believe that this may have been a first encounter of Jesus and Simon Peter 1. I do […]

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Place Your Children Into The Hands Of Jesus Ashley Bridges was 10 weeks pregnant when she was diagnosed with cancer. Although doctors recommended she start chemotherapy immediately, it would have required her to terminate her pregnancy. “There’s no way I could kill a healthy baby because I’m sick,” Bridges told CBS2’s Kristine Lazar. During her […]

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An Attitude Of Gratitude – Part 1

[otw_is sidebar=otw-sidebar-2]   Introductory: Two men were walking through a field one day when they spotted an enraged bull. Instantly they darted toward the nearest fence. The storming bull followed in hot pursuit, and it was soon apparent they wouldn’t make it. Terrified, the one shouted to the other, “Put up a prayer, John. We’re […]

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An Attitude Of Gratitude – Part 2

[otw_is sidebar=otw-sidebar-2]   An Attitude Of Gratitude II. The Prayer Of All! Now look at verses 13 and 14. “And they lifted up their voices, and said, Jesus, Master, have mercy on us. And when he saw them, he said unto them, Go shew yourselves unto the priests. And it came to pass, that, as […]

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Faith in God, when all else is impossible

[otw_is sidebar=otw-sidebar-2]   Faith in God, when all else is impossible Three Trees Once upon a mountain top, three little trees stood and dreamed of what they wanted to become when they grew up. The first little tree looked up at the stars and said: “I want to hold treasure. I want to be covered […]

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Celebrating the Empty Tomb

[otw_is sidebar=otw-sidebar-2]   Lord God, our Father, by the power that raised your Son Jesus from the dead, turn our lives around so that we might see and know Him as our Living Lord and Savior. Awake in us a constant awareness of His living presence – forgiving us our sins and giving us real […]

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Once Blind But Now We See

[otw_is sidebar=otw-sidebar-2]   A Blind Man Meets a Healer Stevie Wonder (the singer) and Jack Nicklaus (the golfer) are sitting around the pool talking. Inevitably the conversation turns to golf and Nicklaus is surprised to find out that Stevie Wonder, who is blind, has been playing golf for years. The golf pro can’t believe it. […]

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Encouragement for the Journey

10 And when he had called unto him his twelve disciples, he gave them power against unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of sickness and all manner of disease. 2 Now the names of the twelve apostles are these; The first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; […]

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