Daily Archives: December 6, 2008

the week before Christmas…

THE WEEK BEFORE CHRISTMAS By Scott Murray Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the churchEvery creature was stirring, they were sitting on Birch The programs were ready, everything was prepared In hopes that the people soon would be … Continue reading

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Abandoning the Self-Life…….by Charles Stanley

Abandoning the Self-LifeJonah 4 The believer’s self-life is composed of the habits, attitudes, and relationships he or she is unwilling to surrender. Keeping those things from the Lord gives people a sense of independence, which is highly prized in our … Continue reading

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Brokenness : the Protest…..by Charles Stanley

Brokenness: The ProtestJonah 1 The children’s story about Jonah and the whale presents the prophet in a rather rosy light: After three days in the fish’s belly, he relents and goes merrily on to Nineveh. End of story. The Bible … Continue reading

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Persevering through Silence…….by Char;es Stanley

Persevering Through SilenceJob 23:16-17 Yesterday we noted that God always has a purpose for being silent. I learned this lesson–and its corollary–in college. One day during my senior year, I prepared to pray over a situation that would impact my … Continue reading

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a Diamond funny…..

Morris ran into Jacob while shopping at the mall the other day in front of one of the jewelry stores. Noticing a conspicuously small gift wrapped box in his hand, Morris asked if was a gift for Jacob’s wife Becky. … Continue reading

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When GOD is Silent…….by Charles Stanley

When God Is SilentJohn 11:1-6 When Lazarus was dying, his sisters urgently called for Jesus. Imagine how their grief must have compounded when He didn’t instantly respond to their request. God’s silence is difficult to accept. We want Him to … Continue reading

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aChristmas Play funny…….

A little boy, excited about his part in the Christmas play at school, came home and shouted, “I got a part in the Christmas play! I got a part in the Christmas play!” “What part did you get?” asked his … Continue reading

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