“Didn’t we throw three men all bound up into the fire?” This was the question asked by King Nebuchadnezzar to his servants shortly after giving the command to throw Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego into the fiery furnace for disobeying the order to bow and worship the king’s golden image. I’m thinking king Neb had an…

Last week we looked at Daniel and the testimony of his good reputation before King Darius. Jesus had a good reputation before God and man and that’s the outcome of our life we desire. Still, we find ourselves in hot water (or a lion’s den) because not everybody appreciates our good reputation. Daniel had become…

The really big question for all of us is what will it take to motivate us to move forward and conquer our personal giants? What’s the prize? What is the big carrot that is being offered to me so that I’ll step out of my comfort zone and attempt something that may even scare the…

Before David even set foot on the battle field to fight the giant, he had appeared before the king and explained that he had previously fought a bear and a lion and rescued a lamb from their mouths, and so he was ready to fight the giant. Reluctantly the king offered David his personal armour….

I was reading the story of David and was again intrigued by his encounter with Goliath. The scene is set with Israel in “battle array” on the foot of one mountain and the Philistine army in battle array at the foot of an opposite mountain. They were ready to get it on! They came toward…

On the day of the resurrection, word spread quickly that the tomb was empty and Jesus either rose from the dead or someone stole His body. Later in the day, two dudes left Jerusalem and headed toward a town called Emmaus. They were discussing all the unexpected and unexplained events that had happened over this…