Category Archives: Inspirational

The Resurrection Changes Everything!

If you had checked the real estate section of the Jerusalem Reporter that week, you might have seen the following ad: Hand-chiseled tomb for sale.  Beautiful garden setting.  Condition: excellent. Used: only three days. Jesus’ battered body had been prepared … Continue reading

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Kings Ride Horses!

Historically, kings ride horses.  But this King rode an unbroken donkey—a symbol of humility and peace (Matthew 21:1-11).  Jesus rode into Jerusalem, not as a conqueror on a white stallion—that would come later–but as a humble King “endowed with salvation.” … Continue reading

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The testing of Abraham

It’s one thing to say you believe God.  It is another to believe God for your children.  Abraham’s wife, Sarah, was past the age of childbearing.  Then, in a miraculous way, as a result of His promise, God gave them … Continue reading

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Holiness–A Rare Commodity

Every day we are faced with decisions.  Some are seemingly insignificant.  Others are life changing.  What motivates the choices we make?  Finances? Reputation? Emotions? Influence of others? Isn’t it often a challenge to live a life characterized by truth and … Continue reading

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Losing Everything

There was a very wealthy man who lived a long time ago.   He feared God.  He was a righteous man.  He obeyed God.  He had a large family.  Many would say he had found “the good life.”  He could … Continue reading

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Sorrow Turned to Joy

The Widow of Nain (Luke 7:11-17) As Jesus neared the gate to the city of Nain, a funeral procession was making its way out of the city.  A dead man was being carried through the city gate, accompanied by his widowed … Continue reading

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Knowing God’s Will

A missionary once challenged students at a high school retreat, “If you want to be in the will of God more than anything else, then you are in the will of God.” Wow! Really? These kids were at a stage of … Continue reading

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“Sir, we would see Jesus”

At the Church of the Open Door in downtown Los Angeles, a plaque was attached to the pulpit, visible only to the speaker, which read, “Sir, we would see Jesus” (John 12:21).  Everyone who spoke from the grand pulpit of that … Continue reading

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