Scripture: [When Peter tried to walk to Jesus on the water and found himself sinking]  Immediately Jesus extended His hand and caught him, saying to him, “O you of little faith, why did you doubt?”  (Matthew 14:31 AMP) I might hold the world’s record for almost drowning. I never learned to swim. It looks like so much fun, I […]

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Scripture: [from one of St Paul’s letter from prison} ” . . . in chains for the gospel . . .” (Philemon 1:13 NIV). We know from Bible history that St Paul spent several years in Roman prisons, including several years under house arrest chained between two guards.  Every so many hours, these soldiers finished […]

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Scripture:  “With God, nothing shall be impossible” (Luke 1:37 KJV). I grew up in a small town in Oklahoma.  On Saturday nights, cars filled with teenagers cruised from one end of Main Street to the other, honking, laughing, and flirting. We called this “dragging Main.” While the noise annoyed adults, this was much less dangerous than […]

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