Today in our VBS at Wellandport as we pursue the theme “Facing Life With Faith,” we are discussing how knowledge and faith are connected.
The Bible says, “faith comes by hearing and hearing by the Word of God” (Rom. 10:17). As we read and study God’s Word, we increase in knowledge, but that knowledge grows our faith. Of course, our knowledge of God and His revealed will is more than just an accumulation of facts. It is faith-driven. Heart-felt. And relationally focused. Thus, Paul was able to affirm, “I know in whom I have believed.” Continue reading
A manufacturing plant was in full swing one day. The company’s massive machine was humming along, taking in the raw materials at one end and churning out the finished product at the other.
Suddenly, the machine stopped and ground to a halt. Workers climbed all over it like ants to get it started again. The plant’s manager stormed out of his office to find out why his multi-million-dollar machine wasn’t making him any money. He listened to his people saying they couldn’t figure it out, and he told them to call a technician. Continue reading
Yesterday my phone kept dinging because everyone was warning me about accepting a facebook friend request from Jayden K. Smith, an alleged hacker who’s going to corrupt my computer, hack my friend’s accounts, and probably drain my bank account.
You got a few dings too, eh?
Well, by now, you probably know this was a hoax.
It reminded me of this true story that occurred in the late 1990’s. Continue reading
Ray Comfort in his book, Hell’s Best Kept Secret, relates a tragic story about a woman who was once walking along a riverbank with her child.
Suddenly the child slipped into the river. The mother screamed in terror. She couldn’t swim, and besides, she was in the latter stages of pregnancy. Finally, somebody heard her screaming and rushed down to the riverbank. Continue reading
What’s it like getting older?
American author and poet Maya Angelou was asked this question on a talk show. Her response? “It’s exciting.”
Here’s what she went on to say “I’ve learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.” Continue reading
Leon Mauldin tells about seeing a message on a church marquee that read: “A church with few answers, many questions, but great faith.” On the surface that sounds good. It sounds humble. Here is a church open, willing to consider everything from a fresh perspective. A church not rigid, not bound by traditionalism. Continue reading
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