Praying and Believing

Praying and Believing

We live in a cocky, self-confident culture where we think we know everything and can do everything. This produces a thought pattern that we got it and can figure it out, so we do not need to pray. Prayer is mainly used as a get out of trouble card when we’re stuck in...
Wilt Thou Be Made Whole (John 5:6)

Wilt Thou Be Made Whole (John 5:6)

The scene was pathetic; a sight which would have made any hospice, infirmary, nursing home or hospital look like a vacation home. In Jerusalem, by the sheep gate, there was a pool called Bethesda which in Hebrew meant House of Mercy. The pool had five porches and a...
Give It Up

Give It Up

There were five thousand people on the mountainside who had come to hear Jesus teach. According to Matthew’s account of the story, the session had gone on for a very long time with miracles, teaching and worship. The people were hungry and they had nothing to eat....