Weak and Weary

Weak and Weary

Have you ever been working at a task that was physically demanding and after you’ve been at it for a while, you get tired and cannot go on any more? Your body shuts down and you do not have the stamina or strength to continue and you must stop right where you are. In...
Invitation To Drink

Invitation To Drink

It was the last and greatest day of the Jewish Festival of Tabernacles and Jesus stood up and said in a loud voice “Let everyone who is thirsty come to me and drink” (John 7:37 NIV). This was a contrast to the Jewish teachers who were always seated when teaching and...
Peter Is At The Door

Peter Is At The Door

Things were heating up for the apostles as they went about spreading the message of their risen Lord. People were responding to the message and being converted and this was disturbing to King Herod so he started to persecute the leadership of the movement, hoping this...
Journey of Faith

Journey of Faith

The background of this story is set during a war between Syria and Israel where the Syrians targeted the city of Samaria, blocked all means of getting supplies into the city and choked the economy which resulted in a food shortage. The strategy was a means to create...
Keep Walking

Keep Walking

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...