Do We Have Enough? Is It Sufficient?

Guest post by Mary Sparks, Pastor’s wife, Hope Baptist Church, Joplin, MO Sufficient? While pondering on the phrase “God’s grace is sufficient” my mind kept wondering …is it really? What is sufficient?  Is it “just enough” to meet your need?  Is it a “little more” to meet your need and have some left over?  Does […]

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Even When My Faith is Small

To be honest, there are times when it’s hard to keep your faith steady.  Our human nature kicks in because we don’t like to be presented with trials and uncertain circumstances. The bigger the problem seems to be, my faith tends to get a bit shakier.  What we need to remember is that in God’s […]

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What Influences You the Most?

The things we set most often before us will have the most influence on us… Yesterday, I was reading a series of 21 shocking cases of children who were cruelly left alone without human interaction — and more or less raised by animals. The results were horrifying and definitely heart-breaking. Some were raised around dogs […]

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When you’re weary and exhausted there is hope…

In the first chapter of Luke, an angel of God told Mary that she would have a son and call his name Jesus.  Mary then confronts the angel with the “questionable circumstances” from her own perspective of what seemed impossible… “Then said Mary unto the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a […]

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What Sins Are You Talking About?

As you’ve probably experienced, Satan likes to remind us of our sins and our failures. He wants us to feel discouraged and defeated.  There are sins that I’ve asked forgiveness for at least 100 times or more.  And the song below is what God is saying to me when I repeat myself over and over […]

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