Perception vs. Reality

Perception vs. Reality

Reality is the state of things that actually exist – perception is an interpretation of experience. Let’s take a look at one example of perception and reality in Scripture. Now the serpent was more crafty than any other beast of the field that the Lord God...
What are you worth?

What are you worth?

“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor...
Why me, Lord? Part 3

Why me, Lord? Part 3

Until Christ Returns We understand that while we may experience difficult things in our lives, we know that there is a God who is more than able to work in the lives of those who choose to acknowledge him as Lord and Savior. No matter what we have been through or are...
Why me, Lord? Part 2

Why me, Lord? Part 2

I was blind but now I see! The neighbors and those who had seen him before as a beggar were saying, “Is this not the man who used to sit and beg?” Some said, “It is he.” Others said, “No, but he is like him.” He kept saying, “I am the man.” So they said to him, “Then...
Why me, Lord?

Why me, Lord?

One reason we can know that the Bible is not just a collection of fables and fairytales is due to the very real issues of life that it deals with. The Bible is not just filled with feel-good stories! There are many lessons in Scripture to teach us how to reach out to...
Afflicted But Not Crushed

Afflicted But Not Crushed

I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world. – John 16:33 It seems that everywhere we turn these days, so many are struggling with physical ailments. Many are...