POST PUBLISHED INMay, 2012
May 25th, 201210:06 AM ETAll through the scripture, there are examples of people who were in great need, but then the favor of God turned it around. For example, in Genesis 6, Noah was facing the greatest challenge of his life. The Earth was about to be destroyed with the flood. Things looked impossible, but scripture says, "Noah found favor in the sight of God." He was ab...
May 18th, 201211:19 AM ETI have a friend who is a medical doctor. Late one night years ago, he was driving down the freeway on his way home. He came upon an accident and stopped to see if he could help. Sadly, it was a fatality. There was a young man on a stretcher, and the paramedics had worked on him for a long time. They had tried CPR and had IV's in him. As my friend w...
May 11th, 201210:36 AM ETScripture tells us that the fervent prayers of the righteous avail much. Fervent prayer is heart-filled, it's faith-filled, and it's love-filled. I believe that a praying mother gives us a wonderful example of what it means to pray fervently. I know a mother who was praying intensely for her son. He had gotten involved in an outlaw motorcycle gang...
May 04th, 201210:50 AM ETThere's a young man I know with a beautiful family. He was working at his job, being his best each day and always keeping a good attitude, but there wasn't any room for growth at that company and no opportunity for advancement. One day, another friend told him about a position that was opening up at his company. My friend read the qualifications, a...
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Advice and encouragement from the pastor of Lakewood Church.