Standing in the Storm

Four Reasons for Faith Failure

Luke 5:4 … ‘Put out into deep water, and let down the nets for a catch.’ 5 Simon answered, ‘Master, we’ve worked hard all night and haven’t caught anything. But because you say so, I will let down the nets.’ 6 When they had done so, they caught such a large number of fish that…

Response to the Storms of Life

James 1:2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds. 3 Because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. 4 Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.

My younger son has a special gift when confronted…

No Understanding

Mark 4:11 He told them, “The secret of the kingdom of God has been given to you. But to those on the outside everything is said in parables 12 so that, “‘they may be ever seeing but never perceiving, and ever hearing but never understanding; otherwise they might turn and be forgiven!

Misunderstandings cause wars…

Storms You Can Avoid

Matthew 7:24 “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. 25 The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on…

So Many Cares

Mark 4:13  Then Jesus said to them, “Don’t you understand this parable? How then will you understand any parable?

Jesus taught mostly in parables, in stories that illustrated the truth by relating that truth in everyday life illustrations.

Since Jesus came as a man, he understood the storms people were facing. He also understood…