Ted Bowling asserts that our lives must be living sacrifices made possible by the gift of God's Holy Spirit. If we are using the gifts God has given us, we should be taking on God's characteristics, becoming a blessing to those around us. In the story of Naaman's healing from leprosy, a young servant girl became a catalyst to …
We find it difficult to retain a positive, thankful attitude these days, but we should always offer thanksgiving to God, especially in times like these.
John Reid, using two biblical examples involving people healed of leprosy, stresses the importance of being thankful to God as He intervenes in our lives. The thankful Samaritan was not only cleansed from leprosy, but he was also made whole, receiving a close relationship with God. When we neglect to become thankful, our hearts …
We should continually live and think on the same wavelength as God does, maintaining a close relationship with Him as we continue in the sanctification process.
Three symptoms of pride include (1) lying to protect our self-image; (2) competitiveness; (3) believing our personal ideas are more valuable than God's Truth.
In post-exilic times in Persia, God used concealed Jews (exampled by Mordecai and Esther) to ascend to levels of prominence on behalf of their people.
Baptism and being born again were already understood by the Jews, but the traditions had evidently blinded people to some additional spiritual nuances.
Leprosy is a horrible disease, one that the ancients said could only be cured by God Himself. Jesus' healing of a leper manifested His divine power and mercy.
Terry Fox pursued his 'Marathon of Hope' to raise money for cancer research, running in effect 143 consecutive marathons. His example teaches us many things.
Some of Elisha's miracles read like parables. There are parallels between modern church history and the second of these miracles in II Kings 4.