Protection

The two coats of armor stood behind the museum glass in stark contrast to one another. Although made for the same man, one was a medieval plate armor for a tall, twenty-something Henry VIII with a 32-inch waist and a 39-inch chest. The second piece of mail, fashioned years later, sported a 48-inch waistline.  Fascinated, I read more about the …

Hope for Fear

When we don’t know who to believe, we desperately need to hear from the One Who says, “I am the Truth” (John 14:6). When we don’t know how to best respond, we need to know personally the One Who says, “I am the Way.” When we are afraid of our future, we need to see the Face of the One …

A Senseless Faith

  Faith doesn’t make sense. At least not from the aspect of critical thinking. Have you ever thought about that? It’s being absolutely assured of things on hold and unconditionally convinced of things unseen (Hebrews 11:1). Faith is a spiritual activity that cannot be merely mentally appraised.    Faith can receive healing without first hearing; can receive salvation without first …