Phobia or Power? Fear or Victory?

Phobia or Power? Fear or Victory?

While Moses was also afraid, Jesus specifically said Simon Peter, the disciple, had a phobia. (See I Have a Phobia from 6/7/2019) Yes, Peter. That impetuous, impulsive, dare devil who often acted or spoke before thinking. In the Garden of Gethsemane, he was bold...
Phobia or Power? Fear or Victory?

Moses and Power for Purpose

As he led his sheep in Midian, did Moses think he had a future? Did he consider his early effort to execute the calling on his life without regard for God’s time and power to be an absolute failure that ended the calling? Afraid real purpose was ended? Why look at...
Phobia or Power? Fear or Victory?

Moses and Power for Purpose

What comes to your mind when you think of Moses? Charlton Heston portraying Moses as he split the Red Sea and climbed Mt. Sinai to receive the Ten Commandments? Moses leading the Hebrews through the wilderness? All true. Except for Charlton Heston, of course; he...
Phobia or Power? Fear or Victory?

I Have a Phobia

I have a phobia. What is a phobia? An inexplicable, illogical, exaggerated response to a situation or object. Let me tell you about my phobia. Snakes. About 48 years ago, we rented an old abandoned farm house and started to work on it. The grass in the yard (mostly...
Phobia or Power? Fear or Victory?

Weeping and Hope

A certain valley in Israel is difficult for scholars to actually locate, but it is believed to be referred to in the Old Testament by three different names. The Valley of Weeping. The Valley of Trouble or Achor. The Valley of Rephaim. It’s a beautiful picture of what...