The Father’s Grip

The Father’s Grip

The Father's Grip “For I, the Lord your God, hold your right hand; it is I who say to you, “Fear not, I am the one who helps you.” Isaiah 41:13Some years ago on a hot summer day in south Florida a little boy decided to go for a swim in the old swimming hole behind his...
The man who wanted to quit on God

The man who wanted to quit on God

The man who wanted to quit on God “He who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.” Phil 1:6 (TRUE STORY–as told by Evangelist Robert Pilgrim, who in turn was told by his Grandmother when he was a little...
Holding Pattern

Holding Pattern

Holding Pattern “Be still and know that I am God” Psalm 46:10Many times God will allow a painful situation or a painful circumstance in our life to “swallow us up.” This season in our spiritual growth is a holding pattern. We can’t move...
The Buzzard, Bat and Bumblebee

The Buzzard, Bat and Bumblebee

The Buzzard, Bat and Bumblebee I lift up my eyes to the mountains- where does my help come from?My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth. Psalm 121:1,2 If you put a buzzard in a pen that is 6 feet by 8 feet and is entirely open at the top, the bird,...
The Sinking Ship

The Sinking Ship

The Sinking Ship “He (Jesus) got up, rebuked the wind and said to the waves, “Quiet! Be still!” Then the wind died down and it was completely calm.” Mark 4:39In the winter of 1995, a fishing boat began to sink in the rough, cold waters off Vancouver...