Tag Archives: courage

Definition of Success

Three friends were trying to define the word “success”. One said, “Success is being invited to the oval office to advise the president.” The second friend said, “That’s pretty good, but I think success is being invited to the oval … Continue reading

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The Reason for Our Courage

“But Jesus immediately said to them: ‘Take courage! It is I. Don’t be afraid.’”—Matthew 14:27 The disciples of Jesus were terrified when they saw him walking on water. But he spoke to their fears, telling them to be courageous, not … Continue reading

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Courageous Diagnosis

A married couple asked their family doctor to examine their young son. The boy was extremely hyperactive and continually did and said things that were highly inappropriate. His actions left them exhausted and exasperated. The parents were sure that their … Continue reading

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Contagious Courage

Fear seems to be contagious. Ten of the twelve men who were sent to explore the land of Canaan came back with a fearful report, which caused the people to rebel against the Lord (Numbers 13 and 14). However, courage … Continue reading

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Facing Your Problems

You know how when you look directly at one of those annoying eye floaters in your peripheral vision it will go away? That’s what I tried to do a few days ago. But when I turned to my left, the … Continue reading

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Courage

I believe it was Mark Twain who once said, “I don’t believe in ghosts, but I am afraid of them!” We are quite often too fearful. Jesus was constantly telling people that they shouldn’t be afraid. Instead of fear, we … Continue reading

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Search for Courage

ESPN has decided to honor Caitlyn (formerly Bruce) Jenner with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award. This has sparked a huge controversy. Many have questioned the wisdom of this decision, claiming that others are much more deserving than the former Olympic … Continue reading

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Just Between the Two of You

Occasionally I will see that one of my Facebook friends has used that public forum to point out the sin of a certain individual who has wronged him or her. While this lack of courage and tact is deplorable, it is … Continue reading

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The Price of One Man’s Faith

I was just reading from Matthew 14 about how John the Baptist was arrested and later beheaded. He got into this trouble because he spoke out against an illegitimate relationship. Matthew 14:3-4 says, “Now Herod had arrested John and bound … Continue reading

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