Archive for October, 2014

October 27, 2014

Rest

by Lester Young

It’s a beautiful thing. But as the world continues to speed up on a daily basis in an all-out attempt to get our lives to do the same, real rest for most people has become a commodity in increasingly short supply. It is possible, though, to abide in a state of tranquil rest at all times, twenty-four hours a day, regardless of where you are or what you’re doing – or what the world around you is doing, for that matter. In Jesus Christ, we’re supposed to live that way; as a matter of fact, we’re commanded to live that way (Jeremiah 6:16; Matthew 11:28-29; Hebrews 4:11).

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October 20, 2014

Why Did Jesus Walk on the Water?

by Lester Young

Now take careful note, that question is not asking anything about how the Lord Jesus walked on water. Today we’re just going to focus on the much simpler concept of why He did it. Because, to be totally honest, I don’t have the first clue as to how such a phenomenon was accomplished; physically, scientifically or intellectually speaking. But then, when you get right down to it, what does that matter anyway? Why waste time wondering ‘how’ when ‘why’ is a much more relevant and useful topic to discuss?

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