The biggest mistake of my life was when I was called by a dear friend to help him umpire a little league baseball game. This would be fun, I mused, seeing the little kiddos, with admiring and loving parents looking on, playing with cute dis-coordination… a good clean family fun game of baseball. At least, that was my experience when I played baseball as a kid. (My face was dirty, my hat was to big, my glove was bigger than my bicycle wheels, and every swing of the bat was going to make a
IN GOD’S WORD
Psalm 12, a prayer of King David for Israel.
(Psalm 12:1) “Help, Lord: for the godly man ceaseth; for the faithful fail from among the children of men.”
What Faith Can Do
Faith is a very powerful yet fragile thing. We need to understand what faith is so it will become stronger. Hebrews 11:1 reads, "Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen." In other words, faith is believing something in which you do not know the outcome or cannot see. For many, that means to obey God even when it doesn't make sense to you, and it seems impossible.