Posts Categorized: Franks Blog

Obedience and Faith

Luke 17:1 “Jesus said to his disciples: “Things that cause people to stumble are bound to come, but woe to anyone through whom they come.”   In these verses of Luke 17:1-19 an important lesson I believe is coming out about faith and obedience that we need to see and grasp. In the first four… Read more »

Do We Believe?

The children of Israel were always tempting God to act according to their unbelief. God wanted to show Himself strong and that He was able to do all things showing that nothing was impossible with the one who believed.   A question in my mind, is: do you and I believe?   We know that… Read more »

Are We the Good or Bad Yeast?

Luke 13:20-21 “Again he asked, “What shall I compare the kingdom of God to? It is like yeast that a woman took and mixed into a large amount of flour until it worked all through the dough.”   What is the kingdom of God like? Here it is described as a yeast that works itself… Read more »

Does Prayer Really Work?

DOES PRAYER REALLY WORK?   Luke 11:1 “One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, ‘Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.’”   Jesus is teaching us how to be effective in prayer.   First, we are to come with… Read more »

Colored Glasses

Luke 6:1-5 “One Sabbath Jesus was going through the grain fields, and his disciples began to pick some heads of grain, rub them in their hands and eat the kernels. Some of the Pharisees asked, ‘Why are you doing what is unlawful on the Sabbath?’ Jesus answered them, ‘Have you never read what David did… Read more »

The Spin Stops Here

The Spin Stops Here   Luke 7:22 “So he replied to the messengers, “Go back and report to John what you have seen and heard: The blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who have leprosy are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the good news is proclaimed to the poor.”  … Read more »

Wait on the Lord

Luke 10:38-41 “As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him. She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what he said. But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be… Read more »

The Jesus Method

Luke 6:12 “One of those days Jesus went out to a mountainside to pray, and spent the night praying to God.”   Jesus was faced with the same problem that we are faced with. How would Jesus get His message out that He came to dies for the sins of the world? It is the… Read more »

Working Like Jesus

Luke 5:13 “Jesus reached out his hand and touched the man. ‘I am willing,’ he said. ‘Be clean!’ And immediately the leprosy left him.”   It is interesting to see when Jesus healed the man He did not pray, but just spoke the Word and this leper was made clean. Jesus said that when the… Read more »

Where is Jesus?

Luke 2:42-45 “When he was twelve years old, they went up to the festival, according to the custom. After the festival was over, while his parents were returning home, the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem, but they were unaware of it. Thinking he was in their company, they traveled on for a day. Then… Read more »