Author Archives: cchrisholland

About cchrisholland

...Christ-follower, husband, dad, minister, and chronic day-dreamer

Wisdom’s Prayer

“The ear that hears the rebukes of life will abide among the wise. He who disdains instruction despises his own soul, but he who heeds rebuke gets understanding. The fear of the Lord is the instruction of wisdom, and before … Continue reading

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Beyond

People love miracles. When Jesus was healing and feeding the crowds, He was their hero; and the atmosphere was exciting. Everyone were pressing in to get a glimpse of what was happening, however, Jesus saw beyond the cheers and accolades. … Continue reading

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Dots

Ever seen a children’s dot-to-dot puzzle? Sometimes the truth can be like one; you start with the first dot, move to the next one, and eventually a picture forms. Such was the case with this statement Jesus made to the Jewish … Continue reading

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Angry

Jesus got angry. As a matter-of-fact, He made a whip with His own hands and “laid leather” to the backs of those He was angry with: “And He found in the temple those who sold oxen and sheep and doves, … Continue reading

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Unclear

Have you ever faced a problem without a clear solution to pray for? Jesus’ Mom did. Her friends were out of wine at their wedding feast (which was a substantial issue considering the structured nature and social implications of such … Continue reading

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Seeking

We all have questions. Even Jesus asked questions. As a matter of fact, He asked a lot of questions, but not for need of more information. His questions were for the listeners’ benefit. In John 1, we find: “Again, the … Continue reading

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Wisdom 15.16

“Better is a little with the fear of the Lord, than great treasure with trouble.” – Proverbs 15:16 NKJV Peace that comes from abiding in God’s presence is more valuable than the deceptive promises of worldly things. It also generates … Continue reading

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