January 29, 2010 “Then a leper appeared and went to his knees before Jesus, praying. “Master, if you want to, you can heal my body.” Jesus reached out and touched him, saying, “I want to. Be clean.” Then and there all signs of the leprosy were gone.” Matthew 8:1-3 The Message Who can approach Jesus … Continue reading

January 28, 2010 “Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these? ..”Yes, Master, you know I love you”. Jesus said, “Feed my lambs. He asked a second time, “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” “Yes , Master, you know I love you.” Jesus said, “Shepherd my sheep.” Then he said … Continue reading

January 27, 2010 “But now you have arrived at your destination: By faith in Christ you are in direct relationship with God. Your baptism in Christ was not just washing you up for a fresh start. It also involved dressing you in an adult faith wardrobe — Christ’s life, the fulfillment of God’s original promise.” … Continue reading

January 26, 2010 “How blessed is God! And what a blessing he is! He’s the Father of our Master, Jesus Christ, and takes us to the high places of blessing in him. Long before he laid down earth’s foundations, he had us in mind, had settled on us as the focus of his love, to … Continue reading

January 25, 2009 “I deliberately kept it plain and simple: first Jesus and who he is; then Jesus and what he did — Jesus crucified.” 1 Cor. 2:2 The Message Is your message simple …? You had an old life .. the one you were born with .. the one you tried successfully and unsuccessfully … Continue reading

January 22, 2010 “So keep at your work, this faith and love rooted in Christ, exactly as I set it out for you. It’s as sound as the day you first heard it from me. Guard this precious thing placed in your custody by the Holy Spirit who works in us.” 2 Timothy 1:13-14 The … Continue reading

January 21, 2010 ” … and everyone who looks up to him, trusting and expectant, will gain a real life, eternal life … by believing in him, anyone can have a whole and lasting life.” John 3:15/16 The Message What makes your life real …? You were born un-real. No matter how hard you try … Continue reading

January 20, 2010 “It’s in Christ that we find out who we are and what we are living for. Long before we first heard of Christ and got our hopes up, he had his eye on us, has designs on us for  glorious living, part of the overall purpose he is working out in everything … Continue reading

January 19. 2010 “It stands to reason doesn’t it, that if the alive-and-present God who raised Jesus from the dead moves into your life, he’ll do the same thing in you that he did in Jesus, bringing you alive to himself?” Romans 8:10 The Message What does today hold for you …? You don’t have … Continue reading

January 18, 2009 “By his Son, God created the world in the beginning, and it will all belong to the Son at the end. The Son perfectly mirrors God, and is stamped with God’s nature. He holds everything together by what he says — powerful words!” Hebrews 1:2-3 The Message What makes your life work…? … Continue reading