November 1, 2010 “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you …” … Continue reading

October 29, 2010 “For God saved us and called us to live a holy life. He did this, not because we deserved it, but because that was his plan from before the beginning of time — to show us his grace through Jesus Christ, our Savior. He broke the power of death and illuminated the … Continue reading

October 28, 2010 “For a child has been born — for us! The gift of a son — for us! He’ll take over the running of the world.” Isaiah 9:5 The Message He is still Lord ..? We didn’t expect Jesus to show up so humanly needy. He’s too little to be Lord. He’s not … Continue reading

October 27, 2010 “The victim’s faint pulses picks up; the hearts of the hopeless pump red blood as you put your ear to their lips. Orphans get parents, the homeless get homes. The reign of terror is over, the rule of the gang lords is ended.” Psalm 10:17-18 The Message When God finds you …? … Continue reading

October 26, 2010 “So we’re not giving up. How could we! Even though on the outside it often looks like things are falling apart on us, on the inside, where God is making new life, not a day goes by without his unfolding grace. These hard times are small potatoes compared to the coming good … Continue reading

October 25, 2010 “This, in a nutshell, is that will: that everything handed over to me by the Father be completed – not a single detail missed – and at the wrap-up of time I have everything and everyone put together, upright and whole. This is what my Father wants: that anyone who sees the … Continue reading

October 21, 2010 “Stay with what you heard from the beginning, the original message. Let it sink into your life. If what you heard from the beginning lives deeply in you, you will live deeply in both Son and Father. This is exactly what Christ promised: eternal life, real life!” 1 John 2:24-25 Are you … Continue reading

October 20, 2010 “… there’ll be no limits to the wholeness he brings.” Isaiah 9:6 The Message How much grace do you need today …? You will never use it all up. You’ll never run out. You’ll never be able to adequately describe how great God’s love is for you. Why not? Because God’s grace … Continue reading

October 19, 2010 “God wants us to grow us, to know the whole truth and tell it in love — like Christ in everything. We take our lead from Christ, who is the source of everything we do. He keeps us in step with each other. His very breath and blood flow through us, nourishing … Continue reading

October 18, 2010 “The goal is for all of them to become one heart and mind — Just as you, Father, are in me and I in you, So they might be one heart and mind with us. Then the world might believe that you, in fact, sent me.” John 17:21 The Message The Jesus … Continue reading