December 31, 2010 ” [I pray] that He may grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with power through His Spirit in the inner man, and that the Messiah may dwell in your hearts through faith. [I pray that] you, being rooted and firmly established in love …” Ephesians 3:16-17 … Continue reading

the grace script …

December 29, 2010 “Father, forgive them; they don’t know what they are doing” Luke 23:34 The Message Becoming the Father’s manuscript …? It all began with three words: “Father, forgive them”. Jesus says the last thing in the world you ever thought you would hear or see. He chose to infect us with grace. You … Continue reading the grace script …

Something New

December 28, 2010 “This is what God says, the God who builds a road through the ocean … The God who summons horses and chariots and armies … Be alert, be present. I’m about to do something brand-new. It’s bursting out! Don’t you see it? There it is! I’m making a road through the desert, … Continue reading Something New

JesusLife

December 27, 2010 “The Word became flesh and blood, and moved into the neighborhood. We saw the glory with our own eyes, the one-of-kind glory, like Father, like Son. Generous inside and out, true from start to finish.” John 1:14 The Message What does God have for you …? It began with flesh and blood … Continue reading JesusLife

December 24, 2010 “After Jesus returned, he walked along Lake Galilee and then climbed a mountain and took his place, ready to receive visitors. They came, tons of them, bringing along the paraplegic, the blind, the maimed, the mute — all sorts of people in need — and more or less threw them down at … Continue reading

December 23, 2010 “So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life — your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life – and place it before God as an offering. Embracing what God does for you is the best thing you can do for him ” Romans 12:1 The … Continue reading

December 22, 2010 “To you who are ready for the truth, I say this: Love your enemies. Let them bring out the best in you, not the worst. When someone gives you a hard time, respond with the energies of prayer for that person.” Luke 6:27 The Message How do you live with a barnyard … Continue reading

December 21, 2010 “I’ve been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.” Gal. 2:20 New American Standard Version … Continue reading

December 20, 2010 “I’m sick of your religion, religion, religion, while you go right on sinning. When you put on your next prayer-perfromance, I’ll be looking the other way. NO matter how long or loud or often you pray, I’ll not be listening. And do you know why? Because you’ve been tearing people to pieces, … Continue reading

December 17, 2010 “Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword? As it is written, “For your sake we are being killed all the day long; we are regarded as sheep to be slaughtered.” No, in all these things we … Continue reading