What do you want …?

February 25, 2011 “How changed are my ambitions! Now I long to know Christ and the power shown by his resurrection: now I long to share his sufferings, even to die as he died, so that I may perhaps attain as he did, the resurrection fro the dead.” Philippians 3:10 J.B. Phillips Translation What do … Continue reading What do you want …?

His Workmanship

February 24, 2011 “I feel sure that the one who has begun his good work in you will go on developing it until the day of Jesus Christ.” Philippians 1:6 J.B. Phillips Translation Your design or His …? God has a design for your life. He didn’t just give you a new life and then … Continue reading His Workmanship

February 23, 2011 “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,” 1 Peter 1:3-4 … Continue reading

Storing things

February 22, 2011 “I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.” Ps. 119:11 English Standard Version What are you storing …? You have a lot stored up inside of you. There are childhood memories .. some good .. some buried .. and some life altering. There are … Continue reading Storing things

February 21, 2011 “Look. This coal has touched your lips. Gone your guilt, your sins wiped out.” And then I heard the voice of the Master: “Whom shall I send? Who will go for us?” I spoke up, “I’ll go, send me!” Isaiah 6:7-8 The Message Who will go …? It would be so much … Continue reading

A Prayer Grip

February 16, 2011 “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” English Standard Version Dear Grace-Gripped Friends, It has been three … Continue reading A Prayer Grip

February 15, 2011 “But now, I will take back the ripened grain and new wine .. I will take away the wool and linen clothing I gave her to cover her nakedness .. I will strip her naked in public .. I will put an end to her annual festivals .. I will destroy her … Continue reading

God’s Daily Gift

February 11, 2011 “My grace is enough; it’s all you need. My strength comes into its own in your weakness.” …Once I heard that, I was glad to let it happen. I quit focusing on the handicap and began appreciating the gift. It was a case of Christ’s strength moving in on my weakness. ..” … Continue reading God’s Daily Gift

February 10, 2011 “He who believes in Me, as the Scriptures said, ‘From his innermost being will flow rivers of living water.” John 7:37 New American Standard The Real You …? An old preacher said it best: “Why do you work so hard for a trickle?” Jesus wasn’t exaggerating. He said a “river of living … Continue reading