The Secret Supply …

“Therefore let us draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.” Hebrews 4:16 New American Standard It’s yours for the asking .. for the receiving .. for the finding. It’s hidden right out in the open for anyone who … Continue reading The Secret Supply …

What hides in our hearts …?

July 28, 2011 “It’s what comes out of a person that pollutes: obscenities, lusts, thefts, murders, adulteries, greed, depravity, deceptive dealings, carousing, mean looks, slander, arrogance, foolishness — all these vomit from the heart. There is the source of your pollution.” Mark 7:20-23 The Message Jesus doesn’t hold back when He describes just how deceitful … Continue reading What hides in our hearts …?

He never lets go …

July 27, 2011 I’ve tried everything and nothing helps. I’m at the end of my rope. Is there no one who can do anything for me? Isn’t that the real question? You’re not alone when it comes to facing and dealing with your personal struggles and personal battles with sin. Jesus knows what you .. … Continue reading He never lets go …

No longer …

July 26, 2011 “for all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God ..” Romans 3:23 New American Standard Sin … Why can’t there be another word .. another image .. just another way to soften the cold side of “who” we are born? You don’t have to be a theologian to know … Continue reading No longer …

A New Day …

July 25, 2011 “But you dear friends, carefully build yourselves up in this most holy faith by praying in the Holy Spirit, staying right at the center of God’s love, keeping your arms open and outstretched, ready for the mercy of our Master, Jesus Christ. This is the unending life, the real life.” Jude 20-21 … Continue reading A New Day …

Becoming a Name-dropper

July 22, 2011 But Peter said, “I do not possess silver and gold, but what I do have I give to you; In the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene — walk!” And seizing him by the right hand, he raised him up; and immediately his feet and his ankles were strengthened.” Acts 3:6-7 New … Continue reading Becoming a Name-dropper

Picked up and set down

“Instead, immense in mercy and with an incredible love, he embraced us. He took our sin-dead lives and made us alive in Christ. He did all this on his own, with no help from us! Then he picked us up and set us down in highest heaven in company with Jesus, our Messiah.” Ephesians 2:4-6 … Continue reading Picked up and set down

God’s Mission

July 20, 2011 “What you’re after is truth from the inside out. Enter me, then, conceive a new, true life.” Psalm 51:6 The Message Do you know what God thinks when you’ve blown it .. really messed up .. and have no way back? He thinks it’s a perfect time to work His life-shaping truth … Continue reading God’s Mission

The Gift …

July 19, 2011 “Therefore there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.” Romans 8:1 New American Standard Free from condemnation … Free from shame .. Free from guilt. The blood of Jesus Christ has removed every speck of condemnation from you. You may still carry around the faded voices of the … Continue reading The Gift …