September 1, 2011 “Pray diligently. Stay alert, with your eyes wide open in gratitude. Don’t forget to pray for us, that God will open doors for telling the mystery of Christ, even while I’m locked up in this jail. Pray that every time I open my mouth I’ll be able to make Christ plain as … Continue reading

Grace is on you …

August 31, 2011 “…. he found the place where it was written, ‘God’s Spirit is on me; he’s chosen me to preach the Message of good news to the poor, Sent me to announce pardon to prisoners and recovery of sight to the blind, To set the burdened and battered free, to announce, “This is … Continue reading Grace is on you …

Passing it along …

August 26, 2011 “God, who got you started in this spiritual adventure, shares with us the life of his Son and our Master Jesus. He will never give up on you. Never forget that.” 1 Corinthians 1:9 The Message It is the same thing everyday. You live in a relationship with Jesus .. an indwelling … Continue reading Passing it along …

August 25, 2011 “Now all these things are from God, who reconciled us to Himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation, namely, that God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and He has committed to us the word of reconciliation.” 2 Cor. 5:18-19 New … Continue reading

The Ultimate Workout

August 24, 2011 “He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together.” Colossians 1:17 The Message Your life is being held together in Christ. The man who wrote this spent his early professional years trying to stop this truth from spreading. After all .. It was outside the rules of what made … Continue reading The Ultimate Workout

Just plain living …

August 23, 2011 “Arriving at a quiet place, he sat down and taught his climbing companions(disciples). This is what he said: “You’re blessed when you’re at the end of your rope. With less of you there is more of God and his rule. You’re blessed when you feel you’ve lost what is most dear to … Continue reading Just plain living …

Wildfires of grace …

August 18, 2011 “It makes no difference who you are or where you are from — if you want God and are ready to do as he says, the door is open. The Message he sent to the children of Israel — that through Jesus Christ everything is being put together again — well, he’s … Continue reading Wildfires of grace …