Successful living …?

October 28, 2011 “The Message that points to Christ on the Cross seems like sheer silliness to those hellbent on destruction, but for those on the way of salvation it makes perfect sense. This is the way God works, and most powerfully as it turns out. It is written, “I’ll turn conventional wisdom on its … Continue reading Successful living …?

The Gift …

“When he was still a long way off, his father saw him. His heart pounding, he ran out, embraced him, and kissed him. The son started his speech: ‘Father, I’ve sinned against God, I’ve sinned before you; I don’t deserve to be called your son ever again.’”. Luke 15:20-21 The Message Only God really knows … Continue reading The Gift …

Everything …?

October 25, 2011 “So his father agreed to divide his wealth between his sons. A few days later this younger son packed all his belongings and moved to a distant land, and there wasted all his money in wild living.” Luke 15: 12-13 The New Living Translation When Christ finds you he finds “everything” that … Continue reading Everything …?

Worn out …and welcomed

October 24, 2011 “By this time a lot of men and women of doubtful reputation were hanging around Jesus, listening intently. The Pharisees and religion scholars were not pleased, not at all pleased. They growled, “He takes in sinners and eats meals with them, treating them like old friends.” Their grumbling triggered this story.” Luke … Continue reading Worn out …and welcomed

Jesus said …

October 21, 2011 “However, those the Father has given me will come to me, and I will never reject them. 38 For I have come down from heaven to do the will of God who sent me, not to do my own will.” John 6:37-38 The New Living Translation Jesus never worried over who found … Continue reading Jesus said …

The Gospel and Joe

October 20, 2011 “To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.” Colossians 1:27 King James Version He walked down the aisle at a Baptist revival and surrendered his life to Jesus at 17. The Gospel … Continue reading The Gospel and Joe

Jesus said …

October 19, 2011 “Here’s what I want you to do: Find a quiet, secluded place so you won’t be tempted to role-play before God. Just be there as simply and honestly as you can manage. The focus will shift from you to God, and you will begin to sense his grace.” Matt. 6:6 The Message … Continue reading Jesus said …