A way of life …

November 28, 2012 “Go out and train everyone you meet, far and near, in this way of life, marking them by baptism in the threefold name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Then instruct them in the practice of all I have commanded you. I’ll be with you as you do this, day after … Continue reading A way of life …

Birthing something new …

November 27, 2012 “Pay close attention now: I’m creating new heavens and a new earth. All the earlier troubles, chaos, and pain are things of the past, to be forgotten. Look ahead with joy. Anticipate what I’m creating: I’ll create Jerusalem as sheer joy, take delight in my people. No more sounds of anguish; No … Continue reading Birthing something new …

Look up …

November 26, 2012 “But You, O Lord, are a shield about me, My glory, and the One who lifts my head.” Psalm 3:3 New American Standard Look up … The Lord is your shield as you walk into this day. There will be adversaries .. maybe enemies .. or just those forces that whisper that … Continue reading Look up …

Thanks-living

November 22, 2012 “God, mark us with grace and blessing! Smile! The whole country will see how you work, all the godless nations see how you save. God! Let all people thank and enjoy you. Let all people thank and enjoy you. Let all far-flung people become happy and shout their happiness because You judge … Continue reading Thanks-living

The Most Insane Idea …

November 21, 2012 “God sent the angel Gabriel to the Galilean village of Nazareth to a virgin engaged to be married to a man descended from David. His name was Joseph, and the virgin’s name was Mary. … Gabriel greeted her:”Good morning! You’re beautiful with God’s beauty. Beautiful inside and out! God be with you.” … Continue reading The Most Insane Idea …

The Gospel scandal ..

November 19, 2012 “.. they were childless because Elizabeth could never conceive, and now they were quite old. .. It wasn’t long before Elizabeth, conceived. She went off by herself for five months, relishing her pregnancy.” Luke 1: 5-7, 23-25 The Message It wasn’t supposed to happen. She was too old. She was past her … Continue reading The Gospel scandal ..