You were worth it….

February 26, 2013 Isaiah 43:3-4 “I paid a huge price for you; all of Egypt and rich Cush and Seba thrown in. That’s how much you mean to me! That’s how much I love you! I’d sell off the whole world to get you back, trade the creation just for you.” The Message It’s easy … Continue reading You were worth it….

The Greatest Offer …

February 25, 2013 “Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me, work with me, watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won’t lay anything heavy … Continue reading The Greatest Offer …

Blood transfusions …

February 21, 2013 “If that animal blood and the other rituals of purification were effective in cleaning up certain matters of our religion and behavior, think how much more the blood of Christ cleans up our whole lives, inside and out. Through the Spirit, Christ offered himself as an unblemished sacrifice, freeing us from all … Continue reading Blood transfusions …

Table manners …

February 18, 2013 “The way of life — to God! — is vigorous and requires your total attention. A lot of you are going to assume that you’ll sit down to God’s salvation banquet just because you’ve been hanging around the neighborhood all your lives. Well, one day you’re going to be banging on the … Continue reading Table manners …

No longer ….

February 15, 2013 “I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself up for me.” Galatians 2:20 New American … Continue reading No longer ….