Monthly Archives: December 2013

The weight of waiting ….

January 1, 2014 “What comes next is very important: I am sending what my Father promised to you, so stay here in the city until he arrives, until you’re equipped with power from on high.” Luke 24:49 the Message Waiting … Continue reading

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Housecleaning …

December 31, 2013 “And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.” Acts 2:38 New American Standard The … Continue reading

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One of THOSE witnesses …?

December 30, 2013 “What you’ll get is the Holy Spirit. And when the Holy Spirit comes on you, you will be able to be my witnesses in Jerusalem, all over Judea and Samaria, even to the ends of the world.” … Continue reading

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Christmas Whole …

December 23, 2013 “May God himself, the God who makes everything holy and whole, make you holy and whole, put you together — spirit, soul, and body — and keep you fit for the coming of our Master, Jesus Christ. … Continue reading

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When Jesus moves in …

December 20, 2013 “The Word became flesh and blood, and moved into the neighborhood. We saw the glory with our own eyes, the one-of-a-kind glory, like Father, like Son, Generous inside and out, true from start to finish.” John 1:14 … Continue reading

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Usefulness …

December 19, 2013 “But God put his love on the line for us by offering his Son in sacrificial death while we were of no use whatever to him. Romans 5:8 The Message No one could ever conceive of a … Continue reading

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Family likeness …

December 18, 2013 “But when the Friend comes, the Spirit of the Truth, he will take you by the hand and guide you into all the truth there is. He won’t draw attention to himself, but will make sense out … Continue reading

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So much .. more than you think

December 17, 2013 “God loved the world so much that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him should not be lost, but should have eternal life.” John 3:16 J. B. Phillips Version What does “so … Continue reading

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Ever … lasting

December 16, 2013 “So the ransomed of The Lord will return, And come with joyful shouting to Zion; And everlasting joy will be on their heads. They will obtain gladness and joy, And sorrow and sighing will flee away.” Isaiah … Continue reading

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Rescued and forgiven …

December 13, 2013 “…because Jesus Christ rescued us from this evil world we’re in by offering himself as a sacrifice for our sins. God’s plan is that we all experience that rescue.” Galatians 1:5 The Message His name means: ‘God … Continue reading

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