Starting fresh …

April 28, 2016 “I lift you high in praise, my God, O my King!  and I’ll bless your name into eternity. I’ll bless you every day, and keep it up from now to eternity. God is magnificent; he can never be praised enough. There are no boundaries to his greatness.” Psalm 145:1-3 Message How often does your day begin in … Continue reading Starting fresh …

Way back to Way forward

April 27, 2016 “Now, Israel, what does the Lord your God require from you, but to fear the Lord your God, to walk in all His ways and love Him, and to serve the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul..” Dt. 10:12 NASB When Jesus told his disciples the he was “the way”, his words reached all the … Continue reading Way back to Way forward

Abiding…

April 26, 2016 “I am the vine, you are the branches; he who abides in Me and I in him, he bears much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing.” John 15:5 NASB Jesus gives us the very secret of His life: life in Him is fruitful. That one image can produce so … Continue reading Abiding…

Defined by light …

April 25, 2016 “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.” John 14:6 NASB Jesus made sure his disciples knew what His life meant. It would define their lives. It would be direct their lives. And it would determine what kind of life they … Continue reading Defined by light …

Fast-food Jesus …

April 16, 2016 “That left him, of course in a state of extreme hunger, which the Devil took advantage of in the first test:”Since you are God’s Son, speak the word that will turn these stones into loaves of bread.” Jesus answered by quoting Deuteronomy: “It takes more than bread to stay alive. It takes … Continue reading Fast-food Jesus …

But first …

April 15, 2016 “Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need.” Matt. 6:33 NLT Jesus described life with Him as consuming every area of your life. If you’re following Him, He will show you how life is lived in the Father’s care. It will … Continue reading But first …

At just the right moment…

April 14, 2016 “I’m baptizing you here in the river, turning your old life in for a kingdom life. The real action comes next: The main character in this drama—compared to him I’m a mere stagehand—will ignite the kingdom life within you, a fire within you, the Holy Spirit within you, changing you from the … Continue reading At just the right moment…