Love .. for today

May 9, 2016 “Everything in the world is about to be wrapped up, so take nothing for granted. Stay wide-awake in prayer. Most of all, love each other as if your life depended on it. Love makes up for practically anything.” 1 Peter 4:7-8 Message He went from being a deserter to a disciple. The … Continue reading Love .. for today

Grace-specialized living

May 4, 2016 “Where is the god who can compare with you— wiping the slate clean of guilt, Turning a blind eye, a deaf ear, to the past sins of your purged and precious people? You don’t nurse your anger and don’t stay angry long, for mercy is your specialty. That’s what you love most. And compassion is on its way … Continue reading Grace-specialized living

All of it …

March 10, 2016 “That’s what Christ did definitively: suffered because of other’s sins, the Righteous One for the unrighteous ones. He went through it all — was put to death and then made alive — to bring us to God.” 1 Peter 3:18 MSG The way of the cross doesn’t stop at a moment’s decision … Continue reading All of it …

Hope for day or night …

December 2, 2014 “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.” 1 Peter 1:3 New American Standard The resurrection of Christ changed everything. Your hope is … Continue reading Hope for day or night …

Except the Accepted ….

May 14, 2014 “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 and work with me—watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won’t lay anything heavy … Continue reading Except the Accepted ….

Do you …?

January 22, 2014 “After breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?” .. “Feed my sheep.” .. He then asked a second time, “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” .. “Shepherd my sheep.” .. Then he said a third time: “Simon, son of John, … Continue reading Do you …?