October 20, 2017 “Late one night he visited Jesus and said, “Rabbi, we all know you’re a teacher straight from God. No one could do all the God-pointing, God-revealing acts you do if God weren’t in on it.” John 3:2 The Message Nicodemus showed up at night. He didn’t want to be seen. It might … Continue reading The Real St. Nick
May 24, 2016 “And I, if I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all men to Myself.” John 12;32 NASB Do you have a clear vision of Jesus as you walk into this day? The Cross is not an attractive image for most men and women. It is too simple and more often … Continue reading Lifting ..
May 19, 2016 “It’s who you are and the way you live that count before God. Your worship must engage your spirit in the pursuit of truth. That’s the kind of people the Father is out looking for: those who are simply and honestly themselves before him in their worship. God is sheer being itself—Spirit. Those who … Continue reading Jesus..The well digger (6)
February 9, 2016 “So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience; bearing with one another, and forgiving each other, whoever has a complaint against anyone, just as the Lord forgave you, so also should you.” Colossians 3:12-13 NASB The Christian … Continue reading It looks a lot like …?
July 31, 2013 “The mystery is that people who have never heard of God and those who have heard of him all their lives (what I’ve been calling outsiders and insiders) stand on the same ground before God. They get the same offer, same help, same promises in Christ Jesus. The Message is accessible and … Continue reading
September 4, 2012 “It’s in Christ that we find out who we are and what we are living for.” Ephesians 1:11 The Message You don’t have to spend one moment of your life trying to be accepted by God. You’ll wear yourself out trying. It’s just that we really don’t know how to live based … Continue reading Accepting who I am in Christ …
September 3, 2012 “When Mephibosheth son of Jonathan (who was the son of Saul), came before David, he bowed deeply, abasing himself, honoring David. David spoke his name: “Mephibosheth.” “Yes sir?” “Don’t be frightened,” said David. “I’d like to do something special for you in memory of your father Jonathan. To begin with, I’m returning … Continue reading Acceptance….