Jesus..The well digger (6)

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)

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 …

CrossRoads…

February 23, 2016 “When you were stuck in your old sin-dead life, you were incapable of responding to God. God brought you alive—right along with Christ! Think of it! All sins forgiven, the slate wiped clean, that old arrest warrant canceled and nailed to Christ’s cross. He stripped all the spiritual tyrants in the universe … Continue reading CrossRoads…

Until He’s Finished ….

January 14, 2013 “He won’t brush aside the bruised and the hurt and he won’t disregard the small and insignificant, but he’ll steadily and firmly set things right. He won’t tire out and quit. He won’t be stopped until he’s finished his work — to set things right on earth. Far-flung ocean islands wait expectantly … Continue reading Until He’s Finished ….

October 25, 2012 “Quick. Bring a clean set of clothes and dress him. Put the family ring on his finger and sandals on his feet. Then get a grain-fed heifer and roast it. We’re going to feast! We’re going to have a wonderful time! My son is here — given up for dead and now … Continue reading

May 23, 2012 “When God lives and breathes in you (and he does, as surely as he did in Jesus), you are delivered from that dead life. With his Spirit living in you, your body will be as alive as Christ’s!” Romans 8:11 The Message When you made the trade you traded your old life … Continue reading

At the Source …

April 30, 2012 “We take our lead from Christ, who is the source of everything we do. He keeps us in step with each other. His very breath and blood flow through us, nourishing us so that we will grow up healthy in God, robust in love.” Ephesians 4:15-16 The Message Jesus Christ lived his … Continue reading At the Source …

God’s Forever Focus

April 23, 2012 “Where is the god who can compare to 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. … Continue reading God’s Forever Focus