July 13, 2017 “But you are the ones chosen by God, chosen for the high calling of priestly work, chosen to be a holy people, God’s instruments to do his work and speak out for him, to tell others of the night-and-day difference he made for you—from nothing to something, from rejected to accepted.” 1 … Continue reading There is no fine print …
May 8, 2017 “I, Peter, am an apostle on assignment by Jesus, the Messiah, writing to exiles scattered to the four winds. Not one is missing, not one forgotten. God the Father has his eye on each of you, and has determined by the work of the Spirit to keep you obedient through the sacrifice … Continue reading Scattered treasures …
September 7, 2016 “”Come, follow Me,” Jesus said, “and I will make you fishers of men.” At once they left their nets and followed Him.” Mark 1:17-18 NIV “Follow me” … Jesus defines what life is going to look like … following him. That means letting go of any and everything that keeps you from … Continue reading The way is wide open … for you
September 6, 2016 “Passing along the beach of Lake Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew net-fishing. Fishing was their regular work. Jesus said to them, “Come with me. I’ll make a new kind of fisherman out of you. I’ll show you how to catch men and women instead of perch and bass.” They … Continue reading The ways of Jesus .. and you?
“February 16, 2016 “And so, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved …” Colossians 3:12 NASB The words can never be erased: chosen .. holy .. beloved. They forever belong to you in Christ. You’ve longed for them .. You’ve tried to settle for even pieces of them .. You’ve watched … Continue reading “Un-erasable..”
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 …?
May 3, 2013 “So, chosen by God for this new life of love, dress in the wardrobe God picked out for you: compassion, kindness, humility, quiet strength, discipline. Be even-tempered, content with second place, quick to forgive an offense. Forgive as quickly and completely as the Master forgave you. And regardless of what else you … Continue reading Jesus … are you serious about this?
May 24, 2012 “He’ll show us the way he works so we can live the way we’re made.” Isaiah 2:3 The Message When you belong to Jesus your life becomes the living witness of God’s redeeming work. He works on all those places in you that feel like nothing. He pours out His grace extravagantly … Continue reading