Time-tested advice

July 19, 2016 “In conclusion, my brothers, delight yourselves in the Lord! It doesn’t bore me to repeat a piece of advice like this, and if you follow it you will find it a great safeguard to your souls.”  Philippians 3:1 JB Phillips There are so many voices competing for your heart. Everyday starts with … Continue reading Time-tested advice

Then .. and now

June 28, 2016 “So, Jesus explained himself at length. “I’m telling you this straight. The Son can’t independently do a thing, only what he sees the Father doing. What the Father does, the Son does. The Father loves the Son and includes him in everything he is doing.” john 5:19-20 Message That was the way … Continue reading Then .. and now

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 …

Forgiven forged …

February 22, 2016 “Forgive as quickly and completely as the Master forgave you.” Colossians 3:13 MSG A follower of Jesus is known as being forgiven. It changes your life .. sometimes slowly .. but forever. Followers of Jesus are a forgiven community of who regularly remind each other of this incredible truth. You are not … Continue reading Forgiven forged …

He Always Meant New …

November 27. 2104 “Now we look inside, and what we see is that anyone united with the Messiah gets afresh start, is created new. The old life is gone, a new life burgeons.” 2Cor. 5:17 The Message Paul spent much of his life and ministry having to defend himself. He believed in Grace as the … Continue reading He Always Meant New …

“… set apart for the gospel.” Romans 1:1 New American Standard That’s your life as a follower of Jesus. It defines you and everything you do. The awkward moments are when you realize that you are spending your time .. energy .. and possessions in a direction that don’t point towards The Lord. They can … Continue reading