The One of a Kind God

December 13, 2107 “The Word became flesh and blood, and moved into the neighborhood. We saw the glory with our own eyes, the one-of-a-kind glory, like Father, like Son, Generous inside and out, true from start to finish.” John 1:14 The Message If you want to know what God looks like .. how he acts .. and can you trust him … Continue reading The One of a Kind God

He showed up anyway …

December 6, 2017 “Indeed, an hour is coming, and has come, when each of you will be scattered to his own home, and you will leave me alone.” John 16:32 Christian Standard What would you do if you knew beforehand that everyone around you would turn their backs on you .. and even blame you … Continue reading He showed up anyway …

Jesus loves a good question..

November 13, 2017 “But wanting to justify himself, he asked Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?” Jesus took up the question and said: “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho and fell into the hands of robbers. They stripped him, beat him up, and fled, leaving him half dead. … But a Samaritan on his journey came up … Continue reading Jesus loves a good question..

Outrageously offensive …

July 10, 2017 “just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and blameless before Him.” Ephesians 1:4 New American Standard It is who and what you are in Christ: blameless Who would make such a statement?  Would you in your wildest thoughts ever consider your life … Continue reading Outrageously offensive …

Got any change to spare..?

July 5, 2017 “But what happens when we live God’s way? He brings gifts into our lives, much the same way that fruit appears in an orchard—things like affection for others, exuberance about life, serenity. We develop a willingness to stick with things, a sense of compassion in the heart, and a conviction that a … Continue reading Got any change to spare..?

The grace solution…

June 16, 2017 “You therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.” 2 Timothy 2:1 You have to learn a whole new language when you follow Jesus. You learn it as you step into everyday .. ordinary .. unknown possibilities. Who would have thought that a once-promising-rabbi-turned-Jesus-follower would write letters … Continue reading The grace solution…

The Grace flow …

June 8, 2017 “Now God has us where he wants us, with all the time in this world and the next to shower grace and kindness upon us in Christ Jesus. Saving is all his idea, and all his work. All we do is trust him enough to let him do it. It’s God’s gift … Continue reading The Grace flow …