The Open Secret …

July 11, 2016 “I’ve learned by now to be quite content whatever my circumstances. I’m just as happy with little as with much, with much as with little. I’ve found the recipe for being happy whether full or hungry, hands full or hands empty. Whatever I have, wherever I am, I can make it through … Continue reading The Open Secret …

Room by room …

July 1, 2016 “Let the word of Christ richly dwell within you, with all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with thankfulness in your hearts to God.” Colossians 3:16 NASB Just think about all the things that clutter up your insides. There are mental closets stuffed with … Continue reading Room by room …

Freedom: In-To-Dependence

July 4, 2013 “Christ has set us free to live a free life. So take your stand! Never again let anyone put a harness of slavery on you.” Galatians 5:1 The Message You didn’t earn your freedom. You’ve fought countless battles and had moments of battle-free living .. but you were never free. There is … Continue reading Freedom: In-To-Dependence

Garden living …

May 9, 2013 “The Lord God commanded the man, saying, “from any tree of the garden you may eat freely; but from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat from it you will surely die.” Genesis 2:16-17 New American Standard There are … Continue reading Garden living …

Broken in freedom …

June 22, 2012 “Christ redeemed us from that self-defeating, cursed life by absorbing it completely into himself. Do you remember the Scripture that says, “Cursed is everyone who hangs on a tree”? That is what happened when Jesus was nailed to the cross. He became a curse, and at the same time dissolved the curse. … Continue reading Broken in freedom …

June 11, 2012 “…that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with power through His Spirit in the inner man, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith …” Ephesians 3:16-17 New American Standard “If you are not wholly convinced that Jesus Christ is willing and … Continue reading