Promise or Pressure..?

March 8, 2016 “So, friends, we can now—without hesitation—walk right up to God, into “the Holy Place.” Jesus has cleared the way by the blood of his sacrifice, acting as our priest before God. The “curtain” into God’s presence is his body. So let’s do it—full of belief, confident that we’re presentable inside and out. Let’s keep a … Continue reading Promise or Pressure..?

Table manners …

February 18, 2013 “The way of life — to God! — is vigorous and requires your total attention. A lot of you are going to assume that you’ll sit down to God’s salvation banquet just because you’ve been hanging around the neighborhood all your lives. Well, one day you’re going to be banging on the … Continue reading Table manners …

Poured in …

May 1, 2012 “… because the love of God has been poured out within our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us.” Romans 5:5 New American Standard Your day begins with this truth: God’s love has been “poured out” into your life through the Holy Spirit. How you start today doesn’t change … Continue reading Poured in …

Truth-Gripping Disruption

December 19, 2011 “We look at this Son and see the God who cannot be seen. … He was there before any of it came into existence and holds it all together right up to this moment.” Colossians 1:15/17 The Message There is this life-disrupting truth that hounds you or holds you everyday: Jesus holds … Continue reading Truth-Gripping Disruption