No More Grave Clothes

April 29, 2011 “…  And with him you were raised to new life because you trusted the mighty power of God, who raised Christ from the dead.” Colossians 2:12 New Living Translation Putting on Grace Clothes …? Your new life requires new clothing. Your Father in heaven would never consider dressing you in your past. … Continue reading No More Grave Clothes

April 26, 2011 “.. We throw open our doors to God and discover at the same moment that he has already thrown open his door to us. We find ourselves standing where we always hoped we might stand — out in the wide open spaces of God’s grace and glory, standing tall and shouting our … Continue reading

Becoming Free

April 25, 2011 “Then he shouted, Lazarus, come out! And he came out, a cadaver, wrapped from head to toe, with a kerchief over his face. Jesus told them, Unwrap him and let him loose.” John 11:43-44 The Message Becoming free …? Jesus told his disciples (and us) that “our” new command was and is … Continue reading Becoming Free

Extra Room

April 22, 2011 “So spacious is he, so roomy, that everything of God finds its proper place in him without crowding. Not only that, but all the broken and dislocated pieces of the  universe — people and things, animals and atoms — get properly fixed and fit together in vibrant harmonies, all because of his … Continue reading Extra Room

Through You …

March 23, 2011 “So we are ambassadors who represent Christ. God is negotiating with you through us. We beg you as Christ’s representatives. “Be reconciled to God!” God caused the one who didn’t know sin to be sin for our sake so that through him we could become the righteousness of God.” 2 Cor. 5:20-21 … Continue reading Through You …

March 10, 2011 “Really! There’s no such thing as self-rescue, pulling yourself up by your bootstraps. The cost of rescue is beyond our means, and even then it doesn’t guarantee Life forever, or insurance against the Black Hole.” Psalm 49:7-9 The Message Living in the No Such Thing Reality …? A follower of Christ becomes … Continue reading

Well and Whole

March 6, 2011 “I’m telling you these things while I’m still living with you. The Friend, the Holy Spirit whom the Father will send at my request, will make everything plain to you. He will remind you of all the things I have told you. I’m leaving you well and whole. That’s my parting gift … Continue reading Well and Whole