January 24, 2018 “By entering through faith into what God has always wanted to do for us—set us right with him, make us fit for him—we have it all together with God because of our Master Jesus. And that’s not all: We throw open our doors to God and discover at the same moment that … Continue reading Wide open spaces…
January 23, 2018 “Therefore, since we also have such a large cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us lay aside every hindrance and the sin the so easily ensnares us. Let run with endurance the race that lies before us, keeping our eyes on Jesus, the source and perfecter of our faith. For the joy … Continue reading First them … now you
January 22, 2018 “Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom; your rule is for all generations. The Lord is faithful in all his words and gracious in all his actions.” Psalm 145:13 Christian Standard God is your Portion .. Provider .. Protection .. and Peace. He is your Freedom .. Strength .. Joy .. and Fortress. … Continue reading Overflowing…
January 19, 2017 “It stands to reason, doesn’t it, that if the alive-and-present God who raised Jesus from the dead moves into your life, he’ll do the same thing in you that he did in Jesus, bringing you alive to himself?” Romans 8:10 The Message Your life matters because the Spirit of God lives in … Continue reading Just another normal day…
January 3, 2018 “If you only look at us, you might well miss the brightness. We carry this precious Message around in the unadorned clay pots of our ordinary lives. That’s to prevent anyone from confusing God’s incomparable power with us.” 2 Corinthians 4:7 The Message Practical. God made you to fit into the world He … Continue reading The New Normal..
December 11, 2017 “Christ arrives right on time to make this happen. He didn’t, and doesn’t, wait for us to get ready. He presented himself for this sacrificial death when we were far too weak and rebellious to do anything to get ourselves ready.” Romans 5:6 The Message There was only one way to put … Continue reading Carrying extra weight…?
November 30, 2017 God spoke all these words: I am God, your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of a life of slavery. No other gods, only me.” Exodus 20:2-3 The Message The oldest lie in history is this: ‘God doesn’t keep his word.’ It’s been whispered throughout all recorded … Continue reading Is God enough…?
November 27, 2017 “What then are we to say about these things? If God is for us, who is against us.” Romans 8:31 Christian Standard How often do you start the day inhaling God’s grace: God is for me? Those four words are not just a wishful thought .. positive thinking .. or a pleading … Continue reading Does God know what to do?
November 22, 2107 “If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will the heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him.” Luke 11:13 Christian Standard Jesus describes a picture of a friend helping a friend in time of need. That’s who you … Continue reading The Holy Spirit .. Pregnant .. and Prayer….
November 21, 2107 May he give you what your heart desires, and fulfill your whole purpose.” Psalm 20:4 Christian Standard How we wish God would clear the decks from all the obstacles that get in our way. If only he would give us what we desire, we could really serve him. In fact, God has … Continue reading If it were left up to me…?