Up to date living…

August 21, 2017 What you say goes, God, and stays, as permanent as the heavens. Your truth never goes out of fashion; it’s as up-to-date as the earth when the sun comes up.” Psalm 119:89-90 The Message There is a new threat everyday ..  rumors of evil .. and darkness masquerading as light. And where … Continue reading Up to date living…

An Undivided Life …

May 19, 2017 “Teach me Your way, O Lord; I will walk in Your truth; Unite my heart to fear Your name.” Ps. 86:11 New American Standard Jesus had one prayer for your life: that His life would be seen in your life as the Same Life. His indwelling life is to be your defining identity. … Continue reading An Undivided Life …

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 …

Staying put …

May 3, 2016 “Just as the Father has loved Me, I have also loved you; abide in My love.” John 15:9 NASB Jesus knows exactly where you “abide’ .. where you heart leans during the day .. where your mind is focused .. and where you draw your strength. His words to his disciples and … Continue reading Staying put …

Defined by light …

April 25, 2016 “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.” John 14:6 NASB Jesus made sure his disciples knew what His life meant. It would define their lives. It would be direct their lives. And it would determine what kind of life they … Continue reading Defined by light …

When trust fades into Truth..

February 4, 2016 “This is the core of our preaching. Say the welcoming word to God—“Jesus is my Master”—embracing, body and soul, God’s work of doing in us what he did in raising Jesus from the dead. That’s it. You’re not “doing” anything; you’re simply calling out to God, trusting him to do it for … Continue reading When trust fades into Truth..

July 8, 2013 “Let me tell you why you are here. You’re here to be salt-seasoning that brings out the God-flavors of this earth. If you lose your saltiness, how will people taste godliness? You’ve lost your usefulness and will end up in the garbage.” Matt. 5:13 The Message Jesus never holds back the truth … Continue reading

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 …

Who is this Jesus …?

Jan. 3, 2012 “The Word became flesh and blood and moved into the neighborhood. We saw the glory with our own eyes, the one-of-kind glory, like Father, like Son, Generous inside and out, true from start to finish.” John 1:14 The Message He’s moved in … if you belong to Him. The life that Jesus … Continue reading Who is this Jesus …?