Harmonious relationships

Our God is a relational God. He demonstrated that when he entered our world as the man Jesus, fully God. (For in Christ lives all the fullness of God in a human body. - Colossians 2:9 NLT) And he continues to demonstrate that in the personal relationship he has with each believer. (So now we … Continue reading Harmonious relationships

Journey to the Promised Land

I love reading the Old Testament. Reading about the Israelites and their not so easy journey to the Promised Land gives me hope as I look forward to my Promised Land, heaven. Much like their journey through the wilderness was part of God's plan - so is our journey through this life. It isn't always … Continue reading Journey to the Promised Land

Spring is coming

Living in the mid-west my whole life, I have grown to absolutely love spring. I love the sounds of birds singing and of water rushing into the street drains as the snow melts away. Something about the emergence of spring and all that comes with it is so exhilarating after the long hibernation of winter. … Continue reading Spring is coming

Enemy attacks

As followers of Christ, we have an enemy that is a formidable opponent. The things that a life lived with Christ offer us (love, joy, peace, patience, goodness, faithfulness, etc. - Galatians 5:22) are the very things the devil, our adversary, does not want us to have. When he sees those things blooming in our … Continue reading Enemy attacks

Let God go first

Lord, go before me. Prepare the way. When I pray this prayer, I can picture God clearing a path through the obstacles - pushing danger out of the way - closing doors that lead to trouble and opening doors that lead to blessings. And there have been countless times in my life that hindsight has … Continue reading Let God go first