The Christian life cannot be lived apart from the Word of God. Jesus knew and trusted the Word of God, and if we want to live as Christ-followers, we must do the same. As a young boy, Jesus sat among the teachers to hear the Word of God. (Luke 2:42-52) In the synagogue, He read aloud … Continue reading We need the Word of God!
Revolutionary: radically new or innovative; outside or beyond established procedures or principles. When Jesus came to earth over 2,000 years ago, the new covenant he brought with him was revolutionary. It was radically new. And the "establishment" did not like it. They had devised a system that was working just fine for them. And after … Continue reading Revolutionary
Daily routines. We all have them. Coffee, before I even open my eyes. Take a shower. Brush my teeth. Make sure my kids do the same. My mornings are so scripted, you could almost set your clock by them. (Right down to the part where I'm running around proclaiming that I'm late...again.) I am so … Continue reading Staying connected
"Be still, and know that I am God." - Psalms 46:10 Never stop praying. - 1 Thessalonians 5:17 Do you ever notice that even when you think you've got it all figured out - the unexpected happens? This can be especially disheartening for people that like to be in control. (I would know -- I … Continue reading Let go and let God
It seems these days like we all have so much to do. Go to work. Bring work home. Clean the house. Make dinner. Help the kids with homework. Bring the kids here and there. Walk the dog. Tuck the family in. *sleep* *wake* *repeat* The analogy I find myself using lately is "hamster wheel". Have … Continue reading Hamster wheel
The moment we accept Jesus as our personal savior and acknowledge that his death and resurrection are the only things that can cleanse us of our sins -- our body becomes the temple of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit begins working in us to make us more and more like Christ. If we remain … Continue reading The Holy Spirit working in our lives…