Trajectory Change

John 8:1-11  Jesus continued teaching, people continued to listen, and the Pharisees continued in their quest to get rid of Him. On one occasion, while Jesus was teaching in the Temple complex, the Pharisees came to Him with a woman who had been caught in the act of adultery. In their holier-than-thou way, they thrust … Continue reading Trajectory Change

God won’t give up on you

If anyone tries to deny how incredible the grace of God is, just point them to the book of Judges.  Over and over you see the Israelites turning away from God.  Over and over you read, “Again the Israelites did evil in the eyes of the Lord.” They just could not stay on track! They … Continue reading God won’t give up on you

Jesus loves lost people

Jesus has a heart for lost people! Many times throughout the gospels we see stories of Jesus going out of his way to reach a lost person. On one occasion, when he was in the presence of some people of questionable character, the Pharisees and the teachers of the law were quick to whisper about … Continue reading Jesus loves lost people

Never too far gone for forgiveness

But if from there you seek the Lord your God, you will find him if you look for him with all your heart and all your soul. – Deuteronomy 4:29 It was time for Moses to give one of his final speeches to the Israelites as they were getting ready to cross over into the … Continue reading Never too far gone for forgiveness

Making wise decisions

Tune your ears to wisdom and concentrate on understanding. - Proverbs 2:2 One of the things I've always struggled with is understanding how to know the will of God in a particular situation.  I hear people insist that they just know that a decision they have made is the will of God and I wonder; "How … Continue reading Making wise decisions

New Day’s Resolutions 

Here we go. Another New Year underway. We have our resolution(s) and at least for the moment, we are motivated to tackle them. We are determined to make this year better than last year. To do the things we wish we would've done but never got around to. To quit doing things we meant to … Continue reading New Day’s Resolutions 

For when I am weak, then I am strong

To keep me from becoming conceited because of these surpassingly great revelations, there was given to me a thorn in my flesh, a messenger of Satan, to torment me. Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me.  But he said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, my power … Continue reading For when I am weak, then I am strong