I have a prayer journal. Actually, I have a prayer book and a prayer journal. My prayer book is full of regular, ongoing prayers that I have accumulated over the years for my life, my family, our leaders, pastors, etc. Many of them are Psalms and other Bible verses that I use to frame my prayers. My … Continue reading Prayer – I’m not on my own!
Thousands of years before Jesus came to earth to die for the sins of the world, his work as an advocate and an intercessor was already underway. In the midst of his torment, Job acknowledged that he had someone in heaven looking out for him! Even now my witness is in heaven; my advocate is … Continue reading My Intercessor is my Friend
Job said... “He is not a mere mortal like me that I might answer him, that we might confront each other in court. If only there were someone to mediate between us, someone to bring us together, someone to remove God’s rod from me, so that his terror would frighten me no more. Then I … Continue reading Mediator
Do you know that you have a date scheduled at the highest court to face the most superior judge? We all do. One day we will each come face-to-face with the Almighty God to hear the verdict on our life. Are you prepared? How do you even get prepared? I suppose you could show up … Continue reading Do you need a savior?
Some people go through life depending on karma, or luck, or their own power. They either deny that there is a god, or worship a god that is distant and non-relational. But when something really big happens, they suddenly see that all that they’ve been depending is useless – and they find themselves crying out … Continue reading Access to the Almighty
How often do we reflect on what Jesus actually did for us? God sent his Son...literally part of himself...to earth to experience human-ness. (Immanuel, God with us. Isaiah 7:14) He was a baby...He was a boy...He was a son and a brother...He had friends...He was betrayed by friends...He experienced sadness, joy, love, anger...He was wrongfully … Continue reading The Ultimate Sacrifice