But they who wait for the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.” Isaiah 40:31 Waiting seems to be the antithesis of everything 21st century America. Our modern culture is unaccustomed to the idea of waiting.Continue reading “Waiting Well”
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The Sacrificial Lamb
“But he was pierced for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his wounds we are healed.” Isaiah 53:5 If you know me at all, you know that I love animals. I thank God that He is Creator, and in His wisdom, love,Continue reading “The Sacrificial Lamb”
“But God, who is rich in mercy, because of His great love that He had for us, made us alive with the Messiah even though we were dead in trespasses. You are saved by grace!” Ephesians 2:4-5 In 2016, I wrote a Bible study entitled, “But God.” It was the sort of thing that onlyContinue reading “But God”
Who Do You Say Jesus Is?
” ‘But you,’ he asked them, ‘who do you say that I am?’ Peter answered, ‘God’s Messiah.’ ” Luke 9:20 That question echoes in my mind: “Who do you say that I am?” If I were Simon Peter, and Jesus the Messiah asked me that question, what would my response be? Peter answered it accurately.Continue reading “Who Do You Say Jesus Is?”
“But I consider my life of no value to myself; my purpose is to finish my course and the ministry I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of God’s grace.” Acts 20:24 Every day I am witness to the wandering purposelessness of mankind. Humans racing from here to there, searching, striving,Continue reading “Passionate Purpose”
Love Is Obedience
“But those who obey God’s word truly show how completely they love him. That is how we know we are living in him. Those who say they live in God should live their lives as Jesus did.” 1 John 2:5-6 Obedience is not a popular word in 21st century America. “To each his own” isContinue reading “Love Is Obedience”
“You will show me the way of life, granting me the joy of your presence and the pleasures of living with you forever.” –Psalm 16:11 What makes you feel alive? What causes you to laugh with abandon and utter delight? When was the last time you paused long enough from the busyness of life andContinue reading “Life Lessons”
A Celebration of God
Merry Christmas, King of Kings Happy birthday, Lord of Lords You came to earth To make a way for mankind To have a home of eternal belonging The busyness of our days, The hustle, the bustle, the haze Often blind and distract us From worshiping you as we should Reorient our hearts to You ForContinue reading “A Celebration of God”
“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” 2 Timothy 4:7 “They will still bear fruit in old age, healthy and green.” Psalm 92:14 “Pray that I finish strong.” The words spoken to me from a dear friend and mentor in the faith. Each time she saysContinue reading “Finish Strong”
No Greater Love
We may never be called to lay down our lives for others, yet we can make daily choices to die to ourselves for the glory of God and the good of others.