Becoming Like Jesus in Character

2 Peter 1:1-2 ESV “Simeon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, “To those who have obtained a faith of equal standing with ours by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ: “May grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.” What is … Continue reading Becoming Like Jesus in Character

We Live in Troubled Times

Psalms 20:1-3 ESV “May the Lord answer you in the day of trouble! May the name of the God of Jacob protect you! May he send you help from the sanctuary and give you support from Zion! May he remember all your offerings and regard with favor your burnt sacrifices! Selah” When I think of … Continue reading We Live in Troubled Times

The Days That Were Formed for Us

Psalms 139:13-16 ESV “For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. My frame was not hidden from you, when I was being made in secret, intricately woven in the … Continue reading The Days That Were Formed for Us

One Day We’ll Understand

Job 23:1-7 ESV “Then Job answered and said: “Today also my complaint is bitter; my hand is heavy on account of my groaning. Oh, that I knew where I might find him, that I might come even to his seat! I would lay my case before him and fill my mouth with arguments. I would … Continue reading One Day We’ll Understand

God’s Ways are Higher than Our Ways

Isaiah 55:6-9 ESV “Seek the Lord while he may be found; call upon him while he is near; let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; let him return to the Lord, that he may have compassion on him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon. For my thoughts … Continue reading God’s Ways are Higher than Our Ways

Ignite the Gift of God

2 Timothy 1:5-7 ESV “I am reminded of your sincere faith, a faith that dwelt first in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice and now, I am sure, dwells in you as well. For this reason I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you through the laying … Continue reading Ignite the Gift of God

What Ought You To Be?

2 Peter 3:10-16 ESV “But the day of the Lord will come like a thief, and then the heavens will pass away with a roar, and the heavenly bodies will be burned up and dissolved, and the earth and the works that are done on it will be exposed. “Since all these things are thus … Continue reading What Ought You To Be?

He Will Have Our Hearts

Luke 10:38-42 ESV “Now as they went on their way, Jesus entered a village. And a woman named Martha welcomed him into her house. And she had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord's feet and listened to his teaching. But Martha was distracted with much serving. And she went up to him … Continue reading He Will Have Our Hearts

Her Story

I know this is a subject that not many people want to talk about, but this is a huge problem in the church today in America. It is the “elephant in the room” that no one wants to mention, and so it is not dealt with. But childhood and spousal abuse and sexual addiction and … Continue reading Her Story