He was Wounded for You!

Trials in everyday life are inevitable, learning to cope with the challenges of sickness, pain, suffering, even a sudden loss can be heartbreaking and emotionally draining. Perhaps You or a family member, or friend may be facing cancer, a heart attack, stroke, or some ailment that may change the way you, a friend, or aContinue reading “He was Wounded for You!”

It’s OK to Ask for Help!

We can become vulnerable to injuries when it comes to sports, work, construction, play, recreation like riding a bike or even climbing a mountain. I find that in our world of independence and individualism we tend take pride in trying to figure things out ourselves, or we try to get healed on our own.For someContinue reading “It’s OK to Ask for Help!”

Prayer is the Oxygen to Sustain You

Like the air we breathe is oxygen to our lungs, effective prayer is the oxygen to our spiritual life with God. Have you ever ran out of gas when driving your car and had to be at a must meeting only to realize you didn’t have AAA auto and were stuck in the middle ofContinue reading “Prayer is the Oxygen to Sustain You”

An Inside Job!

Change Comes When We Decide we are Powerless The great experience about living in New England or the Northeast is the changing of the seasons. Just when we get tired of winter or summer, spring and fall seem to bring relief from both extremes of the heat and freezing temperatures. If we want change inContinue reading “An Inside Job!”

Watch your Life and your Doctrine Closely!

I was away for a few days about a week ago down Cape Cod by Nauset Light/Coast Guard Beach. What struck me was the erosion of the beach and sand due to the ocean storms. I thought erosion of beaches only happened in California! This stairwell deck was 65 stairs. I know because I walkedContinue reading “Watch your Life and your Doctrine Closely!”

BY HIS STRIPES WE ARE HEALED

This license plate says it all, “HEALED”.Only God knows the suffering they may have endured in the past but excited to tell the world. Jesus became our wounded healer who suffered and died on the cross. Isaiah prophesied 700 years prior that Christ would be crucified for the sins of the whole world. Jesus notContinue reading “BY HIS STRIPES WE ARE HEALED”

Clothe Yourself with Love

” Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds us all together in perfect harmony.” Colossians 3:13‭-‬14 NLT Holding a grudge can be detrimental to your own life. Harboring anger, bitterness, unforgiveness, resentment, or other negative feelings long after someone has done something to hurt you. How do you respond when you are offended andContinue reading “Clothe Yourself with Love”

Put to Death the Flesh

For the mind set on the flesh is death, but the mind set on the Spirit is life and peace” Romans 8:6 Please read the above again. What comes to your mind? Have you ever asked yourself why me? Other people seem to catch all the breaks in life, but not me. I can’t seemContinue reading “Put to Death the Flesh”

The Battle Jesus Fought

Before Jesus was betrayed by Judas Iscariot in the Garden of Gethsemane Jesus wrestled with going to the cross. His mission here on earth was to die for the sins of humanity. Jesus was the Lamb of God who took away the sins of the world. The Lord Jesus Christ was the perfect sinless man.Continue reading “The Battle Jesus Fought”

The Place of Surrender comes with a Price

Self denial is not a popular topic in our generation. To get things done we usually have to sacrifice whether you’re a parent, teacher, coach, leadership, athlete, student, and the list goes on, etc. There comes a time when we need self discipline and not selfishness. A team sport needs each player to make itContinue reading “The Place of Surrender comes with a Price”