Putting up a Front

Putting up a Front Jesus was with the disciples in the Upper Room getting ready to tell them he is ready leave them while he ate with them. It was their last supper together. He tells them that one of you are going to betray or rat him out to be arrested. “Now Jesus wasContinue reading “Putting up a Front”

Entering into God’s Rest

When I think of rest, I think of relaxing, sitting in a comfortable chair or sofa for a long period of time. Maybe think of a vacation gives us rest by the lake or the ocean. Too often we can find ourselves running around everywhere on the weekend only to be so exhausted by theContinue reading “Entering into God’s Rest”

Freedom from Toxic Zones

Many products have warning labels that read, “Toxic chemicals”, “Poisonous”, “hazardous materials”, “harmful”, etc. You get the picture we have to be careful when using such products for cleaning, and not to drink them or we can endanger ourselves or others. Too often, we are surrounded by toxicity and we are unaware of it. AtContinue reading “Freedom from Toxic Zones”

Your Unfailing Love O God

Sin whispers to the wicked, deep within their hearts. They have no fear of God at all. In their blind conceit, they cannot see how wicked they really are. Everything they say is crooked and deceitful. They refuse to act wisely or do good. They lie awake at night, hatching sinful plots. Their actions areContinue reading “Your Unfailing Love O God”

THE GHOST of CHRISTMAS

The story of Christmas appears to get camouflaged by all the fanfare and the trappings such as Santa Claus, Christmas trees, gifts and commercialism. Oh, but, there are so many good movies just to name a few such as ‘The Miracle on 34th Street’. The Ghost of Christmas is not Ebenezer Scrooge or some fairyContinue reading “THE GHOST of CHRISTMAS”

The Mystery of Christmas 🎄

The Mystery of Christmas 🎄 The Christmas season is a time of year where love is more evident, people become more generous and help the less fortunate in need. A season where people are in a giving spirit and respond not necessarily with just money or gifts. Most of us wish this attitude could spreadContinue reading “The Mystery of Christmas 🎄”

Thanks be to God for His Indescribable Gift!

Its that time of year when people will start to get frantic looking for that perfect gift for that special someone. This usually takes a lot of thought and creativity, a lot of work, and much patience. Its just so easy to buy a gift card isn’t it? A gift is not supposed to beContinue reading “Thanks be to God for His Indescribable Gift!”

Life is Fragile handle with Prayer

Have you ever dropped something very fragile or expensive such as a piece of glass, china, or a mirror? The sudden gasp of the crash landing only to see the thing shattered in a thousand or more pieces! Desperation sets in trying to gather every tiny piece to make the precious piece whole again. TheContinue reading “Life is Fragile handle with Prayer”

Be Everything God has Called You To Be

God wants you to be and to use you and your personality just as you are. He wants to use your talents and giftings for His purposes and for His glory not yours nor a church. God is to be glorified. Subtle pride and arrogance creeps in when we boast about how great “our ChurchContinue reading “Be Everything God has Called You To Be”

Standing In The Gap

Standing In The Gap When I think of a gap I see holes, cracks, crevices or a large space in the outfield where the batter hits the ball in the gap. Whenever there are gaps on walls or foundations they are vulnerable to weaken and eventually break down. God’s heart to Ezekiel was to searchContinue reading “Standing In The Gap”