To Love & Obey 2.3.17

“If you love me, obey my commandments.” John 14:15 (NLT) The greatest way for us to communicate our love for Jesus is to obey his commandments. As we go throughout the day, we have different opportunities to obey Him. Being kind, keeping our mouths shut and showing that tough, always-complaining coworker grace are all commandments […]

Gracious Words 1.30.17

“Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.” Proverbs 16:24 Have you ever heard the widespread childhood saying, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me”? Forgive me for being frank, but this is 100% false. Words are powerful. They can hurt, but they […]

Grace & Truth 12.15.16

“And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth.” John 1:14 Most people, whether a Christ-follower or not, know the “reason for the season”. Our now over-commercialized Christmas holiday is to celebrate the birth of Jesus, […]

Grace 11.11.16

“In Him we have redemption (deliverance and salvation) through His blood, the remission (forgiveness) of our offenses (shortcomings and trespasses), in accordance with the riches and the generosity of His gracious favor…”  Ephesians 1:7 AMP Can you believe that Jesus, God in the flesh, would sacrifice His own body and life for our shortcomings? By […]