Character

You reveal your own character most clearly when you describe someone else’s.  @nickygumbel To be continued.

Perspective

Your bad day is probably a day that someone else wishes they could have. .

Fear Not

Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. C.S. Lewis Do not be afraid of sudden terror, nor of trouble from the wicked when it comes; for the LORD will be your confidence, and will keep your foot from being caught. Psalm 3:25-26. NKJV

Sorry. Thank you. Please.

I am the way the truth and the life.  John 14: 6-10. Turning away from the things we know are wrong. Saying sorry. Thanking Jesus for dying for us. Putting our faith in Him.  And then saying please. Please come and fill me with Your spirit.

We Are Your Flock And You Are Our Shepherd

For our Jewish brothers and sisters, September 16 was Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar.  On this Sabbath we share a prayer that has formed part of the Yom Kippur liturgy for thousands of years. During Yom Kippur worship services it is often both spoken as a piyyut […]

Apparent Uncertainty

“This is my command – be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9 NLT Life is filled with uncertainty. But that should never keep us from making decisions based on prayer, on counsel, and on trusting God with the outcome. […]

Times of Need

God’s promises are like strong wine stored up for a time of need: “I want you to trust me in your times of trouble, so I can rescue you and you can give me glory.” Psalm 50:15 TLB

The Cross And The Crown

God calls His redeemed ones to prepare not only for service, but also for suffering: “If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me” Luke 9:23 These words are the Christian’s contract, sealed by the Holy Spirit. Everyone who would be Christ’s servant must […]

Are You Willing?

Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me. For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake will find it. Matthew 16:24-25 NKJV In Jesus’ day, the cross represented […]

A Question For Today

For the Lord himself, with a cry of command, with the archangel’s call and with the sound of God’s trumpet, will descend from heaven. 1 Thessalonians 4:16a NRSV What do you want to be doing the moment the shofar sounds Jesus’s return? Defend The Truth. Live The Faith. Advance The Kingdom.