Risking All

Therefore the Lord God said: “Look, I have laid a stone in Zion, a tested stone, a precious cornerstone, a sure foundation; the one who believes will be unshakable.” Isaiah 28:16 HCSB To risk all with Jesus is to end all risk.* Leave the broken, irreversible past in His hands, and step out into the […]

All Or Nothing

What king, going out to encounter another king in war, will not sit down first and deliberate whether he is able with ten thousand to meet him who comes against him with twenty thousand? And if not, while the other is yet a great way off, he sends a delegation and asks for terms of […]

Bondservant

The word of the day is bondservant. In its Biblical usage it means someone absolutely devoted to Jesus. As in “I am the bondservant of my Lord Jesus Christ.” Spend the day reflecting on what that means. There will be a test later.

Listen Up

Jesus doesn’t condemn us. He doesn’t use our situations against us. He simply brings truth to life and asks us to align with it. @lysaterkerust

On Tolerance and Intolerance

Is it intolerant to believe Jesus is God? If something is true, a person’s belief in that thing is not intolerant. Why is the truth that Jesus is God so important to defend, even at the risk of being thought intolerant? Consider: Jesus’s deity makes it possible for us to know God. His deity exalts […]

Immanuel, God With Us

They entered the house and saw the child with his mother, Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasure chests and gave him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh. Matthew 2:11 NLT Gold, frankincense, and myrrh are gifts of great value. Jesus Christ is a gift of incalculable value. A […]

Thus Saith The Lord

Arise, shine; for your light has come! And the glory of the Lord is risen upon you. Isaiah 60:1 NKJV Let your celebration glorify Jesus, the Christ, whose birthday we proclaim today. Merry Christmas!

Advent 2021: Christ

The Word became flesh and dwelt among us. He was full of unfailing love and faithfulness. And we have seen his glory, the glory of the Father’s one and only Son. John 1:14 The time of waiting and anticipation is over. Christ has arrived. During Advent, we lit the candles of hope, love, joy and […]

Evangelism

As Christians it is not up to us that the Gospel be believed. That is the job of the Holy Spirit. It is our responsibility to present it in a manner (by what we say AND what we do) that is accurate. And to pray.

Holy Miracle Batman; Emmanuel

There are miracles. And there are miracles (Note 1). And then there is the Greatest Miracle Of All Time (GOAT / GMOAT), to wit: The central miracle asserted by Christians is the Incarnation. They say that God became Man. If the thing happened, it was the central event in the history of the Earth. If […]