Purposed for His pleasure. Did you earn an “A” this week on the test, the test for worship? An “A” for your attention being on Him, an “A” for your affection towards Him, and an “A” for your abilities being used in honor of Him. If you didn’t score so well, prayerfully there will be … More Making the Grade!
“In the midst of all the alternatives, Christians have allowed to slip the reality that their faith is ultimately made up of specific non-optionals. Instead of loving Him with all their being, many believers have learned to love the Lord Jesus Christ selectively. They may verbalize their love for Him, but the real question is … More Compromising Church
Years ago, there was a popular song that had a hook that rang out, “walk this way, talk this way.” Well, long before Aerosmith and Run-D.M.C were enticing people to walk in a way that satisfied the lust of the flesh, the Apostle Paul instructed and inspired people to walk Christ-like! In fact, he said, … More Walk This Way!
God grades on the Cross and the Curve. While in school the teacher would sometimes give an exam that everyone would fail or have an extremely low score. Bewildered by the failing mark, some would say, “I worked so hard and yet I still failed!” Because of the terrible scores, the instructor would establish a … More The Cross and the Curve
Salvation is not transferable, Don’t sleep away The Grace, For in the day that you do, You’ll be shut-out of His place, No more chances to see His face! “At midnight the cry rang out: ‘Here’s the bridegroom! Come out to meet him!’ “Then all the virgins woke up and trimmed their lamps. The foolish … More TOO LATE!
When you become weary from the storms, stresses, and struggles in your life, come and “S.I.T.” in the lap of Jesus; in Him you’ll find rest! Sealed – Indwelled – Transformed
God gave His Son, His Son gave His life. It’s your turn, What are you willing to sacrifice?
You can’t fully appreciate His gift of salvation if you fail to apprehend your debt to sin! Then the master called the servant in. ‘You wicked servant,’ he said, ‘I canceled all that debt of yours because you begged me to. Shouldn’t you have had mercy on your fellow servant just as I had on you?’ … More Thankfulness
Oftentimes it’s difficult to see the beauty of anything when everything around you is a mess! However, it’s in those times of mess God produces what’s best, a better you! Being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. – Philippians … More Trust the Process
You have heard it said, “you can fool man most of the time, but you can’t fool God none of the time.” This expression speaks to the pretense that’s behind many of the perceived good deeds; it’s time for a D & D realignment. Our desires and deeds must be congruent and they must be pure. … More D & D Realignment