Many of us are familiar with the account of Zacchaeus. In fact, you may have even heard a catchy little tune about it before (I bet it’s stuck in your head now, huh? Sorry about that). But, have you ever thought of this part of scripture as an amazing display of God’s huge love? Jesus… Read More Zacchaeus–a Story of God’s Amazing Love
Today’s Scripture passage: “ Immediately Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead of him to the other side, while he dismissed the crowd. After he had dismissed them, he went up on a mountainside by himself to pray. Later that night, he was there alone, and the boat was already… Read More Don’t panic!
“You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, that… Read More What Kind of Light do you shine for Jesus?
“A farmer went out to sow his seed. As he was scattering the seed, some fell along the path, and the birds came and ate it up. Some fell on rocky places, where it did not have much soil. It sprang up quickly, because the soil was shallow. But when the sun came up, the… Read More Sow Little Investments–Reap Great Rewards!
Pay Attention! Four ways for Christians to Fend off Spiritual Attacks in their Lives! Paying Attention: Important in Dodge Ball and in Life “Be alert, be on watch! Your enemy, the Devil, roams around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour.” 1 Peter 5:8 While at a local trampoline park, my oldest daughter… Read More Pay Attention! Four ways for Christians to Fend off Spiritual Attacks in their Lives!
“Thy Word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path.” Psalm 119:105 A Treasured Find While browsing in a local antique shop one day, I spotted this Bible. My oldest daughter, who was with me, fell in love with it, but she didn’t have quite enough money to buy it that… Read More A Treasure Found
“I am able to do all things through Him who strengthens me.” Philippians 4:13 “Because whatever has been born of God conquers the world. This is the victory that has conquered the world: our faith.” 1 John 5:4 “I have told you these things so that in Me you may have peace. You will have… Read More Victory in Jesus
“Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.” 1 Corinthians 15:58 “God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him… Read More A Random Memory and Some Encouragement for those who are ready to give up Serving the Lord
“ And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that… Read More Thoughts on Christmas: The (fruitless) Pursuit of Perfection
26 In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, 27 to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. 28 The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored!… Read More Thoughts on Christmas: Why Mary was Highly Favored