Lukewarm water does not have much value. It doesn’t brew tea well or help cleanse hands and it certainly doesn’t make a drink refreshing on a hot day.Read More The Taste of Lukewarm
As 2019 comes to a close I want to take a moment to thank everyone of you who took time to read my posts this year. I have been humbled by your responses and encouraged by your comments. Your words have helped me grow in my faith in Christ. When the year started, I did […]Read More Thanks to You
Whoever believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and whoever loves the Father loves the child born of Him. – 1 John 5:1 (NASB) May we share the hope Jesus gives us with those we encounter this day. May we experience the joy, the peace of Jesus born in our life. May […]Read More The Birth of Jesus Within Us
When we think of the word famine, we think of an extreme scarcity of food. But in Amos 8:11, we read of a different kind of famine: “‘Behold, days are coming,’ declares the Lord God, ‘When I will send a famine on the land, Not a famine for bread or a thirst for water, But […]Read More A Famine of the Heart
“Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. For the Lord is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations.” – Psalm 100:4-5 (NIV) Thanksgiving Day is everyday. Take time today to give thanks to the Lord God for the blessings […]Read More Thanksgiving Thursday
How willing are you to leave the safety and security of your home or church or work to go where the Lord leads you? How inclined would you be to go if you were also told, “By the way, there’s this group of people waiting to devour you.” I’m not so sure I would be […]Read More Go!
“No one can help us if we don’t first open up about the hurt we feel inside. “Read More Seeking God About What Ails Us
People are searching today for meaning in their life. The question is if they can find Jesus. When people visit your church do they say, “The Lord is there.” When people visit your home do they say, “The Lord is there.” When people spend time with you do they say, “The Lord is there.” In […]Read More Excuse Me, Where Can I Find Jesus?
In Ezekiel 40-47:11. Ezekiel is shown visions of the temple of God. What struck me about this passage was the description in Ezekiel 47:1-12 where Ezekiel is shown water “coming down from under the south side of the temple, south of the altar (verse 1).” The water starts as a trickle from the altar and […]Read More A River of Hope in Our Communities
Without God, our life is formless and empty. We hover over the surface of the deep, the pit of despair. Deep in our darkness we cannot see, but the Spirit of God is there, hovering over the surface. God is our hope. He brings order to our formless and empty life. In our darkness we […]Read More The Creation of Hope in the Void