Breathe. That’s what I hear. Breathe. What time is it? December? Time to wrap and shop and write and stamp and buy and bake and remember. Remember. Remember the night. The mother’s howl. The smell of hay. The steam. The
We live in a culture that absolutely loves super heroes; and every summer there is a blockbuster. As a young child I grew up watching super hero movies. I loved heroes because whatever the need; they brought hope to meet
“As you come to Him, the living Stone—rejected by humans but chosen by God and precious to Him— you also, like living stones, are being built into a temple of the Spirit to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable
“He guides the humble in what is right and teaches them His way.” Psalm 25:13 “Take my yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.”
“So God created human beings in His own image. In the image of God He created them; male and female He created them.” Genesis 1:27 Sacred Worth. People, all people, have sacred worth. This is not contingent upon their actions,
“In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord, high and exalted, seated on a throne; and the train of His robe filled the temple. Above Him were seraphim, each with six wings: With two wings they covered
I once briefly pastored a church where the ushers held the doors closed against someone they didn’t want to come in. Needless to say, the place was closed – just like it’s doors – not long after. Who do we
‘The Spirit and the bride say, “Come!” And let the one who hears say, “Come!” Let the one who is thirsty come; and let the one who wishes take the free gift of the water of life.’ Revelation 22:17 Thirsty?
Jesus is not a religion. When someone asks, “What religion do you follow?” I mostly reply that I am a Christian. But Christianity is not, nor was it ever meant to be, a religion. Now this is not to say that
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. John 1:1 Word. Jesus is The Word: God speaking. From the beginning, from before the beginning, Jesus is God’s Word alive and active.