Hidden in Christ in the Beauty of His Holiness

Have you ever experienced moments when the mind, emotions and the very process of breathing seemed to be in tune with the beauty of God’s majesty?  It is so easy to get distracted from that place when the reality of whatever is confronting us or demanding our time presents itself.  There are times when weContinue reading “Hidden in Christ in the Beauty of His Holiness”

Share the Ultimate Love – No Other Gospel

How many times do we want to share the LORD with other people and have no clue what to say or how?  There are so many different instructional books or recommendations on how to do this (most of them containing very good strategies).   I would like to suggest that the Word of God spoken byContinue reading “Share the Ultimate Love – No Other Gospel”

Christ’s Prayer – Romans 6 – Sanctification

Ever struggle to make changes in your life?  Ever want God intervene with a miracle because of feeling powerless to change? Our LORD desires us to learn to deny impulses; to obey Him so that we will overcome temptations that arise. He teaches us to be increasingly led by the Spirit as we walk throughContinue reading “Christ’s Prayer – Romans 6 – Sanctification”

That Glorious Day – Romans 5 – Assurance

Ever notice that we often need a contrast to recognize something remarkable?  Good things can be taken for granted, or the idea of something potentially better can diminish the value of something good that is already in our possession.  How does anyone know what is good unless they know what is bad?  One could beContinue reading “That Glorious Day – Romans 5 – Assurance”

Seen and Loved – A Call to Worship

A meditation in Palms 139 – The Ancient of days has seen every single day of our lives and has permitted the events of life in order to develop us.  His Word assures us all things in life will be used by the Holy Spirit to transform those who believe into the likeness of theContinue reading “Seen and Loved – A Call to Worship”

The Eyewitness

There are many lessons in the account of Ananias and Sapphira (Acts 5). The very nature of Scripture points to an everlasting Intelligence far beyond human capability Who was responsible for documenting and preserving it. At our fingertips we have access to thousands of years insights into human experiences, and supernatural wisdom to help usContinue reading “The Eyewitness”

True Grace to Persevere the Journey

Ever wonder why God chose to place the essence of the Godhead into a human being and then have Him (the God Man) pay the price for sin with His life for the world?  Although we may not understand the mind of God, He has revealed much about Himself in Scripture including His human incarnationContinue reading “True Grace to Persevere the Journey”

Why Pray?

Since God is Sovereign and the believer’s identity, life and purpose are set by God in eternity, why pray? Does prayer change anything? Scripture tells us to pray always, without ceasing. Really, is that realistic? Can I pray for the fulfillment of my dreams? What does God guarantee in His Word about prayer? Are thereContinue reading “Why Pray?”

Want Answers?

Have you ever had difficulty with making a wise decision; wanting to do what is right while wanting to limit any negative repercussions?  With no natural ability to peer into the future we pray; we solicit the opinions of others we respect; we make lists to measure positive and negative; and we research.   All ofContinue reading “Want Answers?”

Unspeakable Joy is Worship in the Vineyard

Humanity has pursued fulfillment with great fervour.  Regardless of the quest, life has emotional hills and valleys.  The question is not whether we have the ability to control contributing factors.  The questions are: (1) what is our destination; and, (2) is there an ability to enjoy the journey? The answer is found in God andContinue reading “Unspeakable Joy is Worship in the Vineyard”