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?”

Unspeakable Joy – 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 the GodContinue reading “Unspeakable Joy – Worship in the Vineyard”

Guaranteed Security Within the Boundaries

For years I enjoyed an unexceptional faith.  The kind that believes in Jesus for Salvation as a form of fire insurance. Then there were the added benefits such as having a community of like-minded people, pleasant messages, worship music, and all of the wonderful promises in Scripture.  I was happy to be in the sheepfoldContinue reading “Guaranteed Security Within the Boundaries”

Chosen to be Pure in Heart

I love Jehovah God’s immutability and His intentionality!  There is such comfort in knowing His grace and patience endures long with humanity despite our propensity to error; that our development, emotions and comprehension have no influence on who He is.  The LORD’s grace in Old Testament Scripture is characterized so very beautifully in the bookContinue reading “Chosen to be Pure in Heart”

The Message in a Body

Scripture in the book of Isaiah contains such a beautiful prophesy about the promised Messiah purposely born to establish His Kingdom on the throne of David forever; His name – God; His rule – justice; He is Wonderful, Counselor, and the Prince of Peace.  Rabbis and Jewish writers like Elie Wiesel have long maintained thereContinue reading “The Message in a Body”