The Price of Loyalty

Then Judas Iscariot, one of the twelve disciples, went to the leading priests and asked, “How much will you pay me to betray Jesus to you?” And they gave him thirty pieces of silver. Matthew 26:14-15 NLT There is a saying that every man has his price. I don’t believe that that saying is completely true, … Continue reading The Price of Loyalty

Quench Your Thirst

My soul thirsts, pants, and longs for the living God. I want to come and see the face of God. Psalm 42:2 NLT When I was about eleven years old, my great-grandfather was in the hospital. He would ask my grandmother to bring me to the hospital so he could see me. He was diabetic but … Continue reading Quench Your Thirst

Let It Go

As you continue focusing on the change you want from God in Lent, I believe you need to contemplate and decide the change you want to see in your life as you shift the focus from you to God. The focus here is not to improve yourself but to improve your relationship with God. Fasting … Continue reading Let It Go

Walk By Faith!

 For we walk by faith, not by sight. 2 Corinthians 5:7 NKJV People use their senses to navigate the world around them. Babies use their senses to communicate with adults. Babies cry when they are hungry or in pain.  When they are happy; they smile. As they get older, they use their eyes to identify their … Continue reading Walk By Faith!

Stay Connected

Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in Me. Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you … Continue reading Stay Connected

Agree With God

Do two walk together unless they have agreed to do so? Amos 3:3 NIV When friends are traveling with the same destination in mind, they make plans to travel together. They would work on the dates together; select their accommodations together; make their travel arrangements together because they made a decision to travel together. Most … Continue reading Agree With God

Clean Before God

Create in me a clean heart, O God. Renew a loyal spirit within me. Psalm 51:10 NLT Yesterday we looked at moving closer to God. James talked about purifying the heart. David found himself in a predicament.  He examined his life and took a look at his heart. He was unhappy with the condition of … Continue reading Clean Before God

Move Closer

Come close to God, and God will come close to you. Wash your hands, you sinners; purify your hearts, for your loyalty is divided between God and the world. James 4:8 NLT When you care for someone, you want to keep the individual close. When parents are in a crowd with their small children, they … Continue reading Move Closer

God’s Gift

As Mary and Joseph continued on their journey, Caesar Augustus decreed that everyone should be registered. But you needed to be registered in your own city. Joseph was a descendent of King David so he had to travel to Bethlehem. The journey was long but Joseph would not leave Mary at home alone, he took … Continue reading God’s Gift

Joseph Supports Mary

Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows: After His mother Mary was betrothed to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Spirit.  Matthew 1:18 NKJV What can be more disturbing in the life of a young man that to discover that his future wife is with child and he … Continue reading Joseph Supports Mary