In every community there are days when the people celebrate. You see, they are united by their shared experiences. Barbara Coloroso said, “There is something profoundly satisfying about sharing a meal. Eating together, breaking bread together, is one of the oldest and most fundamentally unifying of human experiences. Some shared experiences are remembered with joy … Continue reading Understand Your Season
Peace: When Billows Roll
Just about everything and every activity has a story. If you reflect on how you met your spouse, there is a story; the house you purchased, there is a story; the job where you work, there is a story. There is a story even for what you had for dinner tonight. So the story behind … Continue reading Peace: When Billows Roll
Freedom in Christ
In every heart and life there is a desire for freedom. Some people are struggling to gain political freedom because they have been under the control of another group for too long. History tells the struggles and triumph of people who were successful against their oppressors. Is political freedom the only freedom that is needed … Continue reading Freedom in Christ
Down, But Not Out!
The next day, the news that Jesus was on the way to Jerusalem swept through the city. A large crowd of Passover visitors took palm branches and went down the road to meet him. They shouted, “Praise God! Blessings on the one who comes in the name of the Lord! Hail to the King of … Continue reading Down, But Not Out!
The stone that the builders rejected has now become the cornerstone. Psalm 118:18 NLT There is a popular theme in movies to have the main character rejected in the beginning. He or she has been discredited in their professional community because they developed a system that the experts in their field considered useless. So it results … Continue reading The Cornerstone
Listen on Spotify “Come, let us return to the Lord. He has torn us to pieces; now he will heal us. He has injured us; now he will bandage our wounds. In just a short time he will restore us, so that we may live in his presence. Hosea 6:1-2 NLT. The nation was in turmoil and there was … Continue reading Homecoming!
Every Step Matters
The godly may trip seven times, but they will get up again. Proverbs 24:16 NLT Many people believe that when you walk with God, everything goes well. The opposite is true; when you walk with God things go wrong many times. The writer of Proverbs state that the godly may trip seven times. What happens … Continue reading Every Step Matters
The Lord, My Helper
Though you are a lowly worm, O Jacob, don’t be afraid, people of Israel, for I will help you. I am the Lord, your Redeemer. I am the Holy One of Israel.’ Isaiah 41:14 NLT There are many situations and circumstances in life that can make you feel small and insignificant. There are many creatures in nature that … Continue reading The Lord, My Helper
He Gives Benefits
Surely your goodness and unfailing love will pursue me all the days of my life, and I will live in the house of the Lord forever. Psalm 23:6 NLT When you watch a movie, there are surprises at the end. Sometimes the end is predictable and other times, the ending is unexpected. So this Psalm has a … Continue reading He Gives Benefits
When You Pray
Now therefore, behold, the cry of the children of Israel has come to Me, and I have also seen the oppression with which the Egyptians oppress them. Come now, therefore, and I will send you to Pharaoh that you may bring My people, the children of Israel, out of Egypt.” Exodus 3:9-10 NKJV What do … Continue reading When You Pray