Reprint of a column from the Baptist Voice in honor of the birthday of this saint who shows us the way of Christ! It was our joy to see Dave & Terri on our NY trip this year. They both press on in the face of Parkinsons–bringing great glory to God. Love to you both, … More Seeing God’s Glory in Parkinson’s Disease
“But we’re only human…” For one who has accepted Christ as Savior, that statement–usually offered as an excuse for sin–is a powerful example of a half-truth being a whole lie. The foundation of the Christian life is that our flesh is crucified and our life is in Christ. “But we’re only human…” has the sound … More We’re only human
We know the story. A dozen spies were sent into the Promised Land to check out what God had promised to give the Israelites. Five-sixths (almost 85%) of the spies choked…they couldn’t believe the promise. We are called to be different! The majority chose fear over faith and brought a negative report back to the people. Anything not of faith … More Faith Delivers. Fear Kills.
Do you know the one who melts stubborness, turns mourning into joy and captures our captors? … More Knowing the King
Battles in life are a sure thing. Those battles are our individual, unique opportunities to enjoy the victory of Christ personally. Each of us has victories to give back to Jesus that only we can give to Him! Isn’t it exciting to think of giving Jesus Christ a special gift?! Unveiling God in the details … More Turning Life’s Battles into Victories
The incomprehensible truth of the leader of angels accepting the vulnerability and limitations of a helpless human infant awes my mind! He’s MY leader…and yours if you wish! … More Confidence in the Battles of Life
Just a short note this morning from the hope I found in Scripture this morning. Hope in the Bible means confident expectation for good. The struggle in your face? God’s got it. Just like Joseph, we need to remember that evil is turned upside down in God’s hands! (Genesis 50) Our task? Respond … More Struggles? Concerns? HOPE!
There is a silly picture that keeps popping up in my mind. I see a young fruit tree curling its toes (I mean, roots) and pushing with all its might. Its face is scrunched and holding its breath, the tree mutters, “COME ON, FRUIT! POP already. I’m trying as hard as I can.” On either … More Whose fruit?
…as Christians we march in a victory parade under the Banner of Christ! The banner of scripture is a reminder of God’s love, His truth and ultimately, His victory. All other flags and banners hang limp in its glorious presence!…The banner is a gift God gives us that we can raise to call the world He loves so much to come into His purposes. … More Jesus, Our Victory Banner
Sometimes stating the obvious really does help. We see what we look at. If we spend our time looking at the things we stress over or hate–that is all we see! That does not lead to victorious living. Look to Jesus! After the Israelites defeated the Amalekites, Moses built an altar to Jehovah Nissi. The Lord, … More Glimpsing God: Banner that leads to victory