Jesus isn't on vacation, He's gearing up to take evil by storm. The holdup is us. "The Lord is not slow about His promise, as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing for any to perish but for all to come to repentance." -2 Peter 3:9
Jesus never abandons His flock. He is the faithful Shepherd. God's Holy Spirit is within you. “I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you." - John 14:18
Although we live in a big, scary world with big, scary things happening all around us like anti-Christianity in the public arena, forced worldwide secularism down to a personal level, and governments turning on people as the devil prowls about - WE DON'T HAVE TO BE AFRAID! God is with ...
Jesus tells us that His sheep know and follow Him always, and nothing, no one, not a single thing - living, dead, eternal or otherwise - can take His sheep from Him. A sheep depends on it's shepherd for guidance, protection and life. Followers of Jesus do the same. Do ...
Yea, your Christian walk is tough. Sure, your life isn't roses and lollipops. You aren't a millionaire. But, you know what, Jesus wasn't rich or beloved on earth either! He suffered for us, so now we must suffer a little for Him. Can we have a great life though? Yep. ...
Words can be flowers or daggers, bringing joy or pain. Thing is, the words flow out just as easy either way. The trick is to think before we speak, using wisdom in all instances. Let your words heal, not harm. "There is one who speaks rashly like the thrusts of ...
Honor your parents, and you will be rewarded with long life. The only commandment with a gift attached - this must mean something. Honoring and respecting your parents must be a big deal to God, right? They have experience, they have wisdom, we, as the subordinate in the relationship should ...
Jesus was there at the beginning of it all - which was arguably "infinitely always" since God is eternal without beginning or end. Back then, Jesus was known as the Word. Through, by and for Him everything exists. Whether someone acknowledges this or not is irrelevant to the fact that ...
Are you longing for a relationship with God? Are you yearning to know Jesus and His ways better? If so, your desires will be given to you. Your quest for righteousness will be rewarded with that righteousness. But, if you're okay with being the world's (consistently unhappy) slave and don't ...
Ever play the game where you search for something and someone else tells you whether you're "hot" or "cold" depending on how close you get to it? Well, your faith walk probably looks a lot like that game. When you get out of church on Sunday, you're on fire for ...