Nov 28, 2021
Though we may sin, though we may dishonor God with our actions - If we mourn those, if we repent, we have a Father who forgives. From forgiveness comes comfort – as we rest in the presence of God’s forgiveness. Forgiveness produces a boldness to speak the name of Jesus to the world. We can become like David, Peter,...
Nov 21, 2021
"Blessed are the poor in spirit for theirs is the kingdom of heaven." Matthew 5:3. The kingdom of heaven comes wherever God’s will is being done. Wherever we are living according to the will of God. It comes when we live a life of obedient service, a life or placing the teaching of God above oneself. It is a life...
Nov 14, 2021
In the Beatitudes found in Matthew 5, Jesus gives us the roadmap of HOW to live our lives. The beatitudes are armor, they are our compass. They are direct from Jesus, and following them will lead to a life of peace and refreshing even in the midst of the most difficult circumstances.
Nov 7, 2021
Through significant "ups and downs" Joseph stood firm in his relationship with God. This relationship enabled him to remain consistent in difficult and wonderful circumstances. "God is never caught by surprise or unaware of our situation." -Stand Firm, What to do when life knocks you down. Mark Flattery. pg. 209
Oct 30, 2021
Like the podcast of last week on the miracle of Jesus with the woman with the issue of blood, I think if we place ourselves further into the story we become one of the listeners of Jesus, there, on that day. We then become responsible to the words and cannot easily pass over or ignore the message. The message that...