LUKE 22 In today’s scripture, Luke tells us about the chief priests and captains plotting to kill Jesus; the Last Supper; Jesus’ betrayal and Jesus’ arrest. As we read this chapter let’s consider how Jesus must have been feeling knowing he would be facing death the next day. Also,Jesus had told the disciples what was… Read More Jesus at the Last Supper: Day 5 of Holy Week reading plan
Today is Palm Sunday. This is the day we celebrate Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem as the King of Kings. Jesus had just finished travelling around teaching and healing. Jesus knew his ministry was almost over; Jesus told his disciple he would be put to death, but he would rIse again in three days. Now, it… Read More The King
Sunshine. Friends. Games. Picnic. It was a perfect summer day for outside fun and a cookout! What a great idea! Everyone was invited. Except me. But that is nothing new. I was not a popular kid growing up and I haven’t been a popular grown up. Maybe I should say, I have never been a… Read More Left Out or Left Behind?
Ridicule. Slander. Harassment. Contempt. Mockery. These are just a few of the deep cuts a servant’s heart can experience while serving God and others. Not everyone is going to celebrate what we are called by God to do for the expansion of His kingdom. And that is okay. Our suffering is nothing compared to how… Read More Boldness for Him
GOOD MORNING! SMILE! God loves YOU! And that IS something to smile about! He gave YOU this beautiful Monday! God sent His son, Jesus to save YOU from sin and death! Yes, indeed, God loves YOU! Through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, a spiritual re-birth and eternal life can be ours. But we… Read More Who are You Walking With?
The last line of the beloved hymn “When I survey the Cross” by Isaac Watts, sums up our purpose: “Love so amazing, so divine, demands my soul, My life, my all.” We are called by God to offer ourselves to Him as living sacrifices – not conforming to worldly desires but to devote all our… Read More Living for Him
Have you ever daydreamed of being part of something global, something for a good cause, something with a purpose? Well, if you have accepted Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior, you ARE part of something big! It is something larger than our minds can fully comprehend without faith through the Holy Spirit. The Kingdom… Read More We Have a Big Job to Do
A friend and I were discussing recently how our culture has become conditioned to accept every thing we see as ‘okay’. But, is it? The things man defines as okay are not always the things God says are okay. Sadly, Christians sometimes become lazy in their filtration of good versus evil. Jesus said, we would… Read More Looks Can Be Deceiving
One of my prayers for today is for those who do not know our Savior. They are missing the complete joy and peace only found through Jesus Christ!! I pray that HIS light will shine through my sisters and brothers in Christ and myself, showing them the way to accept HIS saving love and grace.… Read More Let your Light Shine!