JESUS IS RISEN! HE IS RISEN, INDEED! Let’ s read about, and celebrate, the resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ! Alleluia! Let us worship our King! Today’s scriptures: Luke 24
LUKE 23 Jesus suffered the most horrific death; a death that was plotted by man. But He still had compassion for those putting Him to death and He prayed for their forgiveness. As we read today’s scripture, let’s try to understand what Jesus went through. Let’s try to understand what Jesus went through just for… Read More Jesus Christ is Crucified: Day 6 of Holy Week reading plan
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
“He must increase, but I must decrease.” – John 3:30 This is one of my favorite scriptures in the Bible. It is a few words, powerful words, spoken by a humble friend and servant of Jesus. John the Baptist was different than most in appearance and habits. But he was also somewhat different from many… Read More The Messenger
In the book of James, he says WHEN we face trials, not IF we face trials. in other words, we will face trials. We all have endured trials. Some if us are enduring trials right now. And we will all have trials again. When we do face trials, James says we should count it all… Read More Counting it all JOY
Have you ever heard someone say “I’m not feeling very grateful today”? I think we’ve all felt that way at one time or another. Our attitudes of gratitude should not be dictated by our moods or circumstances. We need to periodically check our attitudes. It is easy to fall prey to Satan and be consumed… Read More How is Your Attitude?
The greatest story is about the life of Jesus Christ: the perfect human and our perfect Savior. December is a perfect time to revisit His story and share it with others. And the gospel of Luke is the perfect place to start, as it opens with the anticipation and birth of Jesus and ends with… Read More The Greatest Story
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