Monthly Archives: April 2016

You are invited!

The root of my joy is Jesus. He can be your joy, too. Independent of your background, your family, your mistakes, or your failures, you are invited! Jesus already loves you; you just need to invite him into your life. … Continue reading

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The opposite of fear

…is trust. The fear of human opinion disables; trusting in GOD protects you from that. (Proverbs 29:25 MSG)

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That second rooster crow

All four Gospels tell about Peter’s denial of Jesus on the night preceding the crucifixion. You may know the story already. In short, Jesus predicts Peter’s three denials, Peter insists he will never disown Jesus, and then he promptly does it anyway. … Continue reading

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This will let you relax

I often unconsciously spend me day trying to protect myself. Do you ever get exhausted by self-protection? Here’s the antidote — you can now relax. You who sit down in the High God’s presence, spend the night in Shaddai’s shadow, … Continue reading

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Is this who you expected?

Isaiah was a prophet who predicted the coming of the Messiah, the savior of God’s people. His description, though, was not what the people expected. How do you view Jesus? Do you see him as you want or as he is? The … Continue reading

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The second healing

One of my favorite aspects of Jesus’ healing miracles is that they are not all the same. Sometimes he speaks, sometimes he touches, other times he commands. It is comforting that his miracles are not “one size fits all”. To me, this demonstrates that … Continue reading

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Why the pigs?

I truly enjoy studying Mark 5 and Jesus’ interaction with the man called Legion from Gerasenes. Here’s the passage. They went across the lake to the region of the Gerasenes. 2 When Jesus got out of the boat, a man with an … Continue reading

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