what could be greater?

Purpose. Such a deep word. Eternity. Too broad for us to understand fully, and yet it is something we can grasp. Fellowship. We all long for it. Put the three together… The only thing that comes to mind is a question. …

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born again

It’s a super “Christianese” phrase. We like to use that term for sayings that those who aren’t Christians might not understand. There’s only one problem though. I’ve asked others what they think of when they hear the phrase and they …

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a little confusion

Today I’ve been preparing for a Worship Department meeting. I’ve been going over my notes and things I want to be sure to cover for tonight, as well as studying for the devotion that begins the meeting. What I went …

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deep affection

For God is my witness, how I long for you all with the affection of Christ Jesus. (Philippians 1:8 NASB)

For the first time I caught this verse amidst all the things Paul was mentioning to the Philippian church. It caught …

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unhindered

And he stayed two full years in his own rented quarters and was welcoming all who came to him, preaching the kingdom of God and teaching concerning the Lord Jesus Christ with all openness, unhindered. (Acts 28:30, 31 NASB)

Have you …

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God-wisdom

Who among you is wise and understanding? Let him show by his good behavior his deeds in the gentleness of wisdom. But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, do not be arrogant and so lie …

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credibility

Have you ever read through a book of the Bible in order to get a better picture of what the author is trying to say? Typically we call that “Reading in context.” It really helps us understand a lot better …

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a nation’s hatred

And all nations will hate you because you are my followers. But everyone who endures to the end will be saved. Mt 10:22 (NLT)

How much influence has Jesus had on your life? Has it gone so far that people hate …

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