The Quick Fix

“Again, the devil took Him (Jesus) to a very high mountain and showed Him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory; and he said to Him, “All these things I will give You, if You fall down and worship me.” Then Jesus said to him, “Go, Satan! For it is written, ‘YOU SHALL […]

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Magnificent Obsession

This is the perfect week to reflect on how much God loves you.  Jesus paid it ALL! Close your eyes and imagine what Jesus went through for you.  The only natural response is to say “thank you” and then to feel compelled to love Him in return. We so easily forget the magnitude and significance […]

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Displaying Christ in a Broken World

“You are the light of the world .  A city set on a hill cannot be hidden; nor does anyone light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house.  Let your light shine before men in such a way that […]

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How to Live “In Christ”

“Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body so that you obey its lusts, and do not go on presenting the members of your body to sin as instruments of unrighteousness; but present yourselves to God as those alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness to God. For sin […]

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Be on the Lookout!

Everyday, everywhere you go, people are searching for answers, so be on the lookout. The story of Zacchaeus is a perfect reminder. Read Luke 19:1-10. Here’s a guy who had all the world had to offer, and yet he was searching for answers.  He knew of Jesus, but he didn’t really know Him, though he […]

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Permission to Act Like a Child

“At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, “Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever […]

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Joyfully Magnify Christ

“You are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God’s own possession, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.”  (1 Peter 2:9) You are a minister of God!  If you have responded to the grace of God […]

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Out of the Overflow

“For out of the overflow of the heart the mouth speaks.” (Matthew 12:34) Your words reveal what’s in your heart and on your mind. Spend 5-10 minutes with someone and you will be able to discern what really matters to them. Try it! In this passage Jesus compared words to fruit on a tree. You […]

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Becoming More Like Christ

The Christian life is one of transformation.  God is changing us to be more like Christ.  Two primary scriptures speak to this truth. The first is Romans 8:29: God has “predestined [His people] to be conformed to the image of His Son.”   Theologian and Rector of All Souls Church in London for many years, John […]

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Even If God Doesn’t

“Ah Lord God! Behold, You have made the heavens and the earth by Your great power and by Your outstretched arm! Nothing is too difficult for You.”        (Jeremiah 32:17) God is like no other god.  He is the one true God and throughout the Bible He proved His divinity and supremacy with […]

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