For Others Sake – An Opportunity To Bless

For Others Sake – An Opportunity To Bless

Lead me … unto Thy way, the way everlasting. For Jesus’ sake; aye for man’s sake too. ~ S.D. Gordon*   Anytime we strive to be more transparent before God, to be more Christ-like, to follow God’s path, we invite God’s blessings, and experience His pleasure. But...
The Powerful Meaning Of The Presence Of God

The Powerful Meaning Of The Presence Of God

A friend who knows my passion for baking bread gave me a year long devotional titled Fresh Bread: And Other Gifts of Spiritual Nourishmentby Joyce Rupp. Within days of beginning to read it, the question, “What does the God’s presence in our life mean to us?”...
Absolutely Free: God’s Way Of Modeling Love

Absolutely Free: God’s Way Of Modeling Love

Performance. Competition. Execution. In the western culture, we are constantly being judged. Schooling requires constant testing and grading. Work requires specific performance standards be met. Competition is an integral part of sports, whether attempting to best...
One Man’s Death Ensured Life For Billions

One Man’s Death Ensured Life For Billions

The guilty verdict to a crime Jesus did not commit and the resulting punishment that took this one man’s life is the focus of Good Friday. As believers we understand that Jesus’ death was a part of God’s redemptive plan for humanity. Death was not an unwilling...
Blissful Truth About The Lover Of Our Souls

Blissful Truth About The Lover Of Our Souls

Without warning, a bomb exploded on KAL flight #858 killing all 115 souls on board. It didn’t take long for authorities to trace and arrest the agents who had placed the bomb. Both attempted suicide by biting down on cyanide pills. One agent succeeded, while the other...
It’s Absolutely True: You Are Really Loved By God

It’s Absolutely True: You Are Really Loved By God

Years ago I sat down on the couch to have a quiet time. Tov, my loveable dog, immediately hopped up, walked over and made himself at home on my lap. Full of expectation, he gently poked his nose into my hand, then sat contently as I stroked the back of his head....