When Jesus rose from the dead He didn’t appear first to Caesar or the High Priests. He didn’t give the most holy and religious the reward of seeing Him first. He appeared to Mary Magdalene. A women follower out of whom He had cast seven demons. A woman who had suffered from seven major complaints.Continue reading “What was Jesus like? part two”
Who would you die for? The chances are that if you’re a normal person you might choose to die for someone you love if the circumstance ever arose. In the split second that you see the car heading towards the young child you might risk your life to save them. Given the time to thinkContinue reading “What was Jesus like? part one”
Life won’t always go to plan, your plan, that is. You will have incredible highs and significant lows in your life, but you have a great constant through it. God is your rock, your anchor in a storm. He is the same at all times; He NEVER changes. When your plans go wrong, His plansContinue reading “Hold On”
Give your tomorrows to God, and He will give to brighter todays.
Today, I choose to set my thoughts on the things of God. I choose to refrain from worry, from doubt, from unhelpful thoughts, and instead, I choose to focus on those things that are good, pure, noble, and lovely. Help me, Lord, as I keep every thought captive to you. Please teach me how toContinue reading “Today”
It is easy to feel helpless when things around you fall apart. When illness strikes, and you don’t have the ability to cure it; when friends hurt, and you can’t take the pain away; when terrorists attack, and there is nothing you can do. We are, for the most part, helpless, but God is not.Continue reading “He is in Control”
Set apart from the chaos of the world lies our future. We must continue to remember that we were created for greater things than this. This earth is not our home; we are but passing through. We will soon move on to a brighter future where fear, pain, worry, terror, strife, disappointment, and frustration willContinue reading “Created for Greater Things”
Death cannot separate you from God, and neither can debt, depression, divorce, disease, demons, doubt, drudgery, or despair. Nothing can stop God from loving you. No matter what you have done, God loves you with a perfect love that will never cease or change no matter how you feel.
Sometimes we just need to stop. We need to remind ourselves that we are not made up of what we do but of who we are in Christ. We need to remind ourselves that we are loved, forgiven, saved, valued, and wanted. That all this comes unconditionally and can’t be bought or earned. Amidst allContinue reading “Stop”
God is our refuge, but we need to run to Him. He is our strong tower, but He won’t protect us if we don’t seek out His strong walls and safe rooms. Like a majestic eagle, He will shelter us under the protection of His wings, but we need to draw near. God’s job isContinue reading “Seek Him Out”