“He will tell you how you and everyone in your household can be saved!’” (Acts 11:14, NLT) For the apostles and the early church it was an amazing shock that God's Unlimited Love extended beyond the cultural boundaries of the Jewish Church. “The Jewish believers who came with Peter were amazed that the gift of the…Read more God’s Unlimited Love
I have loved traveling and seeing our beautiful planet. The wildlife I have observed first hand, as a child existed only on the pages of National Geographic and my science books. The wonderful people and sometimes not so wonderful people I've met traveling have made my journeys even more adventuresome. One night a band of…Read more Monday Meditations
Purify my heart; Let me be as gold and precious silver Purify my heart; Let me be as gold, pure gold. Refiner’s fire. My heart’s one desire Is to be holy; Set apart for you, Lord I choose to be holy; Set apart for you Lord ….Ready to do your will Refiner’s Fire by Doerksen I long for…Read more Purify My Heart
To the Ancients, Friendship seemed the happiest and most fully human of all loves; the crown of life and the school of virtue. (C. S. Lewis, The Four Loves) Friends love through all kinds of weather, and families stick together in all kinds of trouble. (Proverbs 17:17, Message) A few moments ago I had an…Read more Friendship
Questioned about what the greatest commandment was Jesus, quoted the Leviticus 6:5 and immediately followed up with these words from Leviticus 19:8, “The second is equally important: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ No other commandment is greater than these.”” (Mark 12:31, NLT) We must love our neighbors if we are going to love God! The will,…Read more Love Your Neighbor
Jesus said, "When you pray, say: Father..." Luke 11:2 My grandson and I were eating pancakes together when he looked at me and said, "Papa, will you buy me a helicopter?" Thinking he meant a toy that we could buy in the gift shop of the restaurant, we'd look after breakfast. He waves his hands…Read more Praying Confidently and Childlike
“And so I tell you, keep on asking, and you will receive what you ask for. Keep on seeking, and you will find. Keep on knocking, and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks, receives. Everyone who seeks, finds. And to everyone who knocks, the door will be opened ... how…Read more Prayer Changes Me!