“The Son of Man, on the other hand, feasts and drinks, and you say, ‘He’s a glutton and a drunkard, and a friend of tax collectors and other sinners.” Luke 7:34 The friendship that God has given me in Christ is my most cherished friendship. More cherished that my love for my wife, (who happens…Read more God Friended Me
Here is a quote from my grandsons' The Jesus Storybook Bible we gave them for Christmas. "This is how God will rescue the whole world [Jesus says]. My life will break and God's broken world will mend. My heart will tear apart—and your hearts will heal … I won't be with you long. You are…Read more Friending God
Families and friends will gather today to complete the year and ring in a new year. Many will finish the year in prayerful worship. Others will gather with their families around bowls of chili and play games. Still others will go to parties or watch a ball drop on television. Before you begin to celebrate…Read more Complete The Year!
I love Christmas! Of course many people love the season of celebrating Christ's birth. Each year the Christmas season means more to me. When I think about the greatness of God's love for us to become a man, sinless in nature, compassionate and filled with love he bore our sins to the Cross. For the…Read more Our Christmas
This time of the year is always so wonderful for me! It's Christmas! Special worship services, Christmas Eve, families and friends are getting together, parties, giving gifts, and in the middle of it all finding a quiet place by my fireplace early in the morning for quiet reflection and prayer. It's the time when I…Read more This Time of the Year!
“Put on all of God’s armor so that you will be able to stand firm against all strategies of the devil.” (Ephesians 6:11, NLT) Isn't it interesting that the scriptures says the armor is God's armor. Think about that, we stand against the strategies of the devil not in our wisdom or strategies but in…Read more A Final Word: The Armor of God
This week, we finished a Sunday morning series from the book of Ephesians that began in August. The Apostle Paul gives us a soaring look into the glories of God and the revelation of His mysterious plan in Christ. The salvific work of God in Christ leads to peaceful relationships in the Church, marriage, families,…Read more A Final Word, Be Strong in the Lord