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Look for the sacrifice. An act of the will will be involved. It will be an abiding affection, delight and commitment by the one expressing it.
If you could listen to others describe you, do you think they would say that you are ‘humble’? We live in a culture that places a higher value on personality over humility.
The devotional below was distilled from Psalm 148:1 and Proverbs 16.
It’s been a little over two months since my father died of pancreatic cancer. The images of his suffering haunt me. I tried to ease his pain but found myself to be helpless. I’m left with a broken heart. But, not one tear is wasted. One thing I know. God is near the brokenhearted.
In all manner of life, there come opportunities. Whether in love, life or death; life has all manner of tides. Make the most of life
"The sun darkening at noon is a fit accompaniment of the death of Jesus. Is it not?" - C.H. Spurgeon 1896 (Three Hours of Darkness) Every Good Friday, I attempt to explore the agony of the Cross of Christ. It is a wonder beyond comprehension. Read of it in the Gospels...
This message is for those who have placed their trust in Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord; aka believers, Christ-followers, (authentic Christians), those who make up the body of Christ, the Church. If you are not in this group, what I’m going to say does not apply to...
Ultimate beauty and splendor find their source in God’s holiness. The finite mind cannot fully comprehend that which is infinite.
Love is an exercise for your heart. Love changes everything about you.
The true Christian is utterly and totally dependent on the power of the Holy Spirit that indwells us at the moment of Salvation. Any attempt to manufacture righteousness apart from the Spirit is futile.
Instead of our normal Bible reading and story, I took a detour and told my kids to grab their sleeping bags. Let’s learn about God’s protection
His still small voice says to us, “I am with you. I am right here. I love you.” It is our Father’s voice.