Be Like Me Says He

Ephesians 5:1-2 – Therefore be imitators of God as dear children. And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling aroma. When life throws you a curve ball Excruciating pain of the loss of a loved one is an unbearable constant When suffering overwhelms, even…

Relentless Amazing Love

Isaiah 7:14 – Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a Son, and shall call His name Immanuel. Relentless amazing love Brought my Lord and King Maker of all the universe To earth, as mere man, to traverse Only on Calvary’s tree To be crucified, for you and me….

Voice Not Noise

Mark 10:48 (NIV) Many rebuked him and told him to be quiet, but he shouted all the more, “Son of David, have mercy on me!” It seemed like just another day, on that dusty road to Jericho.  The rare traveler, and even rarer alms. Nobody really cared about Bartimaeus. He was just another blind beggar….

From a Place of Love

Deuteronomy 8:5 (NIV) – Know then in your heart that as a man disciplines his son, so the Lord your God disciplines you. Discipline is to punish in order to train. Having now come out of Egypt and the forty long years in the desert, the Israelites have finally arrived in the Promised Land. As they are on…

For This Reason

Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV) – For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. For this reason today I am excited For this reason today I am thrilled to bits That the King of all the universe Has chosen…