14 The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. 15 (John testified concerning him. He cried out, saying, “This is the one I spoke about when I said, ‘He who comes after me has surpassed me … Continue reading Daily Prayer – 21 October
what does it looks like to live as one who is free in Christ? It is not a freedom to do whatever feels good. It is not a freedom to simply indulge in trying to satisfy all our sinful desires. True salvation — and freedom from the Old Testament laws — is freedom from being … Continue reading Dance with the Spirit!
With a frequency that is amazing, the Bible affirms the fact of the bodily resurrection of Christ. 9 For this very reason, Christ died and returned to life so that he might be the Lord of both the dead and the living. Romans 14: 9 Perhaps the most direct of all its statements is Luke’s account in … Continue reading Life-changing power!
Follow what is good, pleasant, honourable, trustworthy and without reproach — Choose to follow Christ, the Great Shepherd. He is our Saviour. He is our Redeemer. He is our King. There is no one like Him — in Heaven or on Earth. Surrender your heart to Him. 11 “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down … Continue reading Follow what is Good!
Have you ever watched kids running around with a glass jar trying to catch fireflies? It looks like fun to watch them glowing. They make “holes" in the darkness. Cockroaches, on the other hand, hide in cold and dark places and only come out looking for food. Similarly, God calls us to be hot Christians, … Continue reading Fellowship – Hot or Cold?
An act of sacrificial love is to love right, sincerely and in truth. This is the kind of love we are urged to pursue. The kind of love that flows from the heart comes from those who are Christ-centered, rooted in Christ as our vine, a born-again Christian whose fruit is evidence by the way … Continue reading Fellowship – a Clear Conscience is a Blessing
Today's passage of Scripture, John is telling us how to go about sacrificial love. 19 This is how we know that we belong to the truth and how we set our hearts at rest in his presence: 20 If our hearts condemn us, we know that God is greater than our hearts, and he knows everything. 21 Dear friends, if our … Continue reading Fellowship – Just Do It!
I am overwhelmed by the passage of scripture in this post today. The passage is so profound. Open your heart and allow the Holy Spirit to speak to you through this passage. We know how sin stops us from being who we really are – and that is children of God! Sin also shackles our … Continue reading Fellowship – The sweetness of Life
He takes all our sins, faults, weaknesses, and failures, and gives us His ability, His righteousness, and His strength. He takes our diseases and sicknesses and gives us His healing and health. He takes our messed-up, failure-filled past and gives us forgiveness and hope of a bright future. "All of us have become like one … Continue reading On our own we are nothing
If you plant a fruit tree, let's say an orange tree, you will expect oranges to grow. An orange tree will not produce pears. It is not part of the orange tree's nature to produce a different fruit. This is a good way to imagine how the natural is a resemblance of the Spiritual. Just … Continue reading Roots and Fruits – the Child of the Devil