Stagnant Mud Puddles

John 13:34-35 ESV “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” Comprehending Love What is love? Understanding what Jesus meant … Continue reading Stagnant Mud Puddles

Teach Me, Lord, Your Ways

Psalm 25:4-5 ESV “Make me to know your ways, O Lord; teach me your paths. Lead me in your truth and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all the day long.” Never Rock the Boat? Why is it important that we know the ways of the Lord? … Continue reading Teach Me, Lord, Your Ways

“The Shack” Review

I admit that I have not personally read the book "The Shack," nor have I seen the movie by the same name, and I don't intend to, so this review is not mine. But, ever since the book came out in 2007, I believe it was, I have heard many people talking about the book, … Continue reading “The Shack” Review

Live For Jesus

Tossed To and Fro Ephesians 4:11-16 ESV “And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, … Continue reading Live For Jesus

The Challenger

Grumbling and Disputing Philippians 2:14 ESV “Do all things without grumbling or disputing…” There is a massive “dispute” going on right now within the church over the gospel of our salvation. For there is a challenger which and who is standing in opposition to the Lord’s true gospel of grace. Primarily or foundationally the challenger … Continue reading The Challenger

Exchanging Truth for a Lie

This appears to be the third in a series of devotions the Lord Jesus is giving me on the subject of feelings vs. faith, and feelings vs. love for God and for others. “Since, then, we know what it is to fear the Lord, we try to persuade others. What we are is plain to … Continue reading Exchanging Truth for a Lie

Called of God

Some of what I am going to share with you here will be in the form of testimony to God’s grace in my own life, but the principles that are being spoken of here apply to all those who follow Jesus Christ with their lives. “We give thanks to God always for all of you, … Continue reading Called of God