He’s Everything to Me

As a Living Sacrifice Romans 12:1 ESV “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.” Believing in Jesus Christ is not some decision we make once in our lives to receive Jesus Christ into … Continue reading He’s Everything to Me

By the Mercies of God

Romans 12:1 ESV “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.” Is music a part of our worship of God? Certainly, it is! But is it the totality of our worship? Absolutely not! Can … Continue reading By the Mercies of God

Giving it All to Him

I Know Your Works Revelation 2:1-3 ESV “To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: ‘The words of him who holds the seven stars in his right hand, who walks among the seven golden lampstands. “‘I know your works, your toil and your patient endurance, and how you cannot bear with those who are … Continue reading Giving it All to Him

He Requires More than Words

There is a secular song called “More Than Words” (1991) that has been a running theme in many of the recent devotions the Lord has been giving me to write. So, I thought I would share some of the lyrics here with you: Saying I love you Is not the words I want to hear … Continue reading He Requires More than Words

They Will Think Us Peculiar

Romans 12:1 ESV “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.” When you think of worship, what comes to mind? When I hear other Christians speak of worship of God, primarily what I hear … Continue reading They Will Think Us Peculiar

You’re Standing Firm? Be Careful!

Psalms 95:6-7 NIV “Come, let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the Lord our Maker; for he is our God and we are the people of his pasture, the flock under his care.” When I think of us worshipping our Lord, what always comes to mind is this: “Therefore, I urge you, … Continue reading You’re Standing Firm? Be Careful!

Surrendered to God

Romans 12:1 ESV “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.” Surrender As followers of Jesus Christ, our lives are to be surrendered to our Lord unequivocally. There is not to be “wiggle room” … Continue reading Surrendered to God

Before It’s Too Late

Romans 12:1 ESV “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.” When you think of worship of God, what comes to mind immediately? In America, the response I often get is this image of … Continue reading Before It’s Too Late

Freely Offered

King David had it in his heart to build a house for the Lord, but God told him that he would not be the one to build the house of the Lord, but his son Solomon would, instead. And, what strikes me now as I read this story again is that Jesus Christ, who is … Continue reading Freely Offered