July 23, 2017
The One who rules and orchestrates all that takes place in the Kingdom of Heaven has promised to care and provide for us in the here and now! And therefore, Jesus concludes, worrying over the everyday cares of our lives is not necessary.
July 16, 2017
Our planning can be driven by wisdom or it can be driven by worry. Saving for tomorrow and prepping for a crisis can be rooted in complete trust in the Lord and such prudence is laudable. But we can also be motivated by our lack of trust in the Lord.
May 28, 2017
Jesus ascended to heaven 40 days after his resurrection. At that time he was exalted to the right hand of the Father from where he is presently reigning over the earth.
January 15, 2017
Paul instructed Timothy about those holding seats of power: “I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone–for kings and all those in authority…”
May 8, 2016
Following our coming to Christ and prior to the glorious day of Christ’s return, we find ourselves smack-dab in the middle of God’s reconstruction process. Once spiritual orphans sold into slavery, we were found and adopted by the King of kings.
February 28, 2016
Romans 8:32 reiterates the Gospel this way: “He who did not spare His own Son but gave Him up for us all, how will He not also with Him graciously give us all things?” All things? Besides everything achieved by the Cross, we can also be assured God will grant us all things necessary to lovingly and sovereignly get us where He wants us, even conforming us into the likeness of His Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.
December 13, 2015
Is it possible to view interruptions as sovereignly ordained appointments? What if we were to become increasingly more and more comfortable with our Lord interrupting us anytime He wants to?
September 13, 2015
As Saul was on his way to Damascus, he was blinded by a light more resplendent then the noonday sun and Jesus revealed Himself to Saul. His heart caved, the scales fell off, and he would see like never before.
August 30, 2015
From Pentecost on, the Gospel spread rapidly throughout Jerusalem and God affirmed the Good News with signs and wonders. Along with the Apostles, a man named Stephen was being used mightily by God…
July 5, 2015
In Philippians 1:6 Paul writes these words to what may be his favorite church: “And I am sure of this, that He who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.” (ESV) How can we not be bolstered by such promising words?!