My Pretend Jesus [Reality]

Question. Is the real you, touching the “real Jesus?” For some time now, I am asking myself this simple question. I’ve had some convicting  moments as I swirled this question around in my heart. There is no condemnation in this; believe me– it’s just a question (But I think it has pretenses of being more.) First,Continue reading “My Pretend Jesus [Reality]”

Get Away From Me

 “And the crowd began pleading with Jesus to go away and leave them alone.”             Mark 5:17 This has to be one of the saddest verses in the whole of scripture.  Yet, it is so true today.  People refuse the only presence of him who can save and deliver.  The veryContinue reading “Get Away From Me”

Those Joyful Christians

“You satisfy me more than the richest feast.     I will praise you with songs of joy.” Psalm 63:5, (NLT) “To be truly happy– a man must have sources of gladness which are not dependent on anything in this world.” J.C. Ryle The defining hallmark of vital Christianity has to be joy. It is truly whatContinue reading “Those Joyful Christians”

Concealed Wounds

“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. 15 Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house.“ Matthew 5:14-15, ESV But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, kindness,Continue reading “Concealed Wounds”