Jesus is Our Centerpiece

The Gospel of John describes a wonderful image of the vineyard--- branches and vine. This illustrates our relationship with Jesus.  We must abide and remain in him to be fruitful.  He is the vine, and we, we are merely the branches. He is the sole source of everything. Notice the clear implications of John 15. (Come … Continue reading Jesus is Our Centerpiece

Evaluating Jesus Truly, [CS Lewis]

"The Difference Jesus Makes,"  from C.S. Lewis What are we to make of Jesus Christ? This question…has, in a sense, a frantically comic side. For the real reason is not what are we to make of Christ, but what is He to make of us? The picture of a fly sitting deciding what it is to … Continue reading Evaluating Jesus Truly, [CS Lewis]

The Ransom Note

"We collapse in the dust,     lying face down in the dirt. 26 Rise up! Help us!     Ransom us because of your unfailing love." Psalm 44:25-26, NLT "For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others and to give his life as a ransom for many.” Mark 10:45 "God chose him … Continue reading The Ransom Note

Tiny Little Giftlets

  He was created of a mother whom He created. He was carried by hands that He formed. He cried in the manger in wordless infancy, He the Word, without whom all human eloquence is mute.    --Augustine There were many who saw the babe, but did not see the salvation.    --Author Unknown For the Christ-child … Continue reading Tiny Little Giftlets