Encouragement is Powerful

“But Jesus spoke to them at once. “Don’t be afraid,” he said. “Take courage. I am here!” Matthew 14:27, NLT In this moment of history there are more Christians discouraged than ever. We seem to doubt the very precious promises found in the Bible. Our very best now seems to be the worst we could ever wish for.Continue reading “Encouragement is Powerful”

Let’s Get Loud! [Get Ready for Christmas]

“Today your Savior was born in the town of David. He is Christ, the Lord.12 This is how you will know him: You will find a baby wrapped in pieces of cloth and lying in a feeding box.”  13 Then a very large group of angels from heaven joined the first angel, praising God andContinue reading “Let’s Get Loud! [Get Ready for Christmas]”

Restrain Them: Psalms 141:8-10

8″ I look to you for help, O Sovereign Lord.     You are my refuge; don’t let them kill me. 9 Keep me from the traps they have set for me,     from the snares of those who do wrong. 10 Let the wicked fall into their own nets,     but let me escape.”  Psalms 141:8-10, NLT Spoken like a man whoContinue reading “Restrain Them: Psalms 141:8-10”

I Must Do What He Has Taught Me

“If I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash each other’s feet.” John 13:14, NCV Jesus sets out a lot of things and lays them out on the table.  We gather around to get a closer look.  A significant issue is this deal about  becoming a servant.  It stipulates a certain fact that drives us allContinue reading “I Must Do What He Has Taught Me”