The Name

“‘Father, glorify your name.’ Then a voice came from heaven: ‘I have glorified it, and I will glorify it again.’” John 12:28, ESV Last week I posted a scripture to introduce the direction this blog will be taking for the next couple of weeks (at least). I want us to focus on the glorification of... Continue Reading →

Just In Time

“Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need” Hebrews 4:16 ESV Do you ever feel as though God is just out of reach? Like He’s distant at the times when you really need Him? Or, as comedian... Continue Reading →

A Fresh Look At A New Thing

“Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.” (Isaiah 43:19, ESV) I have heard this verse used a many times since the beginning of my faith walk with Jesus. It was, in my observation,... Continue Reading →

Collard Greens and Jesus

As most parents do, mine encouraged me to try new foods. “You won’t know if you like it if you never try it!” Some things you just know you’re not going to like. Some things you dislike, but you grow into them. I never grew into liver. I remember one evening while in Junior High... Continue Reading →

Gratitude

“This phrase, ‘Yet once more,’ indicates the removal of things that are shaken—that is, things that have been made—in order that the things that cannot be shaken may remain. Therefore let us be grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, and thus let us offer to God acceptable worship, with reverence and awe….”... Continue Reading →

Imprisoned!

"But the Scripture imprisoned everything under sin, so that the promise by faith in Jesus Christ might be given to those who believe. Now before faith came, we were held captive under the law, imprisoned until the coming faith would be revealed. So then, the law was our guardian until Christ came, in order that... Continue Reading →

Passion

“The heart of man plans his way, but the LORD establishes his steps.”  (Proverbs 16:9, ESV) Recently I’ve been encouraged by my Pastor to take a fresh look at my life, to re-evaluate the direction that God may be leading me. As a part of that, I’ve been looking at my passions, things in life—past and... Continue Reading →

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