Joy | Where’s Your Found

Was just thinking the today about sources of Joy. Where is it that we all find our joy. Today as I look around I find it the saddest thing, that if you actually slowed down enough to look at people, you don’t see many smiles. Neutral, or even pout...

Christlikeness | Your Responsibility to DISPLAY

The power for a Christlike character comes from Christ. But the responsibility for developing and displaying that character is ours”1 Once developed, your Christlike character must be seen. First thing to consider here is, that if your character has truly been developed to be more like Christ, it will...

Psalm 63

A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah. O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you, as in a dry and weary land where there is no water. So I have looked upon...

Christlikeness | Your Responsibility to DEVELOP

The power for a Christlike character comes from Christ. But the responsibility for developing and displaying that character is ours”1 I’m glad to know that me becoming Christlike is driven by His power, the same power that made lame men walk, blind men see and healed lepers. Because reality...

Personal Cross

How personal is the Cross to you? I’m not talking about the one you wear around your neck or hang on the wall. Not just a symbol or two pieces of wood either, but the Cross at Calvary, the act. I often sit and wonder at the Cross, think about the awesomeness...

Unworthy

For one will scarcely die for a righteous person—though perhaps for a good person one would dare even to die”¹ What a profound statement that can so easily be read over. Go back and read it slowly, let it sink in. It says that is is extremely rare to...

Resurrection

The Cross of Christ was simply amazing, it fully satisfied the wrath of God, the holy curse against sin was completely absorbed, Christ fulfill His obedience to the fullest and the price of our forgiveness was totally paid! I think amazing is such a small word to describe all that. But…Without the resurrection...

An Example – tempted|victorious

We have been given an example, One who is Spirit led. One who is completely submitted to the things of God the Father. Deep in His heart the Scriptures are written, spoken and shown true. As He fasts, He stands firm in the weakness of every sort. While hunger,...

His Cross | a pleasing aroma

He chose it. The Cross. He chose. To be ashamed He chose. To be tortured To feel lonely, abandoned and forsaken. To take the weight, all of it, not just what His body could take. But more. To be the Lamb and have His blood pour out, literally. To...

This Love | Substitute

I dont know how often you think about the Cross of Christ. But as I thought about it this week, about how it should have been me yet Christ was literally a substitute in my place I had to stop and truly consider that. The thing is, often we...