Who is He?

What is God like? Who is this man Jesus? How can we understand the Holy Spirit?

Why is David a Man after God’s Own Heart?

man after God's own heart

King David is called a man after God’s own heart, yet we know he slept with another man’s wife and killed her husband. Why does God honor this man over others?

Marriage Prepares Us for God’s Love

Bride of Christ

We say “the two shall become one flesh” to describe marriage, but this deeply personal love is also used to describe Jesus’ love for His bride, the church. How does marriage prepare us for God’s love?

The Shepherds – the First to See Baby Jesus

first to see baby Jesus

Why did God choose the lowly shepherds as the first to see the baby Jesus? They were the only ones to receive an angelic birth announcement. What can we learn from God’s choice?

What are the Grace of Jesus, Love of God and Fellowship of the Spirit?

What does the Apostle Paul mean when he says the grace of Jesus, the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit? It means we’re loved so deeply that we’re worth dying for. As if that isn’t enough, the Holy Spirit partners with us in doing life together.

What a Friend We Have in Jesus

What a friend we have in Jesus! He cares deeply about our lives and promises to help us with our struggles when we ask Him in prayer. What a privilege to be invited into this relationship. We forfeit peace when we forget to pray about our troubles.

Believing ‘In’ or Believing ‘That’

And if Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile and you are still in your sins. 1 Corinthians 15:17 (NLT) I’ve been exploring the expansion of the church after the New Testament. All the church had to work with were oral accounts of Jesus’ teaching, the Jewish scriptures, Paul’s letters, and the Holy…

Three Small Words

God has saved us. 2 Timothy 1:9 (NIV) We’ve heard it a thousand or more times. God saved us. Or maybe the phrase we’ve heard over and over is ‘God loves us’ and it just seems like the same idea. Let’s consider the meaning of these three small words ‘God saved us’. This statement separates…

They Warned Me It Would Happen

Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign.  Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel. Isaiah 7:14 (ESV) They warned me. They said it would happen. They said I would get so deep in studying the Bible that I would lose my connection with God. They…

Believe Jesus? Or Know Jesus?

If you had really known me, you would know who my Father is. John 14:7 (NLT) My summer was crazy exciting, but I strayed from blogging. The fall routine has arrived and I’m bursting with inspirational thoughts! I don’t know where to begin so I’ll start with Jesus. I love Jesus and I came to…

Good News!

This letter is from Paul, a slave of Christ Jesus, chosen by God to be an apostle and sent out to preach his Good News. God promised this Good News long ago through his prophets in the holy Scriptures. The Good News is about his Son. In his earthly life he was born into King…

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