It’s New

happy new year 01I realize that the Bible says that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun (2 Cor 5:17) but sometimes it just doesn’t feel new. Continue reading

A Little Time Off

bonfireFor over a week I’ve been missing in action from doing a devo. I had two people ask about it. I told both I was on vacation – a time of rest and reflection.
I enjoyed Christmas with family, gatherings with friends, and the birthdays of grandchildren. Continue reading

The Little Boy

0smallbearbirthday2013-6808All right then, the Lord himself will give you the sign. Look! The virgin will conceive a child! She will give birth to a son and will call him Immanuel (which means ‘God is with us’). Isa 7:14

Today is my grandson, Barrett’s, 2nd birthday. Continue reading

I think I’ll think about that!

thinker“My thoughts are nothing like your thoughts,” says the Lord. “And my ways are far beyond anything you could imagine.” Isaiah 55:8

Have you just let your Bible fall open and start reading from wherever it landed?
I did that this morning. Continue reading

Fullest Potential – Lead Others to Christ

potential leadOne day as Jesus was walking along the shore of the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers—Simon, also called Peter, and Andrew—throwing a net into the water, for they fished for a living.
Jesus called out to them, “Come, follow me, and I will show you how to fish for people!” Continue reading

Fullest Potential – Give The Message

potential messageFrom then on Jesus began to preach, “Repent of your sins and turn to God, for the Kingdom of Heaven is near.” Matt 4:17

The next step to reaching your fullest potential in Christ is to give the message. Continue reading

Fullest Potential – Overcome Temptation (3)

potential temptationThe final temptation does not start with “if you are the Son of God.” Perhaps that is well established now and Satan has realized that it is futile to keep pursuing that. Continue reading