“Mary therefore took a pound of expensive ointment made from pure nard, and anointed the feet of Jesus and wiped his feet with her hair. The house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume.” John 12:3 ESV https://www.bible.com/59/jhn.12.3.esv Mary did an act of love and the scent of it filled the room. It was a beautiful thing she did unto the Lord and others … Continue reading What’s in your wake?
“Now among those who went up to worship at the feast were some Greeks. So these came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, and asked him, “Sir, we wish to see Jesus.” Philip went and told Andrew; Andrew and Philip went and told Jesus.” John 12:20-22 ESV https://www.bible.com/59/jhn.12.20-22.esv As we live it is important to remember that the focus isn’t on ourselves; it’s … Continue reading Links
And the Lord said, “Shall I hide from Abraham what I am doing, Genesis 18:17 What would it be like to be so close to God to just be doing His will? How often do we come to God wondering what His Will is to us? Yet in this passage we can see that God isn’t trying to hide anything from Abraham. How awesome it is to … Continue reading Being God’s Friend
“By faith Abraham obeyed when he was called to go out to a place that he was to receive as an inheritance. And he went out, not knowing where he was going.” Hebrews 11:8 ESV https://www.bible.com/59/heb.11.8.esv Abraham was called to leave his family and country. Everything he was comfortable with he chose to leave behind to follow the call of God. This alone could be … Continue reading Going Not Knowing
“So whether we are at home or away, we make it our aim to please him.” 2 Corinthians 5:9 ESV https://www.bible.com/59/2co.5.9.esv A simple glance back can cost a runner the race. A distraction by a cell phone can cause a driver to wreck and possibly cost lives. We all know the importance of staying focused. Yet when it comes to remaining as focused on the … Continue reading The Main Thing
“For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may receive what is due for what he has done in the body, whether good or evil.” 2 Corinthians 5:10 ESV https://www.bible.com/59/2co.5.10.esv The fact that each of us will have to stand and give an account to God for our lives is a sobering reality. Knowing that every little detail … Continue reading Judgment Calls
“And they were on the road, going up to Jerusalem, and Jesus was walking ahead of them. And they were amazed, and those who followed were afraid. And taking the twelve again, he began to tell them what was to happen to him, saying, “See, we are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be delivered over to the chief priests and … Continue reading The Discipline of Dying to Self