39 And those who passed by blasphemed Him, wagging their heads 40 and saying, “You who destroy the temple and build it in three days, save Yourself! If You are the Son of God, come down from the cross.” Matthew 27:39-40 NKJV 1) Don’t misunderstand what Jesus says. The people thought he was talking about the physical temple building but He was talking about Himself. … Continue reading 3 Thoughts From My Time With God
Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. —James 4:8 There must be action on my part to know God. That action, though from God Himself, requires my obedience and action. I have a response-ability. God doesn’t tell me to do things that I simply can not. He may call me to do things I cannot do apart from Him. But with … Continue reading Draw Near
I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me… —Galatians 2:20 Jesus is not asking me to do anything less than to identify with Him on the cross. When that happens, He will identify Himself through my life. His Spirit comes alive when I willingly lay down my “self”. Daily dying to self is what is … Continue reading Quiet Time Reflections: Galatians 2:20
For quiet time, I often read Utmost For His Highest. Today’s verse was Hebrews 11:6. These are a few of my own thoughts sparked from what I read. Maybe they will help or inspire you as well. Without faith it is impossible to please Him… —Hebrews 11:6 God doesn’t call me to a life of full-blown knowledge but full-fledged faith. Faith doesn’t make sense. Faith … Continue reading Reflections from Quiet Time: Hebrews 11:6
Sometimes when we forget someone, we say “…you know… who?…what’s his face?” I’ve had this happen a lot actually, even with people that I know very well. There are times when the brain just doesn’t work the way it should! But there are a lot of times when I simply don’t recall a person’s name or remember who they are because we have no relationship … Continue reading …You Know… Who?
Meanwhile, Moses was shepherding the flock of his father-in-law Jethro, the priest of Midian. He led the flock to the far side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God. 2 Then the Angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire within a bush. As Moses looked, he saw that the bush was on fire but was not consumed. … Continue reading Devotionals For Leaders: Avoiding Burnout
With it being Halloween, I thought I’d kick off new blog series called New Zombies. I’ve been wanting to write about this for close to a year now. And since “The Walking Dead” had it’s premier on October 31, 2010 (Days Gone By), I thought enough days have gone by for me. Here’s the first installment. Hope it’s helpful and challenging. 4 It was by faith … Continue reading New Zombies: Abel