May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus, that together you may with one voice glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. Therefore welcome one another as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God.Romans 15:5-7 ESV … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: My Heart Breaks
Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord's people. Ephesians 6:17-18 NIV “Yeh! I looked. I looked. … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: The Time is NOW!
Since you have been raised to new life with Christ, set your sights on the realities of heaven, where Christ sits in the place of honor at God’s right hand. Think about the things of heaven, not the things of earth.Colossians 3:1-2 NLT I think most of us are ready to put 2020 in the … Continue reading A Few Words for 2021
There will be a great cry throughout the whole land of Egypt, such as there has never been, nor ever will be again. But against any of the Israelites not even a dog will bark against either people or animals, so that you may know that the LORD distinguishes between Egypt and Israel.’ Exodus 11:6-7 … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Livin’ in Goshen
And so, from the day we heard, we have not ceased to pray for you, asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so as to walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him: bearing fruit in every good work and … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Time to Pray!
"4 In the human body there are many parts and organs, each with a unique function. 5 And so it is in the body of Christ. For though we are many, we've all been mingled into one body in Christ. This means that we are all vitally joined to one another, with each contributing to … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Use it or Lose It
A few days ago, my wife and I were watching television news. As we cringed at another video of “protestors” screaming and gesticulating in the face of police officers, we were struck by the hatred that spewed out. Unreasoning, shrieking, and red-faced, the black-clad young people seemed to be driven by some dark force beyond … Continue reading Verbal Vitriol? That’s Unacceptable!
Word for the Day: All things to all men. This has been very difficult to write. I watch the videos of cities being burned, property being destroyed, and the police being vilified, and my flesh wants to fight back. On the other hand, when I hear the phrase “Black lives matter,” I have to say, … Continue reading Silence? That’s Unacceptable!
The word for the day: If it’s unacceptable, then quit accepting it! We are living in a toxic atmosphere. People’s lives can be ripped apart just for posting the wrong thing on Twitter, or Instagram, or whatever. Every word is scrutinized, and failure to toe the party line (whichever party) can lead to violent backlash. A … Continue reading That’s Unacceptable! Quit It.
I thought some of you might want to hear the Pentecost Sunday message I preached at FCF Tucson. My heart was breaking over what has been happening in our precious land, so it seemed necessary to address it. If it's unacceptable, then let's quit accepting it. The service opens with "We're Havin' a Party," and … Continue reading Sunday’s Message: This is Unacceptable!