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Scripture And this conversion of the Gentiles is exactly what the prophets predicted. Acts 15:15 NLT Comment Brother Lawrence (a 17th Century monk) said he was completely converted to Christ while looking at the bare branches of a tree in winter. The tree appeared dead, yet he knew that leaves, flowers and fruit would reappear. This deeply impressed him with...

Scripture The women who had come with Jesus from Galilee followed Joseph and saw the tomb and how his body was laid in it. Then they went home and prepared spices and perfumes. But they rested on the Sabbath in obedience to the commandment. Luke 23:55-56 NIV Comment Although Jesus’ body had already been anointed by Joseph and Nicodemus, still...

Scripture Therefore a man leaves his father and mother and becomes united to his wife.  They become one flesh.  Genesis 2:24 Comment We are in a season where our children are contemplating leaving home for university and our parents have just announced that they are contemplating moving to live near us for their retirement years. Seasons ebb and flow and family...

Scripture All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly realms because we are united with Christ. Even before he made the world, God loved us and chose us in Christ to be holy and without fault in his eyes. God decided in advance to adopt us...