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How great is the love that the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! 1 John 3: 1a Comment This eprayer is going out on Monday; it should have gone out last Friday. I messed up. I was too busy, too distracted, too… And now I’m mad at...

“You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. 16 In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your...

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight.  Ephesians 1:3-4 Comment God wants us to be free in Christ AND Holy like...

For God did not call us to be impure, but to live a holy life. Therefore, anyone who rejects this instruction does not reject a human being but God, the very God who gives you his Holy Spirit. 1 Thess 4:7-8 Comment In the work that we do we come across people who are struggling with themselves and their relationships....

Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners – of whom I am the worst. 1 Timothy 1:15 (NIV) Comment I find it easy to forget what a big issue sin is and the price Jesus paid to deal with the problem. When this happens it affects the way I...

The human heart is the most deceitful of all things, and desperately wicked. Who really knows how bad it is? Jeremiah 17.9 And I will give you a new heart, and I will put a new spirit in you. I will take out your stony, stubborn heart and give you a tender, responsive heart. Ezekiel 36.26 And hope does not put...

If the LORD is pleased with us, he will lead us into that land, a land flowing with milk and honey, and will give it to us. Only do not rebel against the LORD. And do not be afraid of the people of the land, because we will devour them. Their protection is gone, but the LORD is with us....

I no longer call you servants, because a servant does not know his master’s business. Instead, I have called you friends, for everything that I learned from my Father I have made known to you.  John 15.15 When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on...

Keep on asking and you will be given what you ask for.  Keep on looking and you will find.  Keep on knocking and the door will be opened.  For everyone who asks receives.  Everyone who seeks finds.  And the door is opened to everyone who knocks.  Matthew 7:7-8 Comment We once heard the Korean pastor Yongghi Cho speak about prayer...

‘Listen to my words, Lord, consider my lament.  Heart my cry for help, my King and my God, for to you I pray.  In the morning you hear my voice; I lay out my requests before you and wait expectantly.’  Psalms 5:1-3 NLT Comment There are many reasons for it, but for most Christians, there come times when praying seems...