Lord, Strengthen Our Capacity to Trust You

Read and reflect on Paul's description of Abraham in Romans 4:17-21: 17 as it is written, “I have made you the father of many nations” —in the presence of the God in whom he believed, who gives life to the dead and calls into existence the things that do not exist. 18 In hope he … Continue reading Lord, Strengthen Our Capacity to Trust You

Behold THE Face to Meet All Faces

“Because Jesus Christ alone is the Lord of glory, we are to reject the kinds of pretense and discrimination toward other people that depend on a working theory of our own personal superiority.  Because of His glory, we are able to relax, without the need to impress other people with our glory.  This becomes for … Continue reading Behold THE Face to Meet All Faces

What’s Your Destiny?

Isaiah 40:5 “And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together, for the mouth of the Lord has spoken.” We are all on a quest to find and fulfill our destiny. The soul-searching question of Forrest Gump has challenged every thinking human being: “What’s my destiny, Momma?” When … Continue reading What’s Your Destiny?

Reflections on Jesus’ Ultimate Desire for You from John 17:24

  Can anything equal the breath-taking tenderness of Jesus’ final request - “Father, I desire that they also, whom you have given me, may be with me where I am, to see my glory that you have given me because you loved me before the foundation of the world” (John 17:24). - Adapted from William … Continue reading Reflections on Jesus’ Ultimate Desire for You from John 17:24

What’s My Destiny, Momma?

All of us are on a quest to find and fulfill our destiny.  The soul searching question on the lips of the infamous Forrest Gump has plagued every thinking human being: "What's my destiny, Momma?" When Forrest rescues Lt. Dan from certain death on the battlefield, Dan furiously rages, "I had a destiny. I was … Continue reading What’s My Destiny, Momma?

The True Glory of A Church – J.C. Ryle

Mark 13:1 As Jesus was leaving the temple, one of his disciples said to him, “Look, Teacher! What massive stones! What magnificent buildings!” 2 “Do you see all these great buildings?” replied Jesus. “Not one stone here will be left on another; every one will be thrown down.” Let us learn from this solemn saying that the true glory of … Continue reading The True Glory of A Church – J.C. Ryle