Are you spiritually weak and vulnerable right now?

Here is a lovely thought if you find yourself spiritual weak at the moment:Matthew 12:20 - "He won't break a bruised reed, he won't quench a smoking flax." What are we to understand by the bruised reed and smoking flax? The language of the prophet no doubt is figurative. What is it that these two … Continue reading Are you spiritually weak and vulnerable right now?

Prayer of Confession of Sin – Luke 24:13-35

Almighty God, who brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus Christ, we are unworthy of Your pardoning grace. For we have not believed Your promises, nor trusted in You, our Living Lord. Through worldliness of spirit, we have not discerned Your presence with us. Through discouragements and disappointments, our hearts have not burned within … Continue reading Prayer of Confession of Sin – Luke 24:13-35

Trusting God for the Impossible

The sinless Son of God was conceived in the womb of a virgin and born to rescue hell bound sinners. It sounds like the stuff of fairy tales. The angel of the Lord, Gabriel, explains how the incarnation of Jesus Christ can happen: “nothing will be impossible with God.” The Lord has had to remind … Continue reading Trusting God for the Impossible

In What Do You Root Your Identity?

At the age of 49, Dr. Thomas Graboys had reached the pinnacle of his career and was leading a charmed life. A nationally renowned Boston cardiologist popular for his attention to the hearts and souls of his patients. Graboys was part of “The Cardiology Dream Team” summoned to treat Boston Celtics star Reggie Lewis after he collapsed … Continue reading In What Do You Root Your Identity?

A Presidential Address on the Bible

One hundred years ago, our President at the time, Woodrow Wilson, gave an important speech. The year was 1911. It was perhaps the last time a speech like this was ever given by an American president. It was a public address devoted completely to the Bible and its importance to our survival as a nation. … Continue reading A Presidential Address on the Bible

Prepare Your Heart for Palm Sunday

No matter where you are tomorrow, Jesus continues to ride on in majesty and mercy to the door of people's hearts, and he wants to come and reign unrivaled and supreme on the throne of your heart. Our celebration of Palm Sunday, which is the beginning of Holy Week, helps us to do just that. … Continue reading Prepare Your Heart for Palm Sunday

The Promise of His Presence – What difference should it make in our lives?

I was reading in my devotional time yesterday morning the last chapter of the Gospel of Matthew along with commentary from J.C. Ryle’s Expository Thoughts on the Gospels and came across these gems I felt compelled to share with you. "Finally, let us observe in these verses, the gracious promise with which Jesus closes His … Continue reading The Promise of His Presence – What difference should it make in our lives?