Walking With God

"When Enoch had lived 65 years, he became the father of Methuselah. After he became the father of Methuselah, Enoch walked faithfully with God 300 years and had other sons and daughters. Altogether, Enoch lived a total of 365 years. Enoch walked faithfully with God; then he was no more, because God took him away." Genesis 5:21-25

Who Moved My Fog?

There have been, are, or will come difficulties and hardships in our lives; this is sure. “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 For those that …

Approaching the Throne

I approached God this morning on my knees. As my king, I approach the throne as his servant. Humbly requesting attendance with him. And I asked him to hold his blessings and his instructions for me until I confessed my sins to him. I had to explain that I had …

Seeing Myself as God Sees Me

I often wrestle with accepting my identity in Christ.  While many characteristics have been given to me, and have transformed me into a new creation, I often find myself “held back” by seeing me as I have always been:  broken and defective. And while I have often considered the need …

Stoop So Low

During my current study of the Gospel of John, attention has been brought to the situation at the Last Supper where Jesus washes the disciples’ feet. Being mindful that the author was retelling these stories some 40-50 years after the fact, and that he provides the special privilege of seeing …

Jesus, Rescue Me!

How many times has Jesus called out to me and asked me to climb out of the boat? And how many of those times he asked, did I? But in the times I did, I was amazed at how easily I could do things I didn’t think I could do; …

God, How Do You Know That I Love You?

Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says. Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like someone who looks at his face in a mirror and, after looking at himself, goes away and immediately forgets what he looks …

Lost and Found

There is a tendency for many Christians to refer to those outside the kingdom of God as “lost,” but the context of this label is lost (no pun intended) on them, and sounds much more like an insult than a reference of love. Jesus referenced lost sheep several times throughout …

Walking the Line

“Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.” Matthew 7:13-14 Broad is the road to destruction, …

Living Sacrifice

A sacrifice, as a noun, is defined as the offering of an animal, plant, or human life or of some material possession [usually of great personal value]; or the person, animal, or thing so offered. the surrender or destruction of something prized or desirable for the sake of something considered …

Tuned In

What’s it mean to be tuned in? A popular online dictionary defines tune (noun) as “an agreement in pitch; unison; harmony.” As a verb, its defined as “to bring (someone or something) into harmony” or, in the context of radio, “to adjust so as to receive the signals of a …