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What A Difference A Day Makes

Jesus was crucified and buried in a borrowed tomb.  For two days, His disciples had been in hiding.  They were devastated by their loss of teacher, friend, Son of God.  I am sure that they must have felt lost, confused, hopeless and guilty over their abandonment and betrayal of Him.  How could they possibly go on?  How dark that day…

Jesus Death On The Cross

Isaiah 53:4-5 (ESV) 4 Surely He has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed Him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted.  But He was pierced for our transgressions; He was crushed for our iniquities; upon Him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with His wounds we are healed. Jesus’ death on the…

Spring is in the Air

Zechariah 10:1 Ask the Lord for rain in the springtime Acts 1:8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”  An old poem that we used to say, around…

Clothed in Christ

Romans 8:11 reveals a wonderful truth – that Holy Spirit daily chooses to live in us, to clothe Himself with us.  Our response? Colossians 3:14 we are to daily, clothe ourselves in love, in Jesus. How are we to do that?  First we must remember who we are. Colossians 3:12 reminds us.  Therefore, as the elect of God, holy and…

How To Invite

There is ALWAYS an “INVITATION” on God’s lips!!! Matt 22:9-10   “Go out into the busiest intersections in town and INVITE ANYONE you find to the banquet.”  “Those slaves went out into the streets and GATHERED ALL whom they found, BOTH GOOD AND BAD, so the wedding hall was filled with guests!”   It’s a COMMAND!!! There are significant’ “GO’s”…

L.O.V.E.

L O V E – It’s a powerful four-letter word.  It’s presence, or lack thereof, will transform your life.  But what exactly is love?  I believe that there are two basic love experiences: love by chance and love by choice. Most of us have experienced love by chance or philos.  It is a love that is all about emotion.  It is…