FIND your Life

I had never been a huge fan of this song until today. I hadn’t heard it in a while and was listening to the lyrics when I heard… “I find my life when I lay it down.” Hillsong United, Touch the Sky Not… … “I FOUND my life when I LAID it down…”, The song … Continue reading FIND your Life

ENOUGH – Thoughts on John 6:29

“Jesus answered, ‘The work of God is this: to believe in the one he has sent.’” ‭‭John‬ ‭6:29‬ No singular work has any value in God’s eyes outside of believing in the singular life of Christ. If Jesus’ sinless life and death were enough to satisfy the Father’s unrelenting demand of personal holiness as a … Continue reading ENOUGH – Thoughts on John 6:29

Christ in the Psalms – thoughts on Psalm 56 and John 1

“For you have delivered me from death and my feet from stumbling, that I may walk before God in the light of life.”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭56:13‬ “In him was life, and that life is the light of men.” John 1:4 Walk before God in Christ. Although his clothing and armor hang loose on a younger sibling, our … Continue reading Christ in the Psalms – thoughts on Psalm 56 and John 1

A Down Payment on Salvation – Thoughts on Ephesians 1:13-14

“And you also were included in Christ when you heard the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation. When you believed, you were marked in him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit, who is a deposit guaranteeing our inheritance until the redemption of those who are God’s possession – to the praise of … Continue reading A Down Payment on Salvation – Thoughts on Ephesians 1:13-14

Faith vs. a Desire for Power

'For I see that you are poisoned by bitterness and bound by iniquity.”' Acts 8:23 Simon the sorcerer, who was well known for his magic, had come to faith in Christ and wanted the same miraculous powers the apostles displayed. Peter called him out for his hidden agenda. Some things can't be seen just by … Continue reading Faith vs. a Desire for Power

Wisdom from Above

“This one calls for wisdom…” (Rev. 13:18a). Understanding Scripture requires wisdom from above, especially passages which are hard to possess intellectually. Wisdom is applied knowledge through experience and insight and the kind of insight we need to aid us in following hard after God requires a wisdom of a heavenly sort. If you don’t understand … Continue reading Wisdom from Above

How I really feel about pumpkins. Fight me.

I got to judge pies a couple years ago for a church function and tried to avoid any variation of pumpkin like Walmart but a buddy of mine made sure I got one. I distrust even well made pumpkin pies let alone the kind I got that had what seemed to have a Folgers coffee … Continue reading How I really feel about pumpkins. Fight me.

The Power to Descend

Adapted from Oswald Chambers, Morning and Evening, October 1 “After six days Jesus took Peter, James, and John and led them up a high mountain by themselves to be alone. He was transfigured in front of them” (Mark‬ ‭9:2‬‬‬). Most have had those times on the spiritual mountain where we get to see things from … Continue reading The Power to Descend