The Hope of Glory

“For God wanted them to know that the riches and glory of Christ are for you Gentiles, too. And this is the secret: Christ lives in you. This gives you assurance of sharing His glory.” (Colossians 1:27 NLT) As you think about what you’re hoping to achieve in this life, what, for you, would beContinue reading “The Hope of Glory”

Death Is So Final!

“As Lazarus lay there longing for scraps from the rich man’s table, the dogs would come and lick his open sores.” (Luke 16:21 NLT) Increasingly, in America, there is a shrinking “middle class,” while poverty and homelessness increase their ranks. Like the rich man in Jesus’ parable, we’re so accustomed to seeing someone begging atContinue reading “Death Is So Final!”

Making Room for Jesus

“He said to himself, ‘What should I do? I don’t have room for all my crops.’”  (Luke 12:17 NLT) As Americans, we tend to live very crowded lives. Down time is rare, but when it happens, it’s often difficult to decide what to cram into the void. It’s as though we’re geared to be activeContinue reading “Making Room for Jesus”

The Power of One!

“I will give you one more chance to bow down and worship the statue I have made when you hear the sound of the musical instruments.” (Daniel 3:15a NLT) If you had to choose one thing that has had the most impact on your life, for good or ill, what would it be? Think ofContinue reading “The Power of One!”