Are You Seeing Yourself in the Picture?

“Jesus replied, ‘I could see you under the fig tree before Philip found you.’” (John 1:50 NLT) When I was in youth ministry, I took a lot of pictures and Super-8 movies (yeh, I know, I’m really old). The movie camera didn’t have sound, so a couple of the guys in the youth group wouldContinue reading “Are You Seeing Yourself in the Picture?”

What Does Satisfaction in God Mean?

“If you love your father or mother more than you love Me, you are not worthy of being Mine; or if you love your son or daughter more than Me, you are not worthy of being Mine. If you refuse to take up your cross and follow Me, you are not worthy of being Mine.Continue reading “What Does Satisfaction in God Mean?”

I AM For Your Every Need

“When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the Lord appeared to him and said, ‘I am El-Shaddai – “God Almighty,” serve Me faithfully and live a blameless life.’” (Genesis 17:1 NLT) *The Lord is the answer to our every need. There’s never a need He won’t supply. Sylvia Gunter has put together a very interesting “tool”Continue reading “I AM For Your Every Need”

The Thirst Only Jesus Can Satisfy

“Tremble, O earth, at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the God of Jacob, who turns the rock into a pool of water, the flint into a spring of water.” (Psalm 114:7-8 ESV) Thirst is a fickle friend who offers us periods of desperate longing, but at other times is pretty muchContinue reading “The Thirst Only Jesus Can Satisfy”

Joy and Delight

“The women ran quickly from the tomb. They were very frightened but also filled with great joy, and they rushed to give the disciples the angel’s message.” (Matthew 28:8 NLT) Joy isn’t the giddiness experienced by a child as they open gifts at Christmas. It’s a deep, abiding satisfaction that gives evidence of the delightContinue reading “Joy and Delight”

How Can I Know My Purpose?

“So whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.” (1 Corinthians 1:31 NLT) What does the verse above mean? It essentially means that whatever we do – in our home, in private or in public, at work, at play – WHATEVER we do and WHEREVER weContinue reading “How Can I Know My Purpose?”