That Day!

“However, no one knows the day or hour when these things will happen, not even the angels in heaven or the Son Himself. Only the Father knows.” (Matthew 24:36 NLT) In 2023, on average, more than 330,000 people die every day. Of those nearly 70% are by accidents. What does that tell us? It tellsContinue reading “That Day!”

Is Jesus Coming Soon?

“Dear brothers and sisters, be patient as you wait for the Lord’s return. Consider the farmers who patiently wait for the rains in the fall and in the spring. They eagerly look for the valuable harvest to ripen. You, too, must be patient. Take courage, for the coming of the Lord is near.” (James 5:7-9Continue reading “Is Jesus Coming Soon?”

God’s Most Loving Words

“Some people brought to Him a paralyzed man on a mat. Seeing their faith, Jesus said to the paralyzed man, ‘Be encouraged, My child! Your sins are forgiven.’” (Matthew 9:2 NLT) If you’re a Jesus follower, do you remember the first time He told you your sins were forgiven? On some levels those words haveContinue reading “God’s Most Loving Words”

Who Are You Waiting For?

“I wait quietly before God, for my victory comes from Him. He alone is my rock and my fortress where I will never be shaken.” (Psalm 62:1-2 NLT) Among the most frustrating occurrences in a person’s life is to wait for someone who doesn’t show up. A few years ago I went to a doctor’sContinue reading “Who Are You Waiting For?”

Who’s “Broken” in Your life (Part 2)

“Our bodies are buried in brokenness, but they will be raised in glory. They are buried in weakness, but they will be raised in strength. They are buried as natural human bodies, but they will be raised as spiritual bodies. For just as there are natural bodies, there are also spiritual bodies.” (1 Corinthians 15:43-44Continue reading “Who’s “Broken” in Your life (Part 2)”

When You Can’t See What God Is Doing

“the water above that point began backing up a great distance away at a town called Adam, which is near Zarethan.” (Joshua 3:16a NLT) The children of Israel had received affirmation from God that it was time to begin the conquest of their Promised Land. There was just one problem – the Jordan River. MostContinue reading “When You Can’t See What God Is Doing”

Sharing the Good News of Jesus (Part 3)

“And the crowd began pleading with Jesus to go away and leave them alone.”  (Mark 5:17 NLT) One of my favorite stories in the Bible is in Mark 5, when Jesus heals a demon-possessed man. The man lived in a cemetery and the demons had made him so powerful that even shackles couldn’t hold him.Continue reading “Sharing the Good News of Jesus (Part 3)”