Our Resolute and Determined Savior

  Read Luke 4:1-20 TODAY is the day we begin fulfilling our 2017 resolutions. TODAY is the day our determination, persistence and grit kick in: determination to eat better, determination to exercise more, and determination to spend less. This is the YEAR that we resolve to actually keep our promises to ourselves and to work …

Striving to Be in Harmony with God’s Will

There are signs of truth that reveal themselves when I have my life centered on God’s promises and work hard to draw myself in harmony with His will for my life. Galatians 5:16 promises me that by yielding myself to the Holy Spirit, great power will be revealed to me… a power that is strong enough …

Someone Worth Losing Everything For

Are we going to BELIEVE and OBEY Jesus, or are we going to be content to settle for less than radical obedience to Him?  Satisfaction in our lives and success in the church are not found in what our culture deems most important but in the radical abandonment to Jesus.  Somewhere along the way we have missed what is …

He Will Establish Your Plans

“Commit to the Lord whatever you do and He will establish your plans” (Proverbs 16:3) How do you view the coming year? Are there new possibilities right around the corner that promise to challenge and grow you?  Or, are you like so many that are trapped in the habits or shortcomings of the past? The new year …

Dare To Swim Upstream Against the Current

Deciding to live life outside of what others consider to be the “norm” can feel like swimming upstream, jumping waterfalls and lying exhausted on the edge of the bank… just like the salmon. I think we’re going to the moon because it’s in the nature of the human being to face challenges. It’s by the …

Today’s Reflection

The Lord has heard my supplication; the Lord will receive my prayer.  Psalm 6:9 Ever are the Lord’s ears aroused to hear the pleas of His people. He is faithful to hear your cry and to answer your prayer. Take joy in the lovingkindness of the Lord and give glory to His mighty name even …