Monthly Archives: April 2011

Secret Christian?

Many people did believe in Him, including some of the Jewish leaders. But they wouldn’t admit it for fear that the Pharisees would expel them from the synagogue, for they loved human praise more than the praise of God.  -John … Continue reading

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The Joy of the Lord

Then he said unto them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions unto them for whom nothing is prepared: for this day is holy unto our LORD: neither be ye sorry; for the joy … Continue reading

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Lessons From Narnia

Mark your calendar for Austin Samaritans’ fun and enlightening fundraiser! A Lion, A Witch, and A Wardrobe! – Lessons from Narnia A special showing of the first of C.S. Lewis’ beloved Chronicles of Narnia with commentary by Dr. Joel Heck, … Continue reading

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A Christian Paradox

Jesus called a little child to Him and put the child among them. Then He said, “I tell you the truth, unless you turn from your sins and become like little children, you will never get into the Kingdom of … Continue reading

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Pay Me Now or Pay Me Later

Blessed are you who hunger now, for you will be satisfied. – Luke 6:21 We all know the phrase “pay me now, or pay me later.” It means that a sacrifice now may prevent a greater expense down the road. … Continue reading

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Bearing Fruit

But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things! Those who belong to Christ Jesus have nailed the passions and … Continue reading

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An Easter Heart

He [Jesus] led them out of the city over to Bethany.  Raising His hands He blessed them and while blessing them, took His leave, being carried up to heaven.  And they were on their knees, worshiping Him.  They returned to … Continue reading

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My Ultimate Prayer: Xerox Me, Lord, Your Life Repeated in Mine!

  Day 40 Elijah said to Elisha, “What can I do for you before I’m taken from you? Ask anything.” Elisha said, “Your life repeated in my life. I want to be a holy man just like you.” —2 Kings … Continue reading

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The Power of Prayer

  Day 39 Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The earnest prayer of a righteous person has great power and produces wonderful results. —James 5:16 NLT We believe prayer … Continue reading

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Praying with My Head Up

  Day 38 And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and … Continue reading

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