Monthly Archives: January 2012

Giving Our All

Jesus sat down near the collection box in the Temple and watched as the crowds dropped in their money. Many rich people put in large amounts. Then a poor widow came and dropped in two small coins. Jesus called His … Continue reading

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He Knows Us By Name

Fear not: for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by thy name; thou art mine. – Isaiah 43:1b We know His name, but more importantly, He knows ours. There is nothing we can hide from God, not our … Continue reading

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Jesus – It’s All In A Name

And I have seen and have borne witness that this is the Son of God. The next day again John was standing with two of his disciples, and he looked at Jesus as He walked by and said, “Behold, the … Continue reading

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You Know Me Lord!

Psalm 139:1-14 For the choir director: A psalm of David. O LORD, you have examined my heart and know everything about me.You know when I sit down or stand up. You know my thoughts even when I’m far away.You see … Continue reading

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Immerse Yourself

John baptized with water, but in just a few days you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit. – Acts 1:5 The act of baptism, as we practice it in water, is an outward, public, expression of how we express … Continue reading

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The Jailor Set Free

Even at that hour of the night, the jailer cared for them and washed their wounds. Then he and everyone in his household were immediately baptized.  He brought them into his house and set a meal before them, and he … Continue reading

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Proof

Please, Lord, prove that Your power is as great as You have claimed. – Numbers 14:17 Always doubting God. Like Thomas, we can’t believe it until we see it. Even though we have the audacity to ask God to prove … Continue reading

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The Excellence of God’s Power

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us. – 2 Corinthians 4:7 Knowledge is power. Winning and wealth are power. We all need some level of … Continue reading

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Powering Your Bottom Line

He [God] never grows weak or weary. No one can measure the depths of His understanding. He gives power to the weak and strength to the powerless. – Isaiah 40:28-29 Many are starting this new year deeper in debt than … Continue reading

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Made of Clay

We now have this light shining in our hearts, but we ourselves are like fragile clay jars containing this great treasure. – 2 Corinthians 4:7a The human body is a fragile thing.  Just a fall, a few days without water, … Continue reading

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