Monthly Archives: December 2020

Our Hope is The Rock of Our Salvation

..written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets of human hearts. -2 Corinthians 3:3 (NKJV) Jesus was born, not into an organization or hierarchy, but into a little … Continue reading

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Living Stone

As you come to Him, the living Stone—rejected by humans but chosen by God and precious to Him— you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to … Continue reading

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Can You Hear the Hope?

You have seen many things, but you pay no attention; your ears are open, but you do not listen. -Isaiah 42:20 Listen.  God is communicating to us messages of hope. Unfortunately, hearing is not the same as listening.  At this … Continue reading

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What Really Matters?

I pray that your love will overflow more and more, and that you will keep on growing in knowledge and understanding.  For I want you to understand what really matters…  – Philippians 1:9-10a Growing is often painful.  Learning too frequently … Continue reading

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All In

Then Mary took a twelve-ounce jar of expensive perfume made from essence of nard, and she anointed Jesus’ feet with it, wiping His feet with her hair. The house was filled with the fragrance. – John 12:3 Mary was “all … Continue reading

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It’s Not Finished

I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God … Continue reading

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Christmas Day: The Gift of Tomorrow

How much better to get wisdom than gold, and good judgment than silver! – Proverbs 16:16 Christmas has come! Did you get everything you wanted? A season of material majesty is often followed by the holiday blues. The realization that … Continue reading

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Advent Day 24: Worthy

Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If any of you wants to be my follower, you must turn from your selfish ways, take up your cross, and   follow Me. If you try to hang on to your life, you will … Continue reading

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Advent Day 23: Make a Difference

For the sin of this one man, Adam, caused death to rule over many. But even greater is God’s wonderful grace and His gift of righteousness, for all who receive it will live in triumph over sin and death through … Continue reading

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Advent Day 22: A Wonderful Life

The people who walk in darkness will see a bright light. The light will shine on those who live in the land of death’s shadow. – Isaiah 9:2 The holiday movie classic “It’s a Wonderful Life,” is the story of … Continue reading

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