John 15: A Gardener and a Vine

Father, I want to produce good fruit in my life, fruit which pleases you. Help me to cultivate my connection to Jesus every day. Help me to love my fellow believers and all whom I contact according to the standards of the Bible. I understand you have chosen me, and I submit to your pruning. In the Name of Jesus, the True Vine, Amen.… Read More John 15: A Gardener and a Vine

John 12: Love and the Law

Jesus spent his time on earth revealing the truth of God’s love and grace for us. He didn’t say to stop following the rules. He shined a light on the rules so man could see the heart behind them. He came to show us that God desires obedience in love and relationship. We move from darkness to light when we put our trust in God rather than our ability to follow rules.… Read More John 12: Love and the Law

21 Days of Prayer and Fasting: Day 9, John 9 and Psalm 9

Read: John 9, Psalm 9 Who: Who wrote this book? Who did they write it to? What was their reason for writing? What: What does this passage say about God, me, and my relationship with Him? But the Lord reigns forever,     executing judgment from his throne. 8 He will judge the world with justice     and rule the nations with fairness.… Read More 21 Days of Prayer and Fasting: Day 9, John 9 and Psalm 9

GUT CHECK

I was punched in the stomach today. Not literally, but figuratively. I won’t get into the details. The essence is that someone I thought would be one of my biggest supporters basically said my book isn’t worth study. Ouch. Did I mention, Ouch? Yeah….. it stung. The crazy thing is it came after an amazing,… Read More GUT CHECK