This week we will look at Mary the Mother of Jesus. Was she really the saint that some make her out to be or did she have some flaws that only her firstborn Son could redeem? Don't miss an exciting announcement Tuesday!
Everyone saw Mary, the sister of Lazarus, as rebellious, stubborn, and bitter. Everyone except for Jesus. In all three times, we see Mary at the feet of Jesus. To Martha, Mary was a stubborn, rebellious brat that refused to help her get the meal ready by being lazy sitting at the feet of Jesus. The … Continue reading Little Sister Redeemed
Over the three weeks leading up to Easter, we will take a look at the three Marys who were involved, Mary Lazarus' sister, the mother of Jesus, a Mary Magdalene. In doing so we will have a different view of the story. Starting March 26th.
I have tried to write a different post on contentment all morning long but when things that are out of your control with your youngest son half way around the world in Africa it is a little hard to focus on anything else than what God is doing in both of your lives right then. … Continue reading A Lesson In Contentment
A reflection isn't perfect. Other things can get in the way and distort it. Unless the lake is completely still you can't get a mirror image of the trees and sky. That image is gone once the wind picks up or a stone is thrown into it. When we look into the mirror the reflection … Continue reading Reflection
Ever taken a daisy and pulled off the petals one at a time while saying, "He loves me. He loves me not..."? In 1 Corinthians 13, Paul starts out with two lists. What love isn't and what love is. Love isn't being the most eloquent speaker or having a voice that people enjoy listening to, without … Continue reading Love isn’t… Love is…
I love cut flowers, the only problem with them is they don't last forever. No matter what you do, 7-Up, aspirin, cut the stem on a diagonal ... they will eventually fade and wilt. Because they are no longer connected to their true source of nourishment. Likewise with us, if we are not connected, grafted, abiding ... … Continue reading Living In Love
Look around. All you see in this world today in division. Countries are in civil war. People turning against each other of stupid stuff. It seems that to be arguing is the in thing. Even if what they say or do makes them look stupid, they do it anyways just because of they disagree with … Continue reading One
#Hope of the #gloryofGod is #Jesus in us.
As Christmas approaches, we find ourselves busy with the preparations for all the celebrations that come this time of year. From baking cookies to rushing about buying presents for everyone on the list, we are busy and focused on preparing the house for Christmas. We fail to prepare our hearts to have room for Jesus at … Continue reading Heart Prepared