Category: Meditations

God, Tell Me a Story!

God is a wonderful story teller! Just listen to the parables of Jesus … or the beautiful poetry of the Psalms. Even Nathan’s story to David at his worst moment is wonderfully crafted. Also God’s response to Job’s distress. Stories

Amazing View of the Cross

Ran across this incredible image of the cross in Sheila Walsh, In The Middle of the Mess. “Consider Christ’s ultimate weapon — His death on the cross. To the onlookers at Golgotha that day the cross looked like a defeat.

Orphan Christians

One of the great tragedies of the modern church is that so many Christians live like orphans. Jesus said, “I will not leave you as orphans … I will come to you … I will reveal myself to you” (Jn.14:18,21,28).

Why Shepherds?

I so enjoyed this meditation from last year that I wanted to share it again. ================================================= In reading the story again this year I was really captivated by all the drama that surrounded people who otherwise would have continued to

Great Message from Alan Wright

Wanted to pass along an incredible message from Alan Wright of Reynolda Presbyterian Church in Winston-Salem. I think it might be one of the most inspiring talks I have ever heard in regard to the prophetic words about the coming

Trust Me

“Let not your heart be troubled … Believe God … Believe Me” (Jn.14:1 par). Jesus was preparing His disciples for their greatest trial up to that moment. Within a few hours they would watch their Messiah brutally killed before their

Trust Me

“Let not your heart be troubled. Trust Me. Trust God.” (Jn.14:1) I recently discovered a part of my heart that wasn’t very trusting. In fact, quite the opposite. That part of me was convinced that nothing good could come of

Hidden Treasure

Here is a great excerpt from Dallas Willard’s Renewing the Christian Mind: The kingdom of heaven is like where something of extreme value is concealed in a field. Someone discovers it, and quickly covers it up again. Overflowing with joyous

Not Just Washing Feet

When Jesus washed the feet of His disciples at the Last Supper, He wasn’t just filling in for some servant who forgot to come that night. He was teaching them some important lessons that He wanted them to know experientially

Savior

Sometimes we hear the word “savior” so much that its meaning and force become diminished or lost to us. It sounds like a synonym for “Jesus” and we forget how much we needed to be rescued. Our popular movies and

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