Write Your Own Psalm

They told me when I was younger that as I grew older I would love reading the Psalms more and more. They were right! The Psalms capture the heart, emotions, struggles, frustrations, and realities of the life of a follower of God. God doesn't work as we would like Him to most times. Therefore we... Continue Reading →

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Sustenance or Suppliment?

​keeping our eyes on Jesus, the source and perfecter of our faith, Hebrews 12:2 We run and quickly run out of gas because we are not filled with the right fuel. "Keeping our eyes on Jesus" means that He is our source or what causes us to do anything. He is the source or author... Continue Reading →

Run Christian Run!

Let us run with endurance the race that lies before us, Hebrews 12:1 The Bible lets us know that life is not easy. The Christian life can be and will be even more difficult. So if you are in the middle of a trial or testing then do not be surprised. Life is rough and... Continue Reading →

Take It Off!

​let us lay aside every weight and the sin that so easily ensnares us.                             Hebrews 12:1 Think On It... We have a large cloud of witnesses surrounding us, but even closer, we have weight and ensnaring sins surrounding us. The word... Continue Reading →

I Don’t Have To Be Jesus

A coworker mentioned in the midst of frustration and busyness that she was "trying to be Jesus" to those around her. As I thought about it, I thought that "being Jesus" was quite a tall order. No wonder we could get so busy, frustrated, and overwhelmed if we are trying to be Jesus. So I... Continue Reading →

Cloud Of Witnesses 

Therefore, since we also have such a large cloud of witnesses surrounding us, Hebrews 12:1 Think On It... "Therefore" shows us that Hebrews 12 picks up where chapter 11 leaves off with the the "cloud of witnesses" and their characteristics of faith that challenge us to run the race of life with Jesus in view. ... Continue Reading →

From Hear To There

We all face varied ways to think and live. How often do we evaluate whether we are on the right path? Typically only life jarring events wake us up to where we are in life, like death, bankruptcy, unemployment, divorce, and illness. We live, breathe, think, and act in a daze of monitony as we... Continue Reading →

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