The Privilege of Worshiping

Psalm 100:3 reads: “And realize what this really means—we have the privilege of worshiping the Lord our God. For He is our Creator and we belong to Him. We are the people of His pleasure  (TPT). The ESV translates it this way: “Know that the LORD, He is God! It is He who made us, … Continue reading The Privilege of Worshiping

Satisfaction

How much of life is spent searching for satisfaction…for pleasure…contentment…happiness? The Bible tells us to “seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and He will give you everything you need” (Matthew 6:33 NLT).  Everything you need! We want the results; the struggle is seeking God first.“ That is easier said than … Continue reading Satisfaction

The Easy Way Is Not Always Best

I love a good shortcut. Almost every day as I drive to work, I take a shortcut. Yet there are times in life when shortcuts are not best—when the easy way isn’t the best way.   When we dream about something we desire for the future, we want a shortcut to reach the dream. We want … Continue reading The Easy Way Is Not Always Best

Fortune Cookie Devotion Series: Well Fed Romance

Today’s fortune cookie says, “A well fed romance nourishes the soul.” As the Bible notes, you reap what you sow. When it comes to romance, what you put into the relationship is what you get out of the relationship. Time is our most important possession, and in a relationship, it is important to invest time to … Continue reading Fortune Cookie Devotion Series: Well Fed Romance

Fortune Cookie Devotion Series: An Old Friend

Today’s fortune cookie is a good one – “Look up an old friend if you’re feeling down.” We all have those days or even seasons where we are down. It is certainly a comfort to be able to spend time with old friends to connect and catch up. When you get together with an old … Continue reading Fortune Cookie Devotion Series: An Old Friend

Last Words of Jesus Outline

Good Friday 2017 At about 9am, Jesus was nailed to the Cross. At noon, darkness fell across the whole land. At 3pm, Jesus died. During the six hours that our Savior hung on the Cross, He spoke His last words.   "Father, forgive them; for they do not know what they are doing." [Luke 23:34] … Continue reading Last Words of Jesus Outline

Personal Encounter

As I was reading John 20 this morning, I was reminded of the personal relationship I have with Jesus. I was reminded that each of us have a different relationship (or absence thereof) when it comes to Jesus. It all comes down to how we engage with God’s Word and with our Savior. Remember in … Continue reading Personal Encounter