A Hopeless Case

What do you think about when you hear the phrase “hopeless case”? When I hear this phrase, I always am faced with the sad truth— that again and again I’ve seen people deemed “a hopeless case” and written off by people. As well, I have seen people who identify themselves as “a hopeless case” which … Continue reading A Hopeless Case

Continually Saves

In Psalm 88, we read: “Yahweh is the God who continually saves me. I weep before You night and day (v. 1 TPT). The Message translates this as “God, You’re my last chance of the day.” Most translations focus on the Psalmist calling out day and night to God. The Passion Translation uses the phrase … Continue reading Continually Saves

An Empty Hope

The Psalmist states in today’s verse that trusting in a person is worthless or useless; the Psalmist declares a person cannot rescue another. This thinking is contrary to what the world exclaims. I remember growing up with the hope of being rescued. Remember the stories of a knight on a white horse? Today, our entertainment … Continue reading An Empty Hope

My Standard

Facebook and I have a love hate relationship. I am thankful for the ability to keep up with friends and family; however, the constant demand for attention and the heaps of negativity and drama are draining to life. Over the past few years, I have only skimmed my newsfeed and I ignore Messenger even if … Continue reading My Standard

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

Keep Close Watch

Paul reminds Timothy to keep a close watch on himself—to watch his life and his teaching closely. In doing this, in staying true, in persevering, Paul says, “you will save both yourself and your hearers” (NIV). We also need to keep a close watch on our life and our teaching. Our teaching should be something … Continue reading Keep Close Watch