Tag Archives: Jesus

SATURDAY BEFORE SUNDAY (Live. Pray. Hustle. 04/15/17)

Many times, we feel as though darkness is all around us. When things are bad enough, they seem to get even worse. When the pathway of our journey is dimly lit and we feel like there is no more hope, … Continue reading

New Book Now Available: “The Greatest Giver”

Light • Joy • Wonder • Possibilities • Peace • Victory • Purpose • Love • Hope • Forgiveness • Grace • Eternal Life  The gift of Jesus Christ to humankind is the greatest gift ever given. But it is … Continue reading

Humble and Giving Life (Live. Pray. Hustle. 12/25/16)

May you live your life as humbly and give it away as willingly as Christ did. LIVE. PRAY. HUSTLE.

Peace and Confident Hope (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 360)

Ephesians 1:18 (NLT) I pray that your hearts will be flooded with light so that you can understand the confident hope he has given to those he called—his holy people who are his rich and glorious inheritance. We hear the … Continue reading

Letting Jesus In (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 359)

Luke 2:7 (NLT) She gave birth to her firstborn son. She wrapped him snugly in strips of cloth and laid him in a manger, because there was no lodging available for them. What do we make room for in our … Continue reading

Don’t Be Afraid (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 358)

Luke 2:10 (NLT) But the angel reassured them. “Don’t be afraid!” he said. “I bring you good news that will bring great joy to all people.” Throughout the Christmas story, four individuals had two things in common with each other. … Continue reading

A Cave Made for a King (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 357)

Isaiah 9:6 (NLT) For a child is born to us, a son is given to us. The government will rest on his shoulders. And he will be called: Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Over the years, … Continue reading

Light Poured In and Shining (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 356)

John 1:10-11 (NLT) He came into the very world he created, but the world didn’t recognize him. He came to his own people, and even they rejected him. If this were a world of pure goodness, we probably would need … Continue reading

Life On the Line For You (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 352)

John 10:11 (NLT) I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd sacrifices his life for the sheep. It is the job description of every good shepherd to be willing to put his life on the line to protect the sheep. This … Continue reading

Delays Ahead, Keep Going (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 345)

2 Chronicles 16:9a (NLT) The eyes of the Lord search the whole earth in order to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him. It has been said that nothing is certain in life but death and taxes. Permit … Continue reading

We’re Are In the Family (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 344)

Ephesians 1:5 (NLT) God decided in advance to adopt us into his own family by bringing us to himself through Jesus Christ. This is what he wanted to do, and it gave him great pleasure. One human need that is … Continue reading

Doing Right Leads to Happiness (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 340)

Philippians 1:18 (NLT) But that doesn’t matter. Whether their motives are false or genuine, the message about Christ is being preached either way, so I rejoice. And I will continue to rejoice. Happiness is not determined by what other people … Continue reading

Having the Best Interests of Others at Heart (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 339)

Philippians 2:4 (NLT) Don’t look out only for your own interests, but take an interest in others, too. Many people in the world often complain about how unhappy they are with their lives. When I hear people talk about finding … Continue reading

Give Other People a Break (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 337)

James 3:17 (NLT) But the wisdom from above is first of all pure. It is also peace loving, gentle at all times, and willing to yield to others. It is full of mercy and the fruit of good deeds. It … Continue reading

Let Go and Get to the End (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 335)

Philippians 3:14 (NLT) I press on to reach the end of the race and receive the heavenly prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, is calling us. We only have a limited amount of time, money, resources, and energy to … Continue reading

The One I Want To Know (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 334)

Philippians 3:10-11 (NLT) I want to know Christ and experience the mighty power that raised him from the dead. I want to suffer with him, sharing in his death, so that one way or another I will experience the resurrection … Continue reading

Losing It All While Hanging On (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 333)

Mark 8:35 (NLT) If you try to hang on to your life, you will lose it. But if you give up your life for my sake and for the sake of the Good News, you will save it. Too many … Continue reading

The Labyrinth of Life (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 316)

James 5:11 (NLT) We give great honor to those who endure under suffering. For instance, you know about Job, a man of great endurance. You can see how the Lord was kind to him at the end, for the Lord … Continue reading

Detestable and Delightful Hearts (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 301)

Proverbs 11:20 (NLT) The Lord detests people with crooked hearts, but he delights in those with integrity. The word “integrity” is thrown around a lot these days. We trust that our leaders are men and women of integrity. We believe … Continue reading

What Seeds Are You Planting? (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 293)

Genesis 1:11 (NLT) Then God said, “Let the land sprout with vegetation—every sort of seed-bearing plant, and trees that grow seed-bearing fruit. These seeds will then produce the kinds of plants and trees from which they came.” And that is … Continue reading