Tag Archives: Christ

April 12

TODAY IS… a great day to realize that grace is amazing! “The angel said to her, ‘Do not be afraid, Mary; for you have found favor with God.’”  Luke 1:30 NASB Grace is God bestowing favor upon a sinful humanity. … Continue reading

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“5 Minutes & 16 Seconds”

If you are a Christian, the video below contains the most difficult 5 minutes and 16 seconds of film you will ever watch. The accompanying song, “Carry My Cross” is performed by Third Day and somehow helps to transform the … Continue reading

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February 29

TODAY IS… a good day to drink from your own cup of suffering. “But Jesus said to Peter, ‘Put your sword back into its sheath. Shall I not drink from the cup of suffering the Father has given Me?’”  John … Continue reading

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January 29

January 29 TODAY IS… the day to think about the glory of God that was revealed in Jesus Christ. “Now Peter and his companions had been overcome with sleep; but when they were fully awake, they saw His glory and … Continue reading

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“It’s Been a Long Road to Damascus”

“For you have heard of my former manner of life in Judaism, how I used to persecute the church of God beyond measure and tried to destroy it..” Galatians 1:13 ESV The name of the movie I was watching the … Continue reading

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Move Over! There’s a NEW ‘N’ Word In Town!

Yes, folks,there’s a new ’N’ word in town, and I have to admit I love it. In fact, I love the new ’N’ word even more than I hate the old one. The first word – the one that so … Continue reading

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“Finally Stepping Up To Speak The ‘Unspoken’ Words”

“One night the Lord spoke to Paul in a vision and told him, ‘Don’t be afraid! Speak out! Don’t be silent!’” – Acts 18:1 NLT “Each of us bears his own hell.” – Virgil In April of 2013, an article … Continue reading

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“Earth Has No Sorrow That Heaven Can’t Heal”

Six years ago today, I stood in the bathroom of a sleazy motel in south Florida staring with hatred at the face of the man looking back at me. On the morning of August 18, 2009, the FBI had come … Continue reading

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“The Voices We Hear”

“Did any people ever hear the voice of a god speaking out of the midst of the fire, as you have heard, and still live?”  Deuteronomy 4:33 ESV When I talk to my sister on the telephone, I hear her … Continue reading

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“The Walking Wounded”

Following the “Path to Freedom” is not a musical romp down the yellow-brick road. Those walking the path do so in a wounded state, since we are all wounded in one way or another. The following words were written by … Continue reading

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