Glory

John 17 NKJVJesus prays for himself17 Jesus spoke these words, lifted up His eyes to heaven, and said: “Father, the hour has come. Glorify Your Son, that Your Son also may glorify You, 2 as You have given Him authority over all flesh, that He [a]should give eternal life to as many as You have […]

Living Sacrifice

Disclaimer: This is a very sensitive topic on suicide and mental illness. I do not mean to offend, hurt, accuse or trigger anything with anyone. This past year, my surrounding communities has suffered an alarming rise in suicides. We have been hit hard with unexpected death through car accidents…young people, families, individuals taken. There’s so […]

Peace

The angels proclaimed peace on earth the night Jesus was born. I wonder as we hear the news every evening, morning, twenty-four hours a day is peace possible? In reality of the world we live in and the times, no is the true answer. I ask, is anxiety spilling over in your life? Is fear […]

Advent

This week is the start of advent season. You may wonder what advent is and why we celebrate it. It begins the 1st Sunday of 4, leading up to Christmas. Advent symbolizes the present church as God’s people wait for the return of Christ in glory to consummate his eternal kingdom. We are waiting and […]

Lament

The holidays can be difficult, sorrowful, lonely. I hope this may help you understand that it is ok. God is there for you if only you turn to Him. What is a lament?It comes from the Latin word lamenta: weeping and wailing. It is a passionate expression of grief or sorrow. It is a means […]

Trust

Matthew 6:34 (ESV)34 “Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble. The latter part of this verse means enough of the day will have its trouble. So…. Why does he say this? Is it because He knows that regardless we will […]

thanks

Giving thanks in all circumstances is especially difficult when undergoing or enduring suffering. How can you be thankful when there’s something that hurts so much?I know it is hard to see it this way, but suffering is meant to grow our faith not make it smaller.For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an […]