Christ Be With Me

Christ be with me and within me, Christ behind me and before, Christ beneath me and above me, Christ to comfort and restore, Christ in quiet and in danger, Christ in hearts of all that love me, Christ in the mouth of friends and strangers, Christ in every heart that’s broken, Christ in every joy […]

What if…Prayer

And Jesus answered them, “Truly, I say to you, if you have faith and do not doubt, you will not only do what has been done to the fig tree, but even if you say to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and thrown into the sea,’ it will happen. 22 And whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive, if you have faith.” […]

Tunnel Vision

And some of the Pharisees in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, rebuke your disciples.” He answered, “I tell you, if these were silent, the very stones would cry out.”  Luke 19:39-40   Jesus is preparing to enter the city of Jerusalem on Palm Sunday as we read this verse.  The disciples and the crowd are shouting praise […]

Multiple Choice Faith

“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.” Matthew 7:7 ESV   Children love to ask their parents for lots of things. Permission, opinions, thoughts, and perhaps the most common money or services (ride to somewhere).  But sometimes their parents don’t give the “right” answer.  […]

Ask, Seek, Knock

“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.” Matthew 7:7   One lesson my Dad taught me was that it’s often worth asking.  I remember we went to a sporting event and we were told we could buy seats on metal bleachers and sit in […]

Count the Cost Pt.2

Each of us has had opportunities that we’ve passed up.  For some, you may even wonder, what could have been?  What would skydiving have been like?  Would I have flourished at that job, did I miss out on a great relationship?  Since we chose no, we never found out what could have been.  There are […]