Posts tagged “Grace”
Roots and Fruit: Go and Tell
Sharing the good news about Jesus is an obvious way to produce joy in other people’s hearts. But it’s a key to producing joy in our own hearts as well. Being active in sharing your faith helps you grasp all the good things you have through Jesus.
Time for a renovation
I drove by a strip club today. Well, a former strip club. This place of business closed down and went up for sale after…
He knows you by name
How many people know you? I mean, really know you? Your spouse or close family members, your best friend, someone you’ve worked closely with…
Look in the windshield, not the rearview
Is a sharp memory good? Depends. It’s good when you remember names, birthdays, anniversaries, appointments, and promises. It’s bad when you remember past slights,…
Don’t Block God’s Blessings
Watch the entire devotional series from this week, as Pastor Jon recounts the little known story of Mephibosheth to help us see how God blesses us regardless of the challenges in our lives.
Can You Help Those Who Can’t Help Themselves?
Why should you show love and kindness to those who don’t deserve it?
To Fitbit or not to Fitbit?
That is my question. Many of you already wear an activity tracker device. You have an Apple Watch, Fitbit, or a Garmin running watch….
Vulnerable to Doubt
How do you really know you’re one of Jesus’ sheep?
The triune nature of God remains a mystery. We admittedly trust and worship a God whom we don’t completely understand. Yet he isn’t eons…
Early judgment day
Is God’s patience unlimited? In a sense it is. His mercy triumphs over judgment. Our Savior’s blood washes even the dirtiest sinner clean. His…
You’ll make it
The incarnation of Jesus is the centerpiece of human history for many reasons. God taking on human flesh sends a powerful message of how…
Talk to yourself. Don’t listen to yourself.
There I was, just before the workout began, whining about what was ahead. Mainly I was nervous because the movements that day weren’t exactly…