Immanuel, God With Us

The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel” (which means “God with us”) (Matt 1:23) God is with you! God is with you today in your meetings, during your phone calls, over lunch and coffee. God is with you while you do each task of your job. Your value, your significance and your hope comes from doing what you are doing with God, for God’s glory. No matter how mundane your life may Continue reading Immanuel, God With Us

Calling

“I am the Lord’s servant,” Mary answered. “May your word to me be fulfilled.” (Luke 1:38)  God is calling you today. God may be calling you to a role that is exciting or to a place that the world may deem as “ordinary”. That is not what is important. What is important is that God is calling you to be exactly who he created you to be when he knit you together in your mother’s womb. When God created you, Continue reading Calling

Humility

Humility is the fear of the Lord; its wages are riches and honor and life. (Prov 22:4) As the cloud lifted, there she stood covered in leprous sores, like a newborn infant coming from its mother’s womb with its flesh half eaten. Next to her, he knelt, praying that the Lord would heal his sister for speaking out against his leadership. Is it any wonder that Moses was known for being the most humble man on earth? (Numbers 12) One Continue reading Humility

Rest

Let the beloved of the Lord rest secure in him, for he shields him all day long,and the one the Lord loves rests between his shoulders. (Deut 33:12) It had been a long busy day for Jesus and his disciples. It was night-time and they were crossing over to the other side of the Sea of Galilee. Jesus was resting peacefully in the back of the boat when suddenly a huge storm descended from out of nowhere. As Creator, he Continue reading Rest

Standing Firm

If you think you are standing firm, be careful that you don’t fall! (1 Cor 10:12 NIV) As an unschooled and ordinary man, filled with the Holy Spirit, Peter astonished the high priest and the teachers of the law by courageously proclaiming that salvation is only found in Jesus, and that there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved. Courageously Peter declared before the Pharisees that “we must obey God rather than human Continue reading Standing Firm