Happy Easter

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. (John 3:16) With quiet and complete confidence that his Father would resurrect him, Jesus calmly walked to the cross. At the cross, Heaven and Earth intersected. At the cross a doorway was opened for us to enter into God’s perfect, holy, righteous Kingdom. At the cross a way was made for God to have Continue reading Happy Easter

Rest

Rest

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” (Matthew 11:28-30) This is the way Eugene Peterson translated these verses in the Message “Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with Continue reading Rest

Never Alone

John 17:11

There’s never been a moment when you have been alone since you put your faith In Jesus. Each and every day is a new day to enjoy experiencing God’s love. Your redeemer lives! Your redeemer protects and keeps you from stumbling! Don’t lose heart, for by your faith you have overcome the world! One day soon you will stand before his glorious presence without fault and with great joy! Through faith, we are God’s holy people, distinct from all the Continue reading Never Alone

Moving Forward

How do you find joy and peace for today and for whatever comes next in your life? In John 17 we have the privilege of eavesdropping on an intimate conversation between the Son and the Father just days before Jesus goes to the cross. In this conversation we catch a glimpse of how Jesus prepares himself to move forward into the most stressful period of his life. Jesus prayer in John 17 provides us with a model of how we Continue reading Moving Forward