Workday Prayer

Our Father in Heaven; Thank you that I can rest in Your Holy presence through the shed blood of your Son. May my life and work honor Your Holy name. Help me to keep my eyes focused on You and Your kingdom as I go about my work. May my work, my attitudes, and my speech be pleasing in Your sight, and in accordance with Your will. May everything that my employer and colleagues do and say be in accordance Continue reading Workday Prayer

Humility meets Anxiety

Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. (1 Peter 5:6-7 NIV) Humility and Anxiety sat down one day to have a conversation. Anxiety, with his brow wrinkled, sat there fretting and wondering if he would be allowed to speak first, and if he could communicate his thoughts clearly. Humility looked at Anxiety with kindness, and graciously asked, “So what is Continue reading Humility meets Anxiety

Choose Your Attitude – 1 Peter 4:12-19

Dear friends, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal that has come on you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. But rejoice in as much as you participate in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed. (1 Peter 4:12-13 NIV) What is your attitude when people react positively or negatively upon learning of your faith in Christ? Are you surprised? Or are you filled with joy, Continue reading Choose Your Attitude – 1 Peter 4:12-19

A life Marked by Grace 1 Peter 4:1-11

Be alert and of sober mind so that you may pray. (1 Peter 4:7 NIV) Prepare yourself mentally for action – For the act of walking away from your past life and satisfying your own desires. Make a clean break from sin, even as Christ’s finished work on the cross dealt once and for all for sin. Boldly walk into a new life marked by grace– A life that desires to do the will of God. A life framed by Continue reading A life Marked by Grace 1 Peter 4:1-11

Memoirs of an Apostle

Now to the only God our Savior be glory, majesty, power and authority, through Jesus Christ our Lord, before all ages, now and forevermore – Jude 25 Imagine sitting with one of the apostles near the end of their life as they reminisced. I am an old man now, but I still remember that evening. The evening hadn’t gone the way we had expected it to go. Earlier that week the crowds had celebrated with us shouting ‘Hosanna,Blessed is He who Continue reading Memoirs of an Apostle