Comfort

‘For the Lamb at the centre of the throne will be their shepherd; he will lead them to springs of living water.  And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.’  (Revelation 7:17closeRevelation 7:17 17 For the Lamb in the midst of the throne will be their shepherd, and he will guide them to springs

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Easter Sunday – A Fresh Start

Luke 24:1-12closeLuke 24:1-12 The Resurrection 24:1 But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they went to the tomb, taking the spices they had prepared. 2 And they found the stone rolled away from the tomb, 3 but when they went in they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. 4 While they were

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Good Friday – This must be the Lamb

On a gray April morning as a chilling wind blew, A thousand dark promises were about to come true. As Satan stood trembling, knowing now he had lost, As the Lamb took His first step on the way to the cross. This must be the Lamb, The fulfillment of all God has spoken. This must

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Patrick’s Troubles

Today is the day that the patron saint of Ireland, St. Patrick, is honored.  A native of Britain, he was captured in the late fourth century A.D. by Irish pirates at age 16 and enslaved for six years in Ireland.  During that time he committed himself to Christianity.  He escaped and returned to his family

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Waiting by Trusting

Taken from “Turning Point Devotionals” by Dr. David Jeremiah Anyone who has ever purchased a home has had to navigate a myriad of details: credit check, offer and counter-offer, survey, repairs, and more.  If a friend asks “Are you going to buy the house?” you say, “We think so; we trust it will all work

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Lent

I’ve spent many years learning to understand what was accomplished when Jesus died on the cross, and it simply means that Jesus took all that I have coming to me—pain sickness, failure, confusion, hatred, rejection, and death—and gave me all that He had coming to Him – all His wholeness, healing, love, acceptance, peace, joy and life. Because of God’s grace,

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Lent

From heaven you came helpless babe Entered our world, your glory veiled Not to be served but to serve And give Your life that we might live This is our God, The Servant King He calls us now to follow Him To bring our lives as a daily offering Of worship to The Servant King

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God so loved…

  “If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but don’t love, I’m nothing but the creaking of a rusty gate. 2 If I speak God’s Word with power, revealing all his mysteries and making everything plain as day, and if I have faith that says to a mountain, “Jump,” and it jumps, but I

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Fourth Sunday of Advent – December 22, 2013

He Comes to Bring us Salvation   Why did Jesus come to earth?  To give us a holiday from work, from school; to provide a celebration with songs to sing, gifts to exchange and for family get-togethers?  Was it so businesses could balance the budget at the end of the year, to remain solvent?  These

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Third Sunday of Advent – December 15, 2013

  He comes to bring us Love   Have you ever stopped to think how God loves you? It sounds quite incredible and yet it’s true. Nothing on this earth or in the Heavens above Is as sure and certain as God’s love. (The Salvation Army Song Book #609)   The plot of the Christmas

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