is it finished…?

When they came to the place that is called The Skull, they crucified Jesus there with the criminals, one on his right and one on his left. Luke 23:33 NRSV Jesus... God in the flesh... nailed to a cross... "It is finished!" And He bowed His head and gave up His spirit. John 19:30 NASB Jesus...… Continue reading is it finished…?

a universal thirst…

O God, you are my God, I seek you, my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you, as in a dry and weary land where there is no water. Psalm 63:1 NRSV We all thirst... have a soul-desire to be filled... satisfied... comforted... Yet few of us realize what it is our souls thirst for...… Continue reading a universal thirst…

new beginning…

In the beginning, God created... Genesis 1:1 Each of us has a beginning... Both as a whole... and as individuals... Already within us... in the beginning... is a story... fully written before the Creator... from start to finish... Nothing surprises Him... All that catches us off guard... turns our worlds upside-down... sends our souls reeling...… Continue reading new beginning…

the yoke of Love…

"... Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light." --Jesus Matthew 11:28-30 ESV… Continue reading the yoke of Love…

the law is Love…

You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart.  Deuteronomy 6:5-6 ESV Love... From the beginning... God's reaching out to re-connect with His people... is all centered on... love... The… Continue reading the law is Love…