trust the Author…

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all, training us to renounce impiety and worldly passions, and in the present age to live lives that are self-controlled, upright, and godly, while we wait for the blessed hope and the manifestation of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ.  Titus… Continue reading trust the Author…

you may have peace…

"... I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world." --Jesus to His disciples John 16:33 ESV In the world we will have tribulation... trouble... trials... but Jesus has left us with His Word... All the… Continue reading you may have peace…

challenging grace…

Shout and sing for joy, O inhabitant of Zion, for great in your midst is the Holy One of Israel. Isaiah 12:6 ESV For those who have entered the Kingdom through the blood of Jesus... by faith in the Way He made... we become inhabitants of Zion... the eternal city of God... It's a spiritual… Continue reading challenging grace…

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…

living faith…

But my righteous one will live by faith. And if he shrinks back, I will not be pleased with him. Hebrews 10:38 NIV84 Where are you living by faith...? sure of what you hope for...? certain of what you do not see...? (Hebrews 11:1) Are you shrinking back...? making excuses...? trusting self...? the world...? another...?… Continue reading living faith…