Holy Week:Day 3: Tuesday (con’t) Mark 14:1-10(NIV): Now the Passover and the Festival of Unleavened Bread were only two days away, and the chief priests and the teachers of the law were scheming to arrest Jesus secretly and kill him. 2 “But not during the festival,” they said, “or the people may riot.” [Okay, this shows us that it is still Tuesday because the Passover … Continue reading Holy Week: Day 3 (Part 4 of 4)
Holy Week: Day 3: Tuesday (con’t) For some this may seem unnecessary, but I feel it is very important that we look at all of Jesus’ teaching and happenings during his final week. Yes, in this post there is a lot of scripture and not a whole lot of commentary; however, I think the scriptures explain it adequately enough and my comments just distract from … Continue reading Holy Week: Day 3 (Part 3)
As I promised, today we will be looking hard at grace and obedience and how together they will help us become stronger Christians. (Please read yesterday’s intro to see kind of where we are going this week.) Titus 3:5. “ Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to His mercy, He saved us.” Ephesians 2:8, “ For by grace you have … Continue reading Understanding, Grace, Obedience, and the Law (Part 2)
Okay, some people have asked me about posting the message I gave at a church earlier this month. Unfortunately, I did not think to record it, so I just decided I would post a written version. Now, this written message is a little different from the one I gave verbally as I am not under a time constraint here and the Holy Spirit changed a … Continue reading Understanding Grace, Obedience, and the Law (Introduction)
It is Thursday once again and time to give praises of thanksgiving to our glorious God! Today I find myself thankful that God is dependable. I trust he goes before me in all I do and I know he has a plan for my life. I take great comfort in that knowledge. It is also why I am confident to say that no matter what … Continue reading Thankful Thursday-Week 23 (9/12/13)
This post will be closely linked to yesterday’s, so if you haven’t read it, it might be helpful to go back and do so before continuing on. Yesterday, I confessed that my connection with God was not feeling as strong as it had been a few weeks and months before. I went on to say that I had checked my heart for unconfessed sin and … Continue reading I Found It!
It’s Thankful Thursday once again! There are so many things we should be thankful for this day; let’s give a shout out to our great Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. For those of you reading my blog for the first time, this is the one day of the week that I set aside to reflect on what I am thankful for this week. I then … Continue reading Thankful Thursday-Week 7 (5/23/13)
Woo Hoo! It is Thursday again, which means it is time to give thanks to Our Lord Jesus Christ!!! I know the weekend is just around the bend and many of you are super busy with Mother’s Day plans, but let’s pause today and thank the Lord for at least one thing he has blessed you with this week or share a special reason you … Continue reading Thankful Thursday-Week 5 (5/9/13)