Watching for the Return of the King

Watching for the Return of the King

“Watch therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour in which the Son of Man is coming.” (Matthew 25:13) Glancing is not the same as watching. I recently dropped my wife at a storefront so she could rush in for a few groceries. Stepping from the car, she said,...
Running Into God’s Arms

Running Into God’s Arms

Jesus said, “Let the little children come to Me, and do not forbid them; for of such is the kingdom of heaven.” (Matthew 19:14) God favors those who walk in agreement with His Word, who are surrendered to His will, and who depend completely on Him. I recently watched...
Washing and Mending our Nets

Washing and Mending our Nets

So it was, as the multitude pressed about Him to hear the word of God, that He stood by the Lake of Gennesaret, and saw two boats standing by the lake; but the fishermen had gone from them and were washing their nets. (Luke 5:1-2) In the business of fishing, the nets...
God, My Life is a Wreck!

God, My Life is a Wreck!

Have you ever looked at yourself as a wreck? Has your life ever resembled a 10-car pileup, all banged up, twisted, and dysfunctional? Paul described it perfectly: I delight in the law of God according to the inward man. But I see another law in my members, warring...