Surely something needs to change“ (p. 3).Continue reading Take the Challenge … Let God Change You
This Easter, may you marvel at the amazing love that God has for you. He sent Jesus into the world to pay the price for your sins, so that you could live with Him forever. Jesus died on the cross, taking your sins upon Himself. He was buried.
After three days, Jesus rose from the grave.
He now sits at the right hand of God speaking on your behalf.
May you rejoice and bask in the warmth of
God’s amazing love for you.
Now as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and after blessing it broke it and gave it to the disciples, and said, “Take, eat; this is my body.” And he took a cup, and when he had given thanks he gave it to them, saying, “Drink of it, all of you, for this is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins. I tell you I will not drink again of this fruit of the vine until that day when I drink it new with you in my Father’s kingdom.” Matthew 26:26-29Continue reading What’s Good About This Friday?
Frustrated because you can’t seem to be the kind of person that you want to be?
Although you get up in the morning and you tell yourself that you will be kind, not offend, and have a great outlook, you slip up before you get out the door.
You think no one cares.
There is someone who cares deeply. In fact, He loves you. Jesus loves you.
All of us have sinned, fallen short of God’s requirements. That’s you and me. We’re all failures.
The consequences of that sin is death and separation from God forever–hell. But God, in all His glory, loved you and me so much that He sent His Son, Jesus, into the world.Continue reading Jesus, the Perfect Sacrifice, Loves You
Do you remember the house you were brought up in? Do you remember it looking this run-down? When I lived in my home in Weleetka, Oklahoma, it was not this run-down. When I saw what it looked like about three decades after I lived in it, I brooded over it for awhile. There were good memories, and there were bad memories, but they were a part of my family … my past … my being. It was sad.Continue reading Brooding Over the Past?
Feel like you’re jammed in traffic all the time? You’re going here and there. There’s no time to rest, no time to enjoy this life you’re living?
You’re busy doing good. Maybe you’re taking care of the kids or grandkids, and there’s soccer practice, homework, dance lessons, dinner, lunches to pack, science project, and in between you’re getting groceries, cleaning the house, doing laundry and helping the neighbor with her sick mom.
You’re visiting the sick, delivering meals to shut-ins, and teaching a Bible study.
You’re busy doing good at work. You are tied to your phone and your computer. There’s the social media for work and for yourself. You need to write that report, and the meetings take the day away. When you get home, you cook dinner, help the kids with homework, bathe them, put them to bed, snuggle with your husband, put him to bed, then you settle in to get the work done for the next day at the office.
The “To Do” list is 10 sheets long and growing.Continue reading The Secret of Rest